Week Ahead


Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Registration is due today for this meeting featuring Taree Bollinger and Pam Heeke, who will discuss “Marketing Ethics during Economic Downturns.” Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Dr. $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers; includes lunch. Reservations: Information: (208) 676-8001.


Spokane Falls Community College Job Fair – 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at SFCC SUB Lounges A, B and C, Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Information: (509) 533-4197.

Get Your Business on the Bandwith Bandwagon – Seminar on social media. 8-9:30 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $15/Greater Spokane Inc. members; $30/general. Information: (509) 624-1393.

“Beginning Blue Print Reading” – The Inland Pacific Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors presents this two-part workshop from 2-5 p.m. today and Thursday at the ABC office, 12310 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Suite 100, Spokane Valley. Cost is $70/ABC members, $100/nonmembers. Information: (509) 534-0826 or

WSU Executive MBA Program Information Session – Learn more about Washington State University’s executive master of business administration degree program. 5-6:30 p.m. at the Riverpoint campus, Academic Center Building, Room 501. Information: (509) 358-7504.


A Conversation with State Sen. Lisa Brown – Meet with Democratic Sen. Brown, learn about her role, engage in a group discussion and ask questions. 8-9:30 a.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $25/Greater Spokane Inc. members; $50/general admission. Information: (509) 624-1393.

How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the BizStreet Resource Center, second floor, 801 W. Riverside Ave. Cost is $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Register: (509) 353-2800.

Washington Society of CPAs – This Spokane chapter meeting will discuss “Computers and the Workplace/Current Hot Topics and Significant Developments in Employment Law.” Noon-2 p.m. at the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. Cost is $40; lunch included. Information: (509) 747-2158, ext. 218, or

ABCs of Supervising Others – Presented by the Community Colleges of Spokane Institute of Extended Learning business and community training division. Learn how to become a better supervisor. 6-9 p.m., at the Magnuson Building, 2917 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Cost is $49. Call (509) 279-6243 for information or visit enroll/register.php to register.


“Navigating through the Accounting Standards Codification” – The Spokane chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants is presenting this seminar that will include breakfast; attendees can earn two CPE credits. 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Gonzaga COG, 702 E. Desmet Ave. The cost is $15 for students and $50 for WSCPA members and nonmembers. Call (800) 272-8273.

“Understanding the Impact of Health Care Reform”– Edward Jones financial adviser Buddy Honshell will host this free broadcast at 2 p.m. at 1810 E. Schneidmiller Ave., Suite 210, Post Falls. Call (208) 773-3268 to reserve.

Preventing Business Losses Workshop – The Pullman Chamber of Commerce will sponsor this event that will discuss fire extinguisher training, employee fraud and emergency preparation from 6-8:30 p.m. at the WSU Research Park, 1610 NE Eastgate Blvd., Suite 650, Pullman. The cost is $10/business and $5/chamber businesses and includes pizza and soda. RSVP at (509) 334-3565.


“EPA Lead Based Paint, Renovation, Repair and Painting Training” – The Inland Pacific Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors will present this workshop from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the ABC office, 12310 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Suite 100, Spokane Valley. The cost is $250/ABC members, $300/nonmembers. Call (509) 534-0826 for more information or visit


Joyce Meyer Ministries – Today, Spokane Arena, 8,000 attendees.

Washington Education Association Annual Representative Assembly – Monday through Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 1,300 attendees.

Washington State Coalition for the Homeless Annual Conference – Wednesday through Friday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 400 attendees.

Kiwanis International Aktion Club – Friday through May 16, Comfort Inn – University District/Downtown, 125 attendees.

Lilac City Tattoo Expo – Friday through May 16, Spokane Convention Center, 1,700 attendees.

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