Spokane City Forum Luncheon – Reservations due by noon today. John Traynor, education professor at Gonzaga University, will discuss “Our Kids…Our Business – Priority Spokane Education Initiative.” Wednesday, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Spokane First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. $10/general, $5 for students, and includes lunch. Child care available by reservation for $4 per child. Information: (509) 777-1555.
16th Annual Spark Awards – Reservations are due today. The Spokane Regional Marketing and Communications Association will recognize the achievements of the local marketing and communications community. Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $45 for MarCom and PRSA members, $50 for nonmembers and $20 for students with valid ID. To register, visit www.SpokaneMarCom.com/rsvp. Information: (509) 241-4756.
Regionally Based Urban Land Institute Workshop – The Urban Land Institute will present this event on “Effective Tools to Enhance Strong Public/Private Partnership.” 8-10 a.m. at Parkside Center, 601 E. Front Ave., Ste. 304, Coeur d’Alene. $45/ULI member, $50/nonmember; lower cost participation for public and non-profit sectors, students and professionals ages 35 and younger. Registration: http://idaho.uli.org. Information: (208) 433-9352.
Business Marketing and Sales – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop today from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside, second floor. $40 in advance or $50 at the door. Register: (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org/workshops.
American Society for Training and Development Workshop: “Remember the Ice” – The Inland Northwest chapter of the ASTD will present this event that will discuss how to enhance your communication skills with Bob Nicolls. 11:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Red Lion Templin’s Hotel, 414 E. First Ave., Post Falls. $45 for ASTD local members and $60 for nonmembers for lunch, keynote and workshop. For more information, visit www.astdinw.org.
“Professionals Serving Very Ill Clients” – Hospice of Spokane will host this professional education conference for accountants, attorneys, insurance professionals, professional guardians and bankers. Continuing education credits available. 7:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Gonzaga Law School, Barbieri Moot Courtroom, 721 N. Cincinnati. $75. Information or to register: (509) 532-6728 or www.hospiceofspokane.org.
Washington Society of CPAs – This Spokane chapter will host this event as part of its Spring Breakfast Series. Topic will be “Don’t Be a Victim: Fighting Fraud with Knowledge.” 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Gonzaga University’s COG building, 702 E. Desmet. $15/students, $50/WSCPA members and nonmembers. Registration: www.wscpa.org or (800) 272-8273.
ASWA Meeting – The American Society of Women Accountants’ Spokane chapter No. 4 will host this event featuring Karl Wilkinson. 5:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $15/students, $20/ASWA members, $25/nonmember guests. Includes dinner. Information or to register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWDB Spring Leadership – Today-Tuesday, Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 6,500 attendees.
Get Lit! Festival – Today, Bing Crosby Theater, citywide, 5,000 attendees.
Women’s Show – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 4,000 attendees.
The Sysco Culinary Expo – Wednesday-Friday, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.
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