February 13, 2011 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Today

Job Fair – Riverfront Park will host the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department’s 19th annual event offering more than 200 spring and summer positions at Riverfront Park, Merkel Sports Complex, park operations and the city’s aquatic centers. Noon to 4 p.m. in the IMAX Theater at Riverfront Park. Applicants can go to www.spokaneriverfrontpark.com or www.spokaneparks.org and should bring a completed application to the fair. Information: (509) 363-5455.

Monday

Spokane City Forum Luncheon – Reservations due by noon today. Kalispel Tribe members and executive staff will discuss “Strengthening and Building Our Community While Preserving Our Cultural and Natural Heritage.” Wednesday, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Spokane First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Cost is $10, $5 for students, and includes lunch. Child care available by reservation for $4 per child. Information: (509) 777-1555.

Adam Liptak – Gonzaga University School of Law’s William O. Douglas Committee will present this event featuring Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times, who will discuss “The Role of the First Amendment in the Internet Era” and Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and WikiLeaks. 5:30 p.m. in the Barbieri Courtroom, Gonzaga University School of Law, 721 N. Cincinnati St. Free. Information: lschromen-wawrin@lawschool.gonzaga.edu.

Tuesday

AIA Lunch N’ Learn – Reservations due today for this event presented by Pro-Build and the Spokane Chapter of the American Institute of Architects on building green exteriors. Wednesday at noon in Lower Level Conference Room, Chase Financial Center, 601 W. Main Ave. RSVP: (509) 747-5498 or office@aiaspokane.org.

ReTool Box Help Session: Résumé Templates/Saving Information – The Coeur d’Alene Public Library and North Idaho College will co-host this event that will provide participants assistance with résumé templates and saving information. 12:30-2 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. Information: (208) 769-2315 or www.cdalibrary.org.

Wednesday

Business Marketing and Sales Workshop – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting a workshop that will discuss how to identify prospective customers, how to attract them to your business and how to get them to buy your products and services, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. The cost is $40 in advance or $50 at the door. Call (509) 353-2800 to register.

American Society for Training and Development Meeting – The Inland Northwest chapter of the ASTD will present this event that will discuss “Getting to High-performance in Webinar Delivery.” 11:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. at Red Lion River Inn, 700 N. Division St. $40/ ASTD local members and $55/nonmembers, includes lunch. Information: www.astdinw.org.

Thursday

“Marking Twitter Work for Your Business” – Presented by BizStreet. 8-9:30 a.m. at Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. $15 for GSI members, $30 for nonmembers. Information or to register: (509) 321-3632 or http://events.greaterspokane.org.

ASWA Meeting – The American Society of Women Accountants’ Spokane chapter No. 4. will host this event featuring certified public accountant Kim Weller, who will discuss personal asset valuations. 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 RSVP: reservations@aswa4.org.

ReTool Box Help Session: Interviewing/Presentations – The Coeur d’Alene Public Library and North Idaho College will co-host this event that will provide participants assistance with interviewing and presentations. 6-7:30 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Public Library, Community Room, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. Information: (208) 769-2315 or www.cdalibrary.org.

Conventions

International Auto Show – Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 13,000 attendees.

Institute for Court Management – Monday through Feb. 20, Oxford Suites – Downtown, 45 attendees.

13th Annual Spokane Golf Show – Saturday through Feb. 20, Spokane Convention Center, 3,000 attendees.

WSBPA High School Varsity Championships – Saturday through Feb. 20, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 700 attendees.


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