April 8, 2012 in Business

Week Ahead



Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting - Registration is due today for this event featuring Chris Majer of the Human Potential Project. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $20/members, $30/nonmembers, includes lunch. Reservations: www.maspokane.org. Information: (509) 747-2179


“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 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. The cost is $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Register: (509) 353-2821.

“Preparing for a Job Fair” - North Idaho College’s Career Services will offer this workshop from 9-10 a.m. in the Blue Creek Bay Room, Edminster Student Union Building, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene. Free. Register: (208) 769-3297.

INBA Networking Lunch - The Inland Northwest Business Alliance will present this event that will discuss “The Economic Impact of Marriage Equality.” 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Europa Pizzaria, 125 S. Wall St. $20/members and first-time guests; $25/returning guests. Information or registration: www.inbaspokane.org.

Lunch and Learn Event: “SBA Lending and the Government” - Marcheso and Associates Inc. in Coeur d’Alene will host this event featuring Bob Beck from Mountain West Bank, who will discuss how the Small Business Administration (SBA) can help you start, grow and succeed in your business. Lunch will be provided. Noon at 320 N. Neider Ave., Suite 103, Coeur d’Alene. RSVP: (208) 665-5894.


“Growing Your Business with Facebook” - Tincan will present this workshop on the basics of Facebook. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or www.tincan.org.

unCorked! - A fundraiser for the National Association of Women Business Owners. The evening includes hors d’oeuvres from A Catered Affair, along with wine pairings and commentary from John Allen of Vino! and chocolate desserts. Tickets are available at Vino!, The BrickHouse Massage and Coffee Bar, Coeur d’Alene Olive Oil and Nectar Tasting Room. 5:30-9 p.m. at Masonic Center, 1108 W. Riverside Ave. $60 in advance, $75 at the door. Tickets: (509) 468-0519. Information: www.nawbonw.org.


Palouse Chamber of Commerce Home Business Expo - Featuring home crafters, contractors, artists and other home-based businesses. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Palouse Community Center, 220 E. Main St., Palouse, Wash. Information: www.visitpalouse.com.


FIRST Robotics - Today, Eastern Washington University, 500 attendees.

Get Lit! Festival - Wednesday through April 15, citywide, 5,000 attendees.

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