August 12, 2012 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting - Registration is due today for this event featuring Griffin Thompson, senior climate change program manager for the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science, who will discuss local solutions to global environmental challenges. 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.

Wednesday

“Small Business Marketing and Sales” - SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., second floor. $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 per additional person from the same company. Register: (509) 353-2821 or www.scorespokane.org /workshops.

Thursday

“Ducks, Dams and Deltas” - The Idaho Conservation League will host this After Hours Event that will discuss the effects the operation of the Albeni Falls Dam has on the wetlands and wildlife of the deltas, and proposed restoration work. 5:30 p.m. at Pend d’Oreille Winery, 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint. Free. Information: (208) 265-9565 or www.idahoconservation.org.

ICSEW Conference - Registration closes today. The Interagency Committee of State Employed Women will provide low-cost training in professional development, financial well-being and personal health for Spokane-area residents. Aug. 23 at The Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. $90 for all-day conference, includes lunch. Registration and information: www.icsew.wa.gov.

Conventions

Women of Faith Conference - Thursday through Aug. 19, Spokane Veteran’s Memorial Arena, 10,000 attendees.

Goodguys Great NW Nationals - Friday through Aug. 19, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 3,000 attendees.

Empowered Healing Retreat - Friday through Aug. 19, DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 500 attendees.


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