Marketing Associates of Spokane Meeting – Jessica Green of Brightworks will present “Green Building Performance – Closing Gaps Between Design and Results.” Attendees will learn ways to help support building performance with the most payback. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Monday at www.maspokane.org for the Thursday event. Cost: $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. For more information: (208) 676-8001, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Video: Scripting and Shooting – This Tincan workshop teaches creating a script, types of scripts, camera basics, and the art of shooting. 4 p.m., at 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call Elisha at (509) 744-0972.
Basic Windows OS – Tincan workshop covers file directories, basic theme and startup options, computer updates and how to install/uninstall software. Time: 10 a.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Registration online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.
Etsy – Using Etsy website to sell handmade crafts. Hosted by Tincan. Time: 3 p.m., at 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.
Gonzaga University Dean’s Business Forum Breakfast – Steve Warner, president of the Washington Wine Commission, will discuss “Washington State Wine A Bright Spot for the State Economy.” Time: 7:30 a.m., Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium, 502 E. Boone Ave. $15/public, $5/Gonzaga students; includes 7 a.m. continent breakfast. Register at www.gonzaga.edu/sbaevents. For more information call (509) 313-7036 or email email@example.com.
Inland Northwest Society of Human Resource Management Luncheon – National speaker Lisa Horn will discuss “When 9 to 5 Goes Bust: Making Workflex a Reality in Your Organization.” Time: 11 a.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. $25. To register and for more information visit www.inshrm.org.
Online Job Searching – Tincan workshop on finding jobs on company websitesand general tips for applying for jobs online. Time: 2 p.m., at 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.
How to Write a Business Plan – SCORE Spokane will host this workshop. Learn to write a business plan. Get assistance from a SCORE mentor to review and refine your plan. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. Cost: $40/pre-registered, $50/at the door, $15/additional person from same company. For more information call Spokane SCORE at (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org.
University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene’s Speaker Series – Laura Stensgar, marketing director of Coeur d’Alene Casino and Resort, will discuss “Gaming Matters in North Idaho.” 4-5 p.m. at U-Idaho Harbor Center, 1031 N. Academic Way, Coeur d’Alene. Information: www.uidaho.edu/cda or (208) 667-2588.
Social Security Seminar – Pat Wardian, president and CEO of Wardian Wealth Management, discusses maximizing your Social Security benefits, and lowering or avoiding taxes on these benefits.Complimentary dinner following presentation. 6 p.m., Seasons Restaurant, 209 Lakeside Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. Reservations: wardianwealth.com or call (208) 664-8980.
Aram Lecture on Business Ethics – Professor Brian K. Steverson, Gonzaga University’s John L. Aram chair of Business Ethics, will discuss “Business Ethics Education as Transformative: The Jesuit Tradition” for this fourth annual lecture. He discusses the financial crisis that began in 2007 and the role America’s schools of business might play in preventing a similar calamity in the future. 6:30 p.m., Cataldo Hall Globe Room, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free and open to the public. For more information visit the Aram Lecture website at http://bit.ly/10Pd1j0, call (509) 313-3419, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growing Your Business with Facebook – Presented by Tincan. Time: 4 p.m., at 1317 W. Second Ave. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.
Basic Internet – Tincan is presenting this workshop on learning how to navigate the Web. 10-11 a.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Registration is not required. For information visit www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.
Photoshop 101 – Hosted by Tincan Time: 1 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Register at www.tincan.org or (509) 744-0972.
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