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Week Ahead

Sun., March 17, 2013, midnight

Monday

Green Business Networking Luncheon – Philip Kercher, manager of facilities and head of the Green Team at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital, presents the program. Tickets can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling (509) 209-2861. Time: 11:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Room 201. $25.

Tuesday

BALLE Webinar Series – Sun People Dry Goods Co., Sustainable Business Network INW, and Sustainable Resources INW’s Local Money Council present “Move Your Money, Then Make It Work for Your Community: Partnering with Local Banks and Credit Unions.” Speakers are Leslie Ackerman, Dick Fletcher and Erin Kilmer-Neel. 4-5 p.m., 32 W. Second Ave. Event is free and open to the public. For more information call (509) 368-9378 or visit www.sunpeopledrygoods.com.

Growing Your Business With Facebook – Presented by Tincan. Stay relevant by using the social networking giant to market your growing business. 5-6 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Free and open to the public. Limited to 10 individuals. Register online at www.tincan.org or call (509) 744-0972.

Third Tuesday Spokane - Presented by Washington Trust Bank, ActionCOACH Spokane, and Wolf Creek Lodge. Cultivate your networking skills. 5-8 p.m., Wolf Creek Lodge, 104 S. Freya St. The event is free, drink purchase requested. Registration required at http://thirdtuesday 031913.eventbrite.com. For more information email Spokane@actioncoach.com.

Wednesday

Small Business Marketing and Sales – Learn how to identify prospective customers, attract them to your business, and get them to buy your products and services. A SCORE Spokane workshop. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. $40/advance, $50/at the door, $15/per additional person from the same company. Register at (509) 353-2821 or www.scorespokane.org /workshops.

Changing Health Care Environment – Spokane City Forum will present “Behavioral Healthcare Services in a Changing Healthcare Environment,” a discussion on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in relation to behavioral health care from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Sessions will follow from 1-2 p.m. entitled: “Older Adults and Mental Health,” “How Business Can Partner with Behavioral Healthcare Programs to Hire Individuals for Employment,” and “The Affect of Mental Disorders on Families.” First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St. Reservations are due by noon on Monday. Please visit www.spokanecityforum.org to register. For more information call (509) 777-1555 or email cityforum@spokanefpc.org. $15/general; $5/students and seniors.

Thursday

Is Your Freedom of Assembly Under Threat? – Gonzaga University’s visiting scholar in-residence, Dr. Todd Gitlin, will present. Gitlin is a professor of journalism and sociology, and the chair of the Ph.D. program in communications at Columbia University. Free to the public. 7 p.m., Jundt Art Museum, Room 110, 202 E. Cataldo Ave. Visit www.gonzaga.edu/comlevents for more information.

Conventions

Inland Northwest Motorcycle Show and Sale – Today, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 11,000 attendees.

Annual Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show – Thursday-March 24, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 10,000 attendees.

Annual Volleyball Tournament – Friday-March 31, Spokane Convention Center, 10,000 attendees.

Winterfest Washington Dental Service – Saturday-March 24, Davenport Hotel and Tower, 60 attendees.


 
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