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Week Ahead

Sun., May 19, 2013, midnight


Basic Video: Exporting and Uploading Presented by Tincan. This workshop will show you how to best compress your videos and share them online. 4-5 p.m., 1317 W. Second Ave. Free and open to the public. Visit or call (509) 744-0972 to register or for more information.


“No Nonsense Networking” – Trust Team, ActionCOACH Spokane, Washington Trust Bank, and Luigi’s Italian Restaurant are hosting this event every third Tuesday of each month. It is an opportunity to build your contacts and your business. 5-8 p.m., Luigi’s Italian Restaurant, 245 W. Main Ave. Free; registration is required. For more information or to register, visit thirdtuesdayluigis.

Small Business Appreciation Reception Greater Spokane Incorporated will host this event to show gratitude toward area small businesses. 4:30-6:30 p.m., The Glover Mansion, 321 W. Eighth Ave. $20/non-GSI members; free/GSI members. Registration is required. For more information or registration, call (509) 321-3622 or visit


Small Business Financial Management This SCORE workshop will give you tips on using Quickbooks as a financial management tool. 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. To register or for more information, call (509) 353-2821 or visit

Washington Grain Commission – An annual meeting for Washington’s small grain industry. Open to the public. Wednesday at 10 a.m.; and reconvened Thursday at 8 a.m. Commission Conference Room, 2702 W. Sunset Blvd. Ste A. For more information, call (509) 456-2481.

“Hiring Our Heroes” – This career fair is specifically designed for military veterans, members of the National Guard and Reserves, active-duty military and family members. Area employers can register for a free booth and come prepared to accept resumes and interview qualified applicants. 2-6 p.m., Idaho Army Guard Armory, 5453 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls. There will also be a workshop designed for those who wish to start their own businesses from noon to 4 p.m. Space is limited; please register at default.aspx. For more information, please call (208) 457-8789 ext. 3993.

Think and Drink – Presented by Humanities Washington. Technology experts Alex Alben, author of “Analog Days-How Technology Rewrote Our Future,” and Brett Atwood, professor at the WSU Edward R. Murrow School of Communication, will lead a discussion titled “Bit by Bit: The Digital Evolution of the Neighborhood.” This discussion will examine how digital technology affects interactions, institutions, and culture. Shann Ray, professor of leadership studies at Gonzaga University, will moderate. 7:30 p.m., Lindaman’s Gourmet Bistro, 1235 S. Grand Blvd. The event is free. For more information, visit think-drink.


Business After Hours – A networking opportunity presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. 5-7 p.m., Sixth Man Marketing, 542 W. Cataldo Ave. For more information or registration, call (509) 321-3614 or visit $10/non-GSI members; free/GSI members.


Women Owned Small Business Certification Learn about the Women Owned Small Business Program and how to become certified by the Small Business Administration. 9-11 a.m., Greater Spokane Incorporated, 801 W. Riverside Ave. For more information or registration, call (509) 321-3614 or visit Free.


Sweet Adelines International Annual Region 13 Meeting – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 900 attendees.

2013 Lilac Festival – Today.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Regional Meeting – Today-Tuesday, Davenport Hotel and Tower, 75 attendees.

Annual Windermere Marathon and Half Marathon – Today, Mirabeau Point Park, 2,500 attendees.

Washington State Association of County Auditors General Business Meeting – Tuesday-Thursday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 45 attendees.

Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference – Thursday and Friday, Davenport Hotel and Tower, 100 attendees.

Spokane Kennel Club Annual Event – Friday-May 26, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 1,000 attendees.

Yancey Events Real Estate Workshop – Friday-May 26, DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 100 attendees.

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