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Week Ahead

Sun., Oct. 6, 2013


Housing Washington 2013 – Celebrating the advancement of affordable housing in Washington state. Keynote presenters include Nicolas Retsinas, Avi Friedman and Sherman Alexie. Events include the Friends of Housing awards luncheon and a performance by Capitol Steps. Monday-Wednesday, Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. For more information visit http:// or call (425) 761-5717. $375.

Vision CDA 2030 – The launch event of Exploring Greater Coeur d’Alene in 2030 with a public presentation, audience polling, discussion, lobby display, and more activities. 6:30 p.m., Kroc Center Auditorium, 1765 W. Golf Course Road. For more information call (208) 415-0112 or visit Free.


Finding and Retaining Funders - A BizStreet program presented by Greater Spokane Incorporated. Joyce Cameron and Mary Savage from the Providence Health Care Foundation will speak on funding for nonprofits and other organizations. 8-9:30 a.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 100. For more information visit events.greater or call (509) 321-3632. $20/GSI members; $35/nonmembers.

How to Write a Business Plan - Part of the Spokane SCORE workshop series. Learn to write a comprehensive business plan and get assistance from a SCORE mentor. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SBA Training Room, 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. $40/registered; $50/at the door; $15/per additional person from the same company. Register at


Introduction to Government Contracting - Greater Spokane Incorporated will present a workshop on ways your business can attract customers from government agencies. 8-11 a.m., 801 W. Riverside, Suite 100. To register visit events.greater or call (509) 321-3641. Free.

Marketing Associates of Spokane – The president of Communication Resources Northwest, Meg Winch, will present “Effective Presentations by Design: Winning the Interview” at the monthly meeting of Marketing Associates of Spokane. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Please make reservations by Monday at For more information, please contact or $20/members; $30/nonmembers


Good Morning Greater Spokane - This month’s meeting will feature speaker Col. Brian Newberry, Wing Commander at Fairchild Air Force Base. 7:30-9 a.m., The Lincoln Center, 1316 N. Lincoln St. Make reservations at http://events.greater or call (509) 321-3612. $25/GSI members; $30/GSI members after Wednesday; $55/nonmembers.


Building Dedication – A formal dedication ceremony and reception for Washington State University’s visitor center. 9 a.m., 150 E. Spring St., Pullman. To make reservations visit visitorcenterRSVP.

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