Fundraising 101 – A seminar on successful fundraising and nonprofit networking sponsored by The Family Guide. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., The Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $75/per person; $50/per additional person from same organization. For more information email email@example.com or call (509) 928-9664.
Trade on the Move: Regional Freight Discussion –Greater Spokane Incorporated will host a discussion on regional transportation priorities in the Inland Northwest. 7:30-9:30 a.m., CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Spokane Valley. Register at events.greater spokane.org. $40/GSI member; $45/nonmember.
Small Business Marketing and Sales – Learn how to identify prospective customers and attract them to your business. 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. For more information or to register, call (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org.
State of the Green Economy – Area business professionals will discuss clean technology, climate change and job creation. Keynote speaker will be Gov. Jay Inslee. 3-6 p.m., the Davenport Hotel, 10 S. Post St. To register visit events.greater spokane.org. $20/GSI member; $30/nonmember.
Shred Event –Numerica Credit Union will offer a free shredding event for consumers and small businesses to dispose of sensitive documents. Numerica staff will be available to answer questions and offer information on protecting yourself from identity theft. 2-5 p.m., Five Mile Branch, 1916 W. Francis Ave. Limit of three grocery bags or two file boxes per person. (509) 535-7613.
Fall Home Idea Show – Today, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 7,700 attendees.
WSU Conference Management Western Protective Relay Conference – Monday-Thursday, Spokane Convention Center, 575 attendees.
NAFSA Association of International Educators Fall Region 1 Meeting – Tuesday-Saturday, DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, 100 attendees.
Washington State Quilters Quilt Show and Merchant Mall – Friday-Oct. 20, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 7,000 attendees.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.