April 20, 2014 in Business

Week Ahead

 

Monday

Understanding Your Credit Report - Learn how credit reports work, why they matter, and how to fix mistakes. 6:30 p.m., Inland Northwest Bank, 2110 N. Ruby St. Free. (509) 232-4666.

Tuesday

DSHS Money Smart Day - Learn about money management, tips for saving, couponing and credit. Presented by SNAP. 9 a.m., Department of Social and Health Services, 8517 E. Trent Ave. Registration is required at (509) 456-7106, ext. 122 or 106. Lunch will be provided.

Assets 101 - Learn how to save and build assets. 1 p.m., YWCA Women’s Opportunity Center, 930 N. Monroe St. Free. (509) 714-9281.

Understanding Credit & Identity Theft - Discover more about credit and identity theft. 2 p.m., Community Frameworks, 315 W. Mission Ave. Free. (509) 714-9281.

Wednesday

Empowerment Summit - The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce presents a day of speakers and panelists who will discuss leadership and empowering local businesses and employees. 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Mirabeau Park Hotel, 1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley. For more information or registration, visit www.spokanevalleychamber.org. $95/per attendee, includes lunch. Group discounts available.

QuickBooks Financial Management - This SCORE workshop will give you tips on using QuickBooks as a bookkeeping and financial management tool for a small business. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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, visit www.scorespokane.org.

Budgeting Basics - Learn about money management and building a spending plan. All participants will be entered into a drawing for a free gift card. 6 p.m., Numerica Credit Union, 303 E. Lyons Ave. Free. (509) 714-9281.

Thursday

Executive Women International Spring Conference – The Spokane chapter of EWI will host “Fall for Spokane: Inspiring & Educating our Future Leaders,” featuring keynote speaker Lisa Brown, chancellor of Washington State University - Spokane. This is an opportunity for business professionals, including non-EWI members, to network. Through Saturday, Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. For more information and registration, visit href=”http://ewispokane.org/careers/spring-conference-2014”>ewispokane.org /careers /spring-conference-2014.

Work Source Money Smart Day – Learn about money management, tips for saving, and your credit. Presented by SNAP. 9 a.m., Work Source Offices, 130 S. Arthur St. Lunch will be provided. All participants will be entered into a drawing for a free gift card. Registration is required at (509) 456-7106, ext. 122 or 106.

Inland NW Business Plan Competition Awards Ceremony - Come see Spokane’s next generation of entrepreneurs. More than $30,000 will be awarded to aspiring community entrepreneurs at the awards ceremony. A $10,000 award will be given to the entrepreneur who takes first place in the OPEN category. 4:30-6 p.m., Whitworth University, Weyerhaeuser Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. Call (509) 777-4606 or visit inlandnw-bpc2014.istart.org for more information. Free and open to the public; no reservations required.

Friday

Public Shred Day - Protect yourself from identity theft. Bring your old bank statements and other private papers to be safely and securely shredded. 9 a.m., Inland Northwest Bank, 11917 W. Sunset Highway, Airway Heights. Free. (509) 244-4840.

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft - Learn how identity theft happens, how to protect yourself, and what to do if it happens. All participants will be entered into a drawing for a free gift card. 12:10 p.m., Inland Northwest Bank, 11917 W. Sunset Highway, Airway Heights. Free. (509) 244-4840.

Saturday

Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference – A conference featuring speakers and demonstrations from international and local scientists, educators and tech companies. 9 a.m., Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. $50; free for students with a registered participant. For more information, contact (509) 313-3908 or depalma@gonzaga.edu.

Conventions

Spokannibals Roller Derby League Spokarnage – Today, Spokane Convention Center, 1,500 attendees.

World Wide Group WWDB Spring Leadership – Wednesday-April 28, Spokane Arena, 6,500 attendees.

The Whatever Girls Annual Conference – Thursday-April 27, DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane city Center, 150 attendees.

2014 Women’s Show – Friday and Saturday, Spokane Convention Center, 4,000 attendees.

Custer Enterprises 39th Annual Spring Antique Show and Sale – Friday-April 27, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 6,000 attendees.


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