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TUESDAY

WorkSource Spokane Job Expo – Anyone looking for a job is invited to meet with employers at this Job Expo today from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Lair Student Center of Spokane Community College, 1910 N. Greene St. Applicants should bring a resume and dress for an interview. For information, call 532-3000 or visit www.workspokane.org.

Learn How Your Business Can Take Advantage of the Washington State Aerospace Tax Abatement Package – Manufacturers of commercial airplanes and manufacturers of components of commercial airplanes can learn how to take advantage of these abatements today from 7:30-9 a.m. in the fourth floor conference room of the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. For information, call Wendy Smith at 363-6833 or e-mail wsmith@spokaneedc.org.

Human Resource Practices – The Community Colleges of Spokane’s Small Business Development Center is presenting this class that will discuss a basic overview of human resources practices today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. For information, call 358-7890.

The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Upbeat Breakfast – The president if the University of Idaho, Tim White, will speak at this breakfast today at 7 a.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Resort. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast. For information, call Toni Sayler at 415-0112.

Business Planning Class – Spokane Neighborhood Action Program’s Microenterprise Program is offering this six-week class for new and existing small businesses. The classes will meet Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook starting today. For information, call Rose Ayers at 456-7174.

Small Business Orientation – The Women’s Business Center, 827 W. First Ave. #121, is presenting this seminar today from noon-1 p.m. Registration is required. For information, call the center at 747-2821.

WEDNESDAY

Business Plan: A Roadmap to Success – SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business presents how to create a business plant today from 8 a.m.-noon at the Business Information Center, 801 W. Riverside #240. The cost is $35 if registered or $45 at the door. For information, call Billie Moreland at 353-2800.

Maximizing Hits to your Web Site – The Community Colleges of Spokane’s Small Business Development Center is presenting this class that will discuss getting a web site indexed and developing a positive ranking in search engines today from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $35. For information, call 358-7890.

Business Entrepreneur – The Community Colleges of Spokane’s Training and Education Coordinating Center is presenting this class that will discuss the important aspects of owning and operating a home business today from 6-9 p.m. at TECC, 3939 N. Freya. The cost is $50. For information, call 533-4732.

Business Plan Overview – The Women’s Business Center, 827 W. First Ave. #121, is presenting this workshop that will discuss the importance of a business plan today from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 and registration is required. For information, call the center at 747-2821.

Protecting your Intellectual Property, Part I – The Entrepreneurs Forum of the Great Northwest is presenting this workshop that will discuss copyrights and trademarks today from 5-7 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. For information, call 483-2320 or e-mail info@efgn.org.

Group Health Cooperatives Board of Trustees Public Session – Group Health members are invited to attend this session that will include Group Health president and chief executive officer Scott Armstrong and medical director Hugh Straley. The session will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at Group Health’s Administration Building, 5615 W. Sunset Highway. For information, call Pat Nash at 241-7130 or e-mail nash.p@ghc.org.

Spokane Chapter of the Washington State Certified Public Accountants – The next monthly meeting will feature Kathy Oline, the regional audit manager of the Washington State Department of Revenue and will meet today at noon at the Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside. The cost is $25 and includes lunch. For information, call 747-3208 or e-mail Spokane@wscpa.org.

THURSDAY

Best Tips for Internet Marketing – The Community Colleges of Spokane’s Small Business Development Center is presenting this two-part class that will discuss content, copywriting, key words search engines and campaign strategies today and Sept. 22 from 6-9 p.m. at the Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute (SIRTI), 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd. The cost is $50 and includes software. Call 358-7890.

Website Overview: Which One is Right for You – The Women’s Business Center, 827 W. First Ave. #121, is presenting this class that will preview sample websites today from noon-1 p.m. The cost is $15. For information, call the center at 747-2821.

FRIDAY

Ultimate Auction – The Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce is presenting this annual auction today at 5:30 p.m. at the Bonner County Fairgrounds. Items for bid will include a season pass at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, a basket of items from Litehouse Dressing, a three-month membership to Curves and more. For information, call the chamber at (208) 263-0887, e-mail info@sandpointchamber.com, or visiting www.sandpointchamber.org.

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