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Week Ahead

Tuesday

Consulting Professionals Networking Meeting - Paine Hamblen attorney, Greg Johnson, will discuss ways in which consultants can prevent falling into legal struggles. 8-10 a.m. at Spokane Club, Crystal Room, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $18/pre-registered, $20/day of meeting, includes a breakfast buffet. Registration: www.inscp.com.

“Blogging Basics”- Tincan will present this workshop on free options for starting your own blog. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or www.tincan.org.

Wednesday

“Small Business Financial Recordkeeping”- SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is presenting this workshop, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Spokane Regional Business Center, 801 W. Riverside Ave., second floor. $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $15 per additional person. Register: (509) 353-2821 or visit www.scorespokane.org/workshops.

Job Fair for Workers with Disabilities - Hosted by Spokane Community College, sponsored by WorkSource Spokane, Spokane Community College and Northern Quest Resort and Casino. Attendees should come prepared with a resume, wearing professional attire and be prepared to speak with employers. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., SCC Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene St. Information: (509) 532-3078.

Thursday

Gonzaga University Dean’s Business Forum Breakfast - Featuring Scott Morris, chairman, president and CEO of Avista Corp., and Jeff Heggedahl, president and CEO of Ecova. They will discuss “Generating Sustainable Value: Energy Efficiency and Resource Management.” 7:30 a.m. in the Wolff Auditorium, Jepson Center, Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. $15/public and $5/GU students, includes breakfast. Reservations required. Information and registration: www.gonzaga.edu/sbaevents or (509) 313-7036.

Cybersecurity Workshop - The University of Idaho will present this event featuring James Alves-Foss, UI professor of computer science, and director of the Center for Secure and Dependable Systems. Alves-Foss will discuss “Computer Security in the Modern Era: An Idaho Perspective.” Noon-4:30 p.m. at the University of Idaho Research Park, 721 Lochsa St., Post Falls. $40, includes lunch. Reservations: www.uidaho.edu/rsvp.

Business to Business Trade Show and Business After Hours - Greater Spokane Incorporated will present this networking event for vendors and potential clients. 3-7 p.m. at Northern Quest Resort and Casino, 100 Hayford Road, Airway Heights. Admission is free. For more information, including booth prices and registration, visit http://events.greaterspokane.org.

“Growing Your Business with Twitter”- Tincan will present this workshop on the basics of Twitter. 4-5 p.m. at Tincan, 1317 W. Second Ave. Information and registration: (509) 744-0972 or www.tincan.org.

Conventions

Washington State Quilters Quilt Show and Merchant Mall - Today, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 7,000 attendees.

Society of American Foresters National Convention - Monday through Oct. 28, Spokane Convention Center, 2,000 attendees.

Confederation Mondiale de l’Accordeon - Tuesday through Saturday, The Bing Crosby Theater, 2,500 attendees.

National Trust for Historic Preservation National Preservation Conference - Wednesday through Nov. 4, Spokane Convention Center, 1,500 attendees.

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