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Week Ahead

From staff reports

Tuesday

Greater Spokane Incorporated Events – GSI and Gonzaga University will host a collaborative workshop on providing exceptional service, “Disney’s Approach to Quality Service,” from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Register at greaterspokane.org/events/2354. “Business After Hours” networking event will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. and costs $10/nonmembers; free/GSI members. Register at greaterspokane.org/events/2555. Both events will be held at Gonzaga University, John J. Hemmingson Center, 702 E. Desmet Ave. (509) 313-6477.

Wednesday

How To Write a Business Plan - SCORE Spokane will host this workshop, which will include information on why and how successful businesses operate with a plan. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For information, visit www.scorespokane.org. $40/advance; $50/at the door; $15/additional person from same company.

INBA Networking Luncheon - This month’s topic is “LGBT and Native American Communities.” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road. For more information and reservations, visit www.inbaspokane.org. $35/member or first-time guest; $45/nonmember.

Thursday

“Mindfulness at Work: Improving Relationships, Resilience, and Performance” – The Inland Northwest Society for Human Resource Management will host speaker Patty Bullick. Deadline to register is Thursday at www.inshrm.org. Workshop held June 14, noon-1 p.m., CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. $25/members; $35/nonmembers.

Friday

Good Morning Greater Spokane - Kim Kimberlee Kidwell, acting dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University, will be the keynote speaker on “Agribusiness, Workforce and Our Future.” 7:30-9 a.m., Spokane Club Downtown, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. $25/GSI members; $55/nonmembers. For more information or reservations, visit greaterspokane.org/events/2564.

Conventions

Farm Chicks Antiques Show - Sunday, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 8,000 attendees.

Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts Festival of Speed - Sunday, Spokane Raceway Park, 1,000 attendees.

PEO Sisterhood Annual State Convention – Sunday and Monday, Historic Davenport Hotel, 900 attendees.

American Society of Mining and Reclamation National Meeting – Sunday-Friday, The Davenport Grand, 300 attendees.

Washington Rural Letter Carriers Association Annual Convention – Thursday-June 15, Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, 75 attendees.

Washington Society of Association Executives Annual Convention – Saturday-June 14, Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 120 attendees.

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