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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/non-members; 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 Start a New Business - SCORE Spokane will host this workshop, which will include information on legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning and funding topics. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For information or to register, visit www.scorespokane.org or call (509) 353-2821. $25/advance; $40/at the door; $15/additional person from the same company.
Wednesday QuickBooks Financial Management - A SCORE Spokane workshop. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For more information or to register, visit www.scorespokane.org. $25/advance; $40/at the door; $15/additional person from the same company.
Tuesday Ignite Northwest Demo Day – 14 companies graduating from Ignite Northwest’s business accelerator program will showcase their businesses in industries such as agriculture energy, fund raising and gaming. 2:30-7 p.m., Eastern Washington University Center Phase 1 Classroom, No. 122, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. For more information, visit www.ignitenorthwest.com.
Our weekly roundup of area farmers markets, organized by state and day of the week.
Wednesday How to Start a New Business - SCORE Spokane will host this workshop, which will include information on legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning and funding topics. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 801 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 444. For information or to register, visit www.scorespokane.org or call (509) 353-2821. $25/advanced; $40/at the door; $15 for an additional person from the same company.
Monday Social Media 101 - This workshop is tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Startup Spokane Central, 610 W. Second Ave. For information or to register, visit www.scorespokane.org or call (509) 353-2821. $25/advance; $40/at the door.
Tuesday Technology Tips for Business - Are you a current business owner or entrepreneur wondering how you could best utilize computers and the internet for your business? Join marketing expert and SCORE volunteer Josh King for six workshops throughout Whitman County. Workshops are: Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave.; 6:30 p.m., Tekoa Library, 139 S. Crosby St.; Wednesday, 1 p.m., St. John Library, 1 E. Front St.; 5:30 p.m., Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St.; Thursday, 2 p.m., Uniontown Library, 110 S. Montgomery St.; 6 p.m., Palouse Library, 120 E. Main St. Free. 1-877-733-3375.
Wednesday Grow Your Business with Email & Social Media Marketing – Learn about the best practices for small businesses or nonprofits seeking to make their email newsletters more effective. Sponsored by SCORE Spokane and Constant Contact. 9 a.m.-noon, Hampton Inn & Suites Spokane Valley, 16418 E. Indiana Ave. (253) 444-5494.
Twelve women from Lewis County who spent World War II working at the Boeing plant in Chehalis or farming the fields around the county are all featured in the 2014 Washington Women in Trades calendar. The Washington Women in Trades calendar honors women around the state who worked during WWII in the same spirit as Rosie the Riveter with the same “We Can Do It!” attitude.
Christie Pierce sets the scene with care. She places a garland of gold and red fall leaves behind a flat, plate-sized stone, perched on a retaining wall on her back patio. She arranges small orange boxes, painted with jack-o-lantern faces. She removes a few sunflower seeds from a small container, breaks them in half with a thumbnail and hides them strategically around the boxes.
The Spokane Audubon Society is offering monthly reminders that Eastern Washington residents are blessed with a colorful palate of avian residents and visitors. The 2013 Birds of Eastern Washington calendar is on sale for $10 at the club’s website, spokaneaudubon.org.
Events of special interest are marked with a . For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com. Browne’s Addition Summer Concerts - Chutzpah, klezmer folk, today, 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition. Free. (509) 218-9398