Published March 2006
The Mill Creek Toastmasters
Club, sponsored by the Mill Creek Business Association, is looking for
charter members. The club meets every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. in
the conference room at the Mill Creek Country Club. Call Sven Mogelgaard
at 425-482-9529 or go online to www.millcreektm.org
for more information.
Toastmasters Club, founded in 1972, is looking for people interested in
polishing their public speaking and leadership skills. The club meets
Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Public Meeting Room 1 in the new Snohomish
County Administration building in Everett. Call Sven Mogelgaard at 425-482-9529
or visit www.everetttoastmasters.org
for more information.
The Leading Edge chapter
of Business Network International holds lunchtime networking meetings
from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Amante’s Restaurant, 4730 196th
St. SW, in Lynnwood. Membership is limited to one professional in each
business category to enhance referrals, and the group is actively recruiting
for a landscaper, banker, chef, caterer, physical therapist, hairstylist,
fitness trainer, interior designer, carpet cleaner and window cleaner.
The cost to attend the lunch is $10. For more information, contact Jodi
Sakas by calling 800-225-0996 or sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
forum — March 2
The Housing Consortium
of Everett and Snohomish County will hold an affordable-housing breakfast
forum from 7:15 to 9 a.m. March 2 at Everett Station in Everett. Rick
Steves of Europe Through the Back Door and Alice Shobe of Sound Families
will discuss partnerships for success with private and public collaboration
in addressing the need of affordable housing. Cost to attend the event
is $10. For more information or to register, call 425-339-1015 or send
e-mail to email@example.com.
— March 7
The Snohomish County Economic Development Council will hold its first-quarter
Economic Update Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. (with registration at 7
a.m.) March 7 at the Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St., in Everett. Cost to attend
the event is $30. Attendees must register by March 2. For more information,
call 425-743-4567 or go online to www.snoedc.org.
— March 7, 21
Soroptimist International of Marysville will hold its monthly business
meeting at 7 a.m. March 7 and its next program meeting at 7 a.m. March
21 at Fanny’s Restaurant, 505 Cedar Ave., in Marysville. The cost for
each breakfast meeting is $7.25. For more information or to reserve a
spot, call Donna Reed at 425-335-4564.
— March 8, 22, 29
Soroptimist International of Everett will hold its next business meeting
from noon to 1 p.m. March 8 and its next program meeting from noon to
1 p.m. March 22 at the Everett Golf & Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE,
in Everett. The program meeting March 22 will focus on economic and social
development. The speaker will be Janelle Sgrignoli, human services director
for Snohomish County, who will discuss the county’s 10-year plan to end
homelessness. Also, March 29 is the fifth Wednesday of the month, and
the club will meet at 11 a.m. at the local food bank to assist as needed.
Cost for each luncheon event is $10. Reservations can be made by calling
Lisa Goldsworthy at 425-388-3713.
EdCC Women’s Conference
— March 11
Edmonds Community College will hold a Women’s Conference on March 11.
With a theme of “Connecting, Empowering and Leading into the Future,”
the conference will feature keynote speakers Amy Richards and Jennifer
Baumgardner, co-authors of “Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the
Future” and “Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism.” The conference
will include a mix of social activities, dialogues and presentations on
topics such as education, social change, leadership skills, relationships,
health and wellness, and career and entrepreneurship. The cost of the
conference is $45 to $65, with discounts available for students. Call
425-640-1581 to register.
Alliance 2006 —
Alliance 2006, an opportunity for small businesses to meet buyers and
contracting officers from federal, state and local government agencies
as well as prime contractors, will be held March 14 at Emerald Downs in
Auburn. Managed by the Electronic Commerce Technical Assistance Group
in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies,
Alliance 2006 will include educational sessions on contracting. Also,
the U.S. Small Business Administration will present its Business Person
of the Year for the Pacific Northwest region. Cost to attend the event
is $85 per person if registered by March 1, $100 if registered after March
1. The registration fee includes workshops, a trade show, a luncheon and
a conference directory. For more information, call 360-981-2701 or send
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seminar on personal
— March 14
The Snohomish County Chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public
Accountants will hold a seminar on personal marketing from 7:45 to 9 a.m.
(registration at 7:30 a.m.) March 14 at the Quality Inn & Conference Center
in Everett. Andrew Ballard, president of Marketing Solutions, will be
the featured speaker. Cost to attend the event is $15. For more information,
call Michele Borchgrevink at 425-303-3197 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
“Profit is Not
an Option” seminar
— March 28
The South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce continues its edu@s2c3
Seminar series with “Profit is Not an Option” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. March
28 at Best Western Alderwood, 19332 36th Ave. W., in Lynnwood. Attendees
will learn how to reach their goals with practical tips and strategies
to make their businesses better and more profitable. Travis Snider of
BETS Consulting will be the presenter. Continental breakfast is included.
Cost to attend is $15 for chamber members registered by March 27 and $25
for nonmembers registered by March 27. For more information, call 425-774-0507,
Ext. 0, or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To submit a calendar
item, call 425-339-3104, send e-mail to email@example.com
or mail to Snohomish County Business Journal, Attn: Calendar, Box 930,
Everett, WA 98206. Items must be in by the 15th of the month to be published
in the next month’s publication.
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