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Help build a comprehensive business calendar. Send items to The Wenatchee Business Journal, 304 S. Mission, Wenatchee, WA 98801, by the 20th of the month for inclusion in the upcoming issue. Items also may be sent by fax at 663-4599, or e-mail at


The Apple Valley Human Resources Association is meeting for a brown bag luncheon June 18 at Walla Walla Park. The discussion will focus on the challenges facing HR professionals as well as recent changes in the HR environment. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals and enjoy the warm weather. Bring a sandwich and your frustrations for an afternoon of learning and enjoyment. For information, see

"Five Steps to Strong Online Soles" is the topic of the Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. June 10 at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee. Tim Johnstone of the Johnstone Advantage Consulting Group Inc. is the guest speaker. Lunch is provided for GWATA members and is $10 for nonmembers. RSVP by June 8 by e-mail to or call 661-9000.


SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business is offering two workshops in.June: "Save Money, Do Your Taxes Right" is June 3 and "Small Business Bookkeeping 101" is June 10. Both workshops are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, 300 S. Columbia, third floor, Wenatchee. The cost is $25 per business, which includes light refreshment. Call the chamber at 662-2116 for information or to make an appointment for one or both of the workshops. SCORE also offers free and confidential business advice from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce office. For information go to

The Washington State Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop especially for the construction industry from 10 a.m. to noon June 16 in the Ice Age Conference Room at the Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission, 270 Ninth St. N.E., Suite 200 in East Wenatchee. The workshop will highlight new legislation that replaces the resale certificate with a seller's permit beginning Jan. 1, 2010. The workshop also will cover tax implication of speculative versus custom construction; use tax as it applies to the purchase of supplies and equipment from out of state; using temporary staff; separately stated sales tax; road building; and construction in Indian Country. The workshop provides two hours of continuing education credits. Free workbooks containing tax information for prime and subcontractors will be available. For information about the taxability of construction activities, see the Construction industry Guide at under "Forms and Publications."

The Washington State Department of Revenue's free workshop for new and small business owners is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 16 at the Douglas County Fire District, 377 Eastmont Ave., East Wenatchee. To register or for workshop information, go to or call 663-9741.

A ServSafe certification course for restaurant managers is being offered June 3 by the Washington State University Extension and the Chelan-Douglas Health District. The training will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the administrative building at Mill Bay Casino in Manson. ServSafe is a nationally recognized comprehensive food safety training and certification program for anyone involved in the food service industry. The cost, including textbook and test is $130. Successful completion of the course includes a certificate for five years. Call the WSU Extension at 7458531 to register.

The Construction Industry Training Council is offering Electrical Continuing Education classes, Basic Classroom Electrical Training (BCET) classes for electrical trainees, and Plumbing Continuing Education classes in June. For a complete list of classes and to register, go to www. or call 425-454-2482.


"Twitter:. It's not just for kids!" is the topic the tech event sponsored by the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee from 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 17 at the PAC, 123 N. Wenatchee Ave. Learn all about how to use Twitter to your advantage: market your business, pro- mote specials, create interest and collect information. The presentation will also go over the technical parts including how how to sign up, Tweet, follow and use" other tools. The event is free and includes refreshments. The presentation is at 5:15, followed by an opportunity for networking. For information, call the chamber at 662-2116.
Coming to town

These meetings and conventions are planned in the Wenatchee and
Chelan areas within the next month. This information is provided by
the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Wenatchee Convention
Center *, Town Toyota Center and Campbell's on Lake Chelan.

* Information from the Wenatchee Convention Center was not available at
press time.

Group/event Date People

Consolidated Electrical District May 31-June2 20
NC Uniserv--Eastern Region June 1-2 35
Washington State Patrol June 2-3 50
WA Economic Development Assoc. June 3-7 65
WA Assoc. Maint. Operations Admin. June 4-5 25
Les Schwab June 5 Open
Crystal View Estates June 6 Open
LaCenter High School Senior Class June 6-7 110
Glacier Valley High School June 7 Open
Washington Ambulance Service June 7-8 18
USDA NRCS June 9 Open
The Bear Creek School Senior Class June 9-11 34
Enterprise Washington June 10-11 25
WA Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers June 11-14 175
Surgical Care & Outcomes Assess. Practice June 12-13 60
American College of Surgeons June 13-16 160
Land Surveyors Assoc. of WA June 16 Open
WA Association of Prosecuting Attorneys June 16-19 180
Calvary Baptist Church June 16-17 40
Shutler Consulting June 19-21 16
WA State Hospital Association June 20-24 450
Lipizzaner Stallions June 21 Open
Community Health Plan of Washington June 24-27 55
Washington Self Insurers Association June 25-27 20
Automotive Service Assoc. of WA June 25-28 120
NACM Business Credit Services June 25-28 18
Pacific Northwest Grain and Feed June18-July 1 100
Pacific Northwest Waterways Assoc. June 29-July 1 100
WA St. Assoc. of Plumbers & Pipefitters June-30-July 3 80

Group/event Location

Consolidated Electrical District Campbell's
NC Uniserv--Eastern Region Campbell's
Washington State Patrol Campbell's
WA Economic Development Assoc. Campbell's
WA Assoc. Maint. Operations Admin. Campbell's
Les Schwab Campbell's
Crystal View Estates Campbell's
LaCenter High School Senior Class Campbell's
Glacier Valley High School Campbell's
Washington Ambulance Service Campbell's
USDA NRCS Campbell's
The Bear Creek School Senior Class Campbell's
Enterprise Washington Campbell's
WA Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers Campbell's
Surgical Care & Outcomes Assess. Practice Campbell's
American College of Surgeons Campbell's
Land Surveyors Assoc. of WA Campbell's
WA Association of Prosecuting Attorneys Campbell's
Calvary Baptist Church Campbell's
Shutler Consulting Campbell's
WA State Hospital Association Campbell's
Lipizzaner Stallions Town Toy. Ctr.
Community Health Plan of Washington Campbell's
Washington Self Insurers Association Campbell's
Automotive Service Assoc. of WA Campbell's
NACM Business Credit Services Campbell's
Pacific Northwest Grain and Feed Campbell's
Pacific Northwest Waterways Assoc. Campbell's
WA St. Assoc. of Plumbers & Pipefitters Campbell's
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Date:Jun 1, 2009
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