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BBB's Green Eggs & Scams Workshops Sept 5 & Sept 12

Better Business Bureau of Eastern Washington, North Idaho & Montana hosts their second annual Green Eggs & Scams workshops September 5 in Coeur d'Alene and September 12 in Spokane. This senior-focused, half-day event features a free breakfast, informative vendors, great raffle prizes, and lots of resources to help seniors protect against scams, investment fraud, and identity theft.

Expert presenters, including representatives from the Washington State Attorney General's Office, Post Falls Police Department, AGP Wealth Advisors and BBB, will inform attendees about the latest scams and schemes targeting our community and provide tips and resources that people can trust. Vendors will be on hand with resources and fun raffle giveaways, and there will even be a green eggs and scams breakfast!

Green Eggs & Scams kicks off with the Coeur d'Alene workshop on September 5 at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, followed by the Spokane workshop on September 12 at the North East Community Center. Both events will have registration from 8:00-8:30 am and program from 8:30-11:30 am. With the support of AGP Wealth Advisors, BBB is hosting this event free of charge for all attendees. This event is hosted to help further a more trustworthy marketplace and empower consumers to make better buying decisions.

To register, visit bbb.org/eastern-washington/news-events, call BBB's registration line at 509-232-0538, or send information via mail to Better Business Bureau, 152 S. Jefferson Ste 200, Spokane, WA 99201.

4th annual REVEAL product expo coming September 18

International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Inland Northwest City Center announces the 4th annual REVEAL, a product expo. This year's expo will be at the Spokane Convention Center and is an opportunity for designers, architects, contractors, end users, students, facility managers, and other essential industry members to see the latest innovations in building products and commercial furniture all in one location. It is the only product expo of its kind in the region. The all-day event will include a lunch CEU, self-guided showroom tours, student panel discussion, and an evening networking reception on the Spokane Convention Center's Roof Deck Patio overlooking Riverfront Park.

For more information and tickets, visit reveal14.eventbrite.com. For Exhibitor registration, visit reveal14exhibitors.eventbrite.com.

Trindera announces two new employees

Trindera Engineering, an electrical and control systems engineering and consulting firm with offices in Coeur d'Alene and Spokane announce the recent hiring of Florence Snow as Accounting Assistant. Ms. Snow holds a Bachelors of Arts in Accounting from Eastern Washington University. She has over 15 years of experience in accounting and billing.

Trindera also announced the hiring of Scott Dehlbom, who holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Drafting from North Idaho College. He has experience in the design and layout of structures and mechanical equipment, IT support, and AutoCAD software support. Most recently he was an Senior Mechanical Designer with FLSmidth in Spokane.

For a decade, Trindera Engineering has specialized in the design of electrical, controls, lighting, and specialty systems for projects throughout the Inland Northwest and beyond. Trindera has a broad portfolio of projects over the Commercial, Municipal, Industrial and Automation market sectors. With over 45 staff members including ten licensed professional engineers, the Trindera team brings quality and versatility to every project.

BrickHouse Massage & Coffee Bar celebrates 10 years

Join BrickHouse Massage and Coffee Bar today from 5-8:00pm for their 10 year anniversary celebration at their Spokane Valley location 14222 E. Sprague Avenue. They'll have live music from the Villa Blues Trio, a photo booth by Diane Maehl Photography, savory appetizers from Mangia Catering, delicious desserts from Decadence, Marsells and Spokane Cheesecakes, 1/2 priced Mini Spa Services, and lots of partner vendors with gifts and door prizes.

Here are two great ways to enjoy Cougar football this season

The Cougar Den, a Pre-Game Hospitality Tent right on Rogers Field. Minutes away from stadium with great food and beverages included in cost. TV's, tables, chairs, and a great atmosphere, They're open to all ages three hours before kick off and again at halftime. the Cougar Den is adjacent to Cougville, which has pre-game radio show, music, inflatables for kids, and a visit from the WSU band.

Or enjoy Private Hospitality Tents in Rogers Field, minutes away from stadium. You can have your own private tent with food and drinks included in cost. Tickets can be built in if you don't have tickets. They can accommodate anywhere from 25-100 people. It's a great way to host clients, group of friends, or staff. They are also adjacent to Cougville.

With the best schedule the Cougars have had in years, both of these are a perfect way to kick off Cougar Football Saturday. Sellout crowds are expected with a schedule that includes Oregon, Cal, Arizona, USC, and the Apple Cup vs Washington.

For more information contact Randy Schwaegler at 509-358-7883 or randy.schwaegler@img.com for more info.

West Plains Chamber Membership Breakfast Sept 4

The West Plains Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly membership breakfast meeting on Thursday, September 4 at Northern Quest Resort and Casino, starting at 7am.

At the breakfast, members will have an opportunity to meet the local candidates for District 6 and county wide positions. Each candidate will have a display table set up for members to visit before and after the breakfast, and each candidate will be introduced during the program. For more information and to register, visit westplainschamber.org.

SCORE Workshop August 27

Spokane SCORE Chapter 180 presents a workshop on Small Business QuickBooks Financial Management this Wednesday, August 27 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

A QuickBooks expert will guide you through using QuickBooks as a bookkeeping and financial management tool. Learn tips and shortcuts and get the answers to all of your QuckBooks questions. Lean the keys to financial management, along with resources and financial management practices. Especially valuable for those who are already in business.

Cost is $40 pre-registered, $50 at the door, $15 for an additional person from the same company. Workshop location will be the SBA Training Room, 801 W Riverside, Suite 444. To register, visit www.scorespokane.org.

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"If America is the pursuit of happiness, the best way to pursue happiness is to help other people." George Lucas

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