May 4, 201203:07 PMDaily Biz Briefs
Around the Sound
Tacoma Roundtable is meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. May 7 at Forza, 317 S. 72nd St.
Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau is hosting its 2012 Annual Meeting, Awards Program and Thumbs-Up Experience Showcase from 5 to 8 p.m. May 7 at Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW, Olympia. The cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Click here or call (360) 704-7544 for more information or to register.
Tumwater Chamber of Commerce is hosting Morning Power Hour from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. May 8 at The Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call (360) 357-5153.
Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is hosting AM Chamber Network at 7:45 a.m. May 8 at 4650 Steilacoom Blvd. SW, Building 19. Click here for more information.
World Trade Center Tacoma is hosting "Using the New FTAs – South Korea, Colombia and Panama" from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 8 at Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Road. Space is limited. Click here or call Miriam Anderson at (253) 396-1022, ext. 103, for more information.
Centralia College is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at its Health and Wellness Center gym, located at the corner of Walnut and Iron streets. Employers attending include representatives from state and county agencies, private and nonprofit businesses, city government, labor and trades, and more. Recruiters will be representing a wide variety of fields, such as business, law enforcement, education, health care, banking industries and retail. For more information, call (360) 736-9391, ext. 208.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is conducting a free HUBZone education and training event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at Satsop Business Park Cafeteria, 150 Technology Way, Elma. Click here for more information.
Community Health Care is hosting its 2012 Lunch & Laughter from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 8 at Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma. The guest speaker is Josh Blue.
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber is hosting Lunch & Learn from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at The Social, 1715 Dock St. Daniella Williams of Paladina Health will discuss "Redefining Employer-Provided Health Care." The cost is $15. For more information, contact Savannah Kimball at (253) 683-4881.
The REACH Center is hosting a free job fair from 3 to 5 p.m. May 10 at the Milgard Work Opportunity Center, 714 S. 27th St. in Tacoma. Employers scheduled to be at the fair include Orion Teleservices, Safeway, Tacoma Goodwill, Home Depot, Concrete Technology Corp., ProTrain LLC, U.S. Foods and TERRA Staffing Group. Government agencies and educational institutions include Puget Sound Energy, City of Tacoma, The Evergreen State College, Tacoma Community College, Highline Community College and Bates Technical College. Click here for more information.