Business Events

  • Thu Jul 26th, 2012 9:35am

Aug. 2

EVERETT — Dentist Colleen Tracy is giving heavily discounted dental services to local residents in need as well as helping a local food bank. She plans to offer a dental cleaning, exam and X-rays for $39 to people in need. Dr. Tracy will then match that $39 and donate the total of $78 to the local Volunteers of America Food Bank. The program will end Aug. 2.

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Aug. 4

TULALIP — Rub elbows with one of California’s legendary wine families, the Mondavis, at a wine dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Tulalip Resort. The dinner will be held on the Orca Ballroom patio. Guests must be at least 21 years old to attend. The dinner costs $124 per person including gratuity.

• For tickets, call 360-716-6888 or go to

Aug. 6

EVERETT — United Way of Snohomish County’s Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Everett AquaSox will be held at 6:40 p.m. Aug. 6 at Everett Memorial Stadium. The organization will also present the winner of this year’s Roger Bouck Award for Volunteerism at the game. Any Snohomish County resident who volunteered with any organization is eligible for free tickets for himself and his or her family.

• For tickets, call 425-374-5530 or email

Aug. 8

LYNNWOOD — All Things HR offers an online webinar, What to Do When You Decide to Hire, from 7:45 to 10 a.m. Aug. 8. Cost is $50 per registrant. This class will review topics employers should know before hiring: How do you know it’s time to hire? Create a job description. How to determine the job status or classification (salaried exempt vs. non-exempt). Create a wage range. What information should you have on employment applications? If you decide to do employment testing, how to determine what test to use and when to administer the test.

• Register at

Aug. 15

MULIKTEO — Join leaders from every business sector in Snohomish County to network and make new connections at the second annual EASC Summer Networking event, 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Strato Deck at the Future of Flight. Attendees will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, high-level networking and more.

• For reservations, call 425-248-4227.

Aug. 17-19

TULALIP — Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve will hold a three-day celebration to mark its first anniversary, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17-19, free to all visitors. Artists, storytellers, writers, filmmakers, performers and gardeners will offer stories, lectures and demonstrations at the center at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip.

• More info: Go to or call 360-716-2600.

Aug. 20

LYNNWOOD — Golfing can make a difference in the community and in the lives of the students, faculty and staff at Edmonds Community College. Last year, the EdCC Foundation’s golf tournament raised more than $56,000 to provide vital support to the college and contributed to 150 student scholarships. Its 22nd annual tournament will be held at 1 p.m., Sept. 10 at the Seattle Golf Club, 210 NW 45th St., Seattle.

• Cost: $300 per person with dinner or $1,600 for a VIP foursome with a recognition package. Register by Aug. 20 at or call 425-640-1512.

TULALIP — United Way of Snohomish County will hold its annual Spirit of Snohomish County breakfast Sept. 6 at the Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The breakfast and program run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The event features the Spirit of Snohomish County awards presentation, United Way’s annual report to the community and keynote speaker Kathy LeMay, founder and CEO of Raising Change. Admission is $30.

• RSVP all guests’ names by Aug. 20 to or call 425-374-5570.

Aug. 22

EVERETT — Owners of established small businesses can learn how to grow their companies through the Small Business Accelerator program starting Sept. 19 at Everett Community College’s Corporate &Continuing Education Center. Space is limited to the first 20 who sign up for the 10-month program.

• Learn more at an information session on Aug. 22, Sept. 5 or Sept. 10 or go to

Aug. 31

OLYMPIA — Secretary of State Sam Reed has announced that his office is accepting nominations for a 2012 Corporations for Communities Award. The deadline for nominations is Aug. 31. Reed will choose one large and one small corporation from among the public nominations.

• Find online nomination forms at

Sept. 11-13

TULALIP — The Tulalip Tribes will hold its fourth annual Native American and Veteran Small Business Conference and Trade Show Sept. 11-13 at Tulalip Resort and Conference Center, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd. Events begin with a leadership dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Registration for the trade show and information sessions opens at 6:30 a.m. Sept. 12. The conference targets small businesses new to or familiar with the government marketplace, Native- or veteran-owned businesses, prime contractors, large corporations and federal, state and local procurement agencies. Attendee and exhibitor advertising and sponsorships are available.

• More info:, or 206-816-6596.

Sept. 22

EVERETT — The Milltown Sailing Association will hold its annual swap meet at the Everett Marina Sept. 22 in conjunction with Everett Steelhead &Salmon Club’s coho derby on Sept. 22 and 23. Swap meet hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gates open at 6 a.m. for sellers. Sales space is $10 for individuals and free to pre-approved organizations. Admission for the public is free.

• Swap meet info: Call 425-259-5275, email or go to for updates.