Business Notebook

Herald staff

  • The Washington Department of Labor and Industries will present an overview of Washington’s workplace ergonomics rules 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the agency’s Everett office, 729 100th St. SE. The session is free. To reserve a seat, call 800-574-2829.

  • Everett Community College’s continuing education program plans a series of campus personal finance seminars. They include: “Debt-free and Prosperous Living” from 6-9 p.m., costing $39 a person, or $59 for a couple; “Basic Estate Planning” 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, $25 for a couple; “Play All The Way!” a retirement seminar, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, $25 (lunch not provided); and “Smart Women Finish Rich,” from 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 10, $25 a person. To register for any of them, call the continuing education office at 425-388-9214, or mail a tuition check and your personal information to Everett Community College Continuing Education, 2000 Tower St., Everett, WA 98201, or stop by the college registration office.

  • The International Association of Administrative Professionals’ Everett chapter will have a membership reception from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Snohomish County PUD Building, 2320 California St., in Everett. RSVPs are requested. Call Susan Ritchie at 425-487-7112 on Monday.

  • A military-friendly job fair will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in the President’s Hall at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds north of Bremerton. No preregistration is required. Call 703-690-6826.

  • “Getting What You’re Worth: Negotiating Compensation” is the theme of a seminar set for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Best Western Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Ave. N. in Seattle. It is sponsored by the Puget Sound chapter of the Association for Women in Computing. It costs $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers, including dinner. The registration deadline is Oct. 12. Details are available by calling 206-781-7315.

  • The Greater Marysville Chamber of Commerce’s Election 2000 forum series continues. Candidates in the 39th District House of Representatives races and 10th District Representative Position 2 race are scheduled to speak Oct. 13; Second Congressional District candidates are set to speak Oct. 20 and 38th District House of Representatives candidates and 10th District Representative Position 1 candidates will speak Oct. 27. All forums start at 7 a.m. at The Tulalip Casino. Registration is $10 in advance and $13 at the door, which includes breakfast. To register, call 360-659-7700.

  • The accounting firm of Toyer &Associates will conduct a class on QuickBooks software from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 14 in the community room at Cascade Bank, 2828 Colby Ave., Everett. The cost is $119. To register, call 425-258-3432, or e-mail

  • P.A.T.H.S. Adult Daycare has opened at 23321 Friar Creek Road in Monroe. The business offers an alternative for families of people who have Alzheimer’s or dementia, besides placing them in a nursing home. It is run by Mariam Zinn, who has worked as a registered nursing assistant, emergency medical technician, medical assistant and social service worker in several settings.

  • Roy Robinson Chevrolet of Marysville has received a 2000 Circle of Excellence Award from Winnebago Industries Inc. The award recognizes performance in sales, marketing and customer service.

  • The Association of Washington Business has assembled a record of how Washington legislators voted on issues important to businesses during the 1999-2000 biennium. The information is available from the association’s Web site,

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