BBC will be taking off the next three Fridays, August 19th, 26th, and September 2nd.
9 September 2022, 8:00-9:00 AM, we’ll be starting back on our weekly Friday schedule, with special guest Autumn Salamack, COBI Climate Mitigation & Adaptation Officer. Autumn will share about implementation of city’s Climate Action Plan (bainbridgewa.gov) and the new business recognition program for retail food and lodging establishments (bainbridgewa.
NOTE: This September OfficeXpats will be celebrating 11 years of Island Coworking, and we at the BBC are ever grateful for their hosting our Friday business community group these many years!
Exciting BBC Notices, News, Events
BBC and OfficeXpats longtime friend Alex Sanso is celebrating this month the one year anniversary of “Island Life, Artisan Gifts” (islandlifebainbridge.com). Check out their cool Island branded Pickleball stuff (https://www.facebook.com/
Donna Lee Dowdney is exhibiting her mixed media and fabric art creations in the following venues:
Latimer Textile & Quilt Center, Tillamook, Oregon (June28-Aug.28); Pacific Northwest Museum of Quilt & Fiber Arts, La Conner (July13- Aug.28); Wilderbee Farm Meadery, 223 Cook Ave., Port Townsend (Sat-Sun 12:00-5:00, Aug.6-Oct.31); Donna’s kimonos are also part of a group exhibit in the “Uptown Window,” Tyler and Lawrence, Port Townsend (July-August) –Donna’s website: donnaleedowdney.com.
Bike For Breath: OfficeXpats authors Paula & Lorenz continue their journeying down the U.S. west coast and beyond on their “Bike & Book Tour”; you can follow them (interactive progress map) at bike4breath.com/bike-and-book-tour/. FB page: facebook.com/paula.holmeseber. Cool PDF PressRelease.
Compass & Clock e-newsletter is available, and it’s free! “Navigating life today to remain independent tomorrow.” compassandclock.com
Thank you to Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation – Ukraine Support, via three organizations, World Central Kitchen, UkraineNow, and CORE, all directly supporting refugees with food, transportation, shelter, and clothing. You may donate at: createsend.com.
Pickleball “Founders Tournament,” Battle Point Park, August 10-14. Read the story at The Island Wanderer (theislandwanderer.com).
Some great new in-person weekly member events are happening at OfficeXpats. Visit officexpats.com to learn about membership and activities.
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”: bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares: bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com. WA State Gov.: doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus Kitsap Cty.: kitsappublichealth.org/CommunityHealth/CoronaVirus.php City Of B.I.: https://www.bainbridgewa.gov/1213/COVID-19