V-BBC Friday #10 – 22 May 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #10Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling, sharing new stuff, looking ahead — ruff!
 
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 stories (menu tab above,Virtual BBC Stories 2020): “Innovative Approaches Business Folks Are Creating In An Age Of COVID.” Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
John Fossett’s excellent presentation notes (pdf doc): John Fossett Notes
Other notes & links from last week’s vBBC (pdf doc): vBBC_15May2020
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – bring your stories, share stuff, .
..ruff!
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

John Fossett, sometime BBC-regular & library sensei, has shared some cool links on small business marketing & e-commerce, including a seven-part YouTube workshops: PDF Info Sheet
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
5:00 PM every day Leif Utne’s “We Will Survive” Virtual Dance Party! Info and Zoom Link at Leif’s Facebook page: facebook.com/groups/wewillsurvivedanceparty/?post_id=518072269124416
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at: supportlocal.usatoday.com/city/bainbridge-island-wa/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

V-BBC Friday #9 – 15 May 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #9Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling, sharing new stuff, looking ahead — meow
 
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
NOTE:  Kevin Dwyer continues to collect “Doing Business In An Age Of COVID” stories menu tab above,Virtual BBC Stories 2020): “Innovative Approaches Business Folks Are Creating In An Age Of COVID.” Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – bring your stories, share stuff, …meow!
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

John Fossett, sometime BBC-regular & library sensei, has shared some cool links on small business marketing & e-commerce, including a seven-part YouTube workshops: PDF Info Sheet
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
5:00 PM every day Leif Utne’s “We Will Survive” Virtual Dance Party! Info and Zoom Link at Leif’s Facebook page: facebook.com/groups/wewillsurvivedanceparty/?post_id=518072269124416
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at: supportlocal.usatoday.com/city/bainbridge-island-wa/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

V-BBC Friday #8 – 8 May 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #8Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling:
“doing business in a time of plague, part 3”
 
Your three-minute plague anecdote should include:  1. something about doing business,  2. something from personal experience, 3. a story of one’s own business, a colleague’s business, or a new zombie business start-up.
 
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
NOTE:  Kevin Dwyer continues to collect “Doing Business In An Age Of COVID” stories (see menu tab above,Virtual BBC Stories 2020):
“Innovative Approaches Business Folks Are Creating In An Age Of COVID.”
Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – bring out your business plague anecdotes, pt. 3
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

John Fossett, sometime BBC-regular & library sensei, has shared some cool links on small business marketing & e-commerce, including a seven-part YouTube workshops: PDF Info Sheet
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
OfficeXpats vHappy-hour today(Thursday)at 4:30: Grab a drink, join the link. Zoom link in BBC Newsletter. Contact Dave if you didn’t get it: [email protected]
 
5:00 PM every day Leif Utne’s “We Will Survive” Virtual Dance Party! Info and Zoom Link at Leif’s Facebook page: facebook.com/groups/wewillsurvivedanceparty/?post_id=518072269124416
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at: supportlocal.usatoday.com/city/bainbridge-island-wa/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

V-BBC Friday #7 – 1 May 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #7 — Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling:

“doing business in a time of plague, part 2”
 
Business storytelling has been a part of our community from the very first days of our Recession era roots. So in that tradition, come and share your thoughts, experiences, learned wisdom — in story
 
3-minute plague anecdote should include: 1. something about doing business,  2. something from personal experience, 3. a story of one’s own business, a colleague’s business, or a new zombie business start-up.
 
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
NOTE.  Kevin Dwyer has started collecting stories to publish here on the BBC website (menu tab,Virtual BBC Stories 2020):
“Innovative Approaches Business Folks Are Creating In An Age Of COVID.”
Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected]
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – bring out your business plague anecdotes!
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

Welcome To “BainbridgeBucks” – Bucking Trends! Help your community flourish! Businesses, scroll down homepage to CONTACT US and upload your information for this website. “Our Mission is to connect islanders and consumers, those who need a loan or maybe a gift, with local businesses that offer gift certificates, prepaid gift cards, and pre-purchase vouchers. Let’s help our favorite island businesses survive the ‘stay at home protocols’ and current COVID pandemic. Website: bainbridgebucks.com
 
May 2020, Tomorrow: Virtual First Friday ArtWalk #2. Scheduled and program: 6:00 PM = Jeffery Moose Gallery; 6:20 PM = BIMA;6:40 PM = Bergh Images;7:00 PM = Coldwell Banker Bain; 7:20 PM= Jeffry Moose Gallery “Drum Solo”!  Info: BIDAbainbridgedowntown.org
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
OfficeXpats vHappy-hour today(Thursday)at 4:30: Grab a drink, join the link. Zoom link in BBC Newsletter. Contact Dave if you didn’t get it: [email protected]
 
5:00 PM every day Leif Utne’s “We Will Survive” Virtual Dance Party! Info and Zoom Link at Leif’s Facebook page: facebook.com/groups/wewillsurvivedanceparty/?post_id=518072269124416
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at: supportlocal.usatoday.com/city/bainbridge-island-wa/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

V-BBC Friday #6 – 24 April 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #6 — Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling:
“doing business in a time of plague”
or  “bring out your plague anecdotes.”
 
Business storytelling has been a part of our community from the very first days of our Recession era roots. So in that tradition, come and share your thoughts, experiences, learned wisdom — in story
 
3-minute plague anecdote should include: 1. something about doing business,  2. something from personal experience, 3. a story of one’s own business, a colleague’s business, or a new zombie business start-up (e.g. “Take-out BBQ-Brains” Opens In Bremerton).
 
NOTE: Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – bring out your business plague anecdotes!
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

Great Bainbridge Tourism Update! B.I. Tourism Update (pdf doc).  Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour Bainbridge Grocery Delivery Service
 
OfficeXpats vHappy-hour today(Thursday)at 4:30: Grab a drink, join the link. Zoom link in BBC Newsletter. Contact Dave if you didn’t get it: [email protected]
 
5:00 PM every day Leif Utne’s “We Will Survive” Virtual Dance Party! Info and Zoom Link at Leif’s Facebook page: facebook.com/groups/wewillsurvivedanceparty/?post_id=518072269124416
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
OfficeXpatsUpdate – “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”:  At this time, OfficeXpats is closed. Members can access with their assigned backdoor key code to retrieve their belongings, laptop, items from cubbies. If you have any questions as members or about membership inquiries, during this national emergency, email [email protected].
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at: supportlocal.usatoday.com/city/bainbridge-island-wa/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

V-BBC Friday #5 – 17 April 2020

WELCOME To vBBC Friday #5!

Once again BBC is graciously hosted by OfficeXpats (that is, the virtual e-space Zoom coworking version)Last week we considered new trends in social media useful in business (or not), as well as new and emerging markets.
This week’s discussion:
Adjusting your brand to changing times & events.
 
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to join, contact Dave, [email protected] for link.
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – changing  brands – changing times
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

OfficeXpats vHappy-hour today (Thursday) at 4:30: Grab a drink, join the link, show us what you’ve done to your home office. Is it cleaner, messier, warmer, cooler, more/less artsy? Made any accommodations to look good on Zoom? Is your cat/dog/turtle you Zoom star? Zoom link in BBC Newsletter. Contact  Dave if you didn’t get it: [email protected]
 
“Bainbridge Bucks” goes live: bainbridgebucks.com. “Our Mission is to connect Islanders and Consumers with local businesses that offer gift certificates, pre-paid gift cards, pre-purchase vouchers. Let’s help our favorite island businesses survive the current pandemic.”
 
Bainbridge Tourism Update (Chris Mueller, Visit Bainbridge Island, Claire Donahue, Bainbridge Island Lodging Association):
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
OfficeXpats Update – “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”:  At this time, OfficeXpats is closed. Members can access with their assigned backdoor key code to retrieve their belongings, laptop, items from cubbies. If you have any questions as members or about membership inquiries, during this national emergency, email [email protected].
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at:supportlocal.usatoday.com/city/bainbridge-island-wa/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
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    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

V-BBC Friday #4 – 10 April 2020

WELCOME To vBBC Friday #4!

Once again BBC is graciously hosted by OfficeXpats (that is, the virtual e-space Zoom coworking version).

And thanks to Charlie King (charliekingcoaching.com) for helping us launch vBBC into e-space these last three Fridays!

This Week’s discussion: 
  • New trends in social media useful in business (or not)
  • New and emerging markets that we can tap into
  • Adjusting your brand to changing times/events
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to join, contact Dave, [email protected].
 
Remember the key word in the expression “social distancing” is “social.”
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – New Trends In Social Media & Emerging Markets
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL (faster-than-light) space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC — lost in e-space.

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Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

OfficeXpats vHappy-hour today (Thursday) at 4:30: Grab a drink, join the link, show us what you’ve done to your home office. Is it cleaner, messier, warmer, cooler, more/less artsy? Made any accommodations to look good on Zoom? Is your cat/dog/turtle you Zoom star? Zoom link in BBC Newsletter. Contact  Dave if you didn’t get it: [email protected].
 
Bainbridge Tourism Update (Chris Mueller, Visit Bainbridge Island, Claire Donahue, Bainbridge Island Lodging Association):
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
OfficeXpats Update – “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”:  At this time, OfficeXpats is closed. Members can access with their assigned backdoor key code to retrieve their belongings, laptop, items from cubbies. If you have any questions as members or about membership inquiries, during this national emergency, email [email protected].
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing  excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses.
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
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    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Virtual Friday 3 April 2020

Welcome to vBBC Friday, The E-space Cloud Edition. With host Charlie King and in-the-bunker MC Dave “KaveDragen.”
 
“Creative Business Strategies” – staying connected with your clients when you’re not sending them an invoice.”
Interesting times call for creative changes.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://… (to avoid meeting hackers/crackers and Zoom-bombs, contact Dave Kragen, [email protected], if you didn’t get the Zoom link in the Newsletter)  Meeting ID: 912 079 738 
A Nice Zoom tutorial: support.zoom.us/
 
Call For Local Businesses Support: Website Development Assistance Needed for “BainbridgeBucks” – which will be a referral page for local businesses to request community members to pre-purchase goods/services. BainbridgeBucks will help local businesses stay viable and survive the pandemic. Please contact Steven Rabago, [email protected], if you can help with this project.” Thanks, Steve.
 
Remember the key word in the expression “social distancing” is “social.”
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – Staying Connected With Clients & Colleagues
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL (faster-than-light) space travel?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC — lost in e-space.

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Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

Virtual First Friday Art Walk (BIDA_virtualFirstArtWalk_3April2020 pdf flyer): Jeffrey Moose Gallery and BIDA, Bainbridge Island’s First Virtual Friday Art Walk, April 3rd, at 6:00 PM. Three galleries are participating in addition to live music. More info at: 
Bainbridge Tourism Update (Chris Mueller, Visit Bainbridge Island, Claire Donahue, Bainbridge Island Lodging Association):
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
OfficeXpats Update – “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”:  At this time, OfficeXpats is closed. Members can access with their assigned backdoor key code to retrieve their belongings, laptop, items from cubbies. If you have any questions as members or about membership inquiries, during this national emergency, email [email protected].
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing  excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses.
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
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    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Virtual Friday 27 March 2020 – EmerPrep Creative Business Strategies

Welcome to vBBC Friday, The Cloud E-space Edition
“Staying Connected, Going Virtual” Part 2, w/ Charlie King
Interesting times call for creative changes.
And for those joining us in our virtual OfficeXpats e-space for the first time, & for any remaining Zoom questions, we’ll start with a brief review of Zoom’s virtual meeting platform. 
     Then we will consider together:
  1. What’s the best thing about working from home (garage, cellar, cave), and why?
  2. What’s the hardest thing about working from home, cave, bunker, and why?
  3. Share one or two “productivity hacks” you’ve created in response to working from home, nuclear bunker, wood shed, old motor home parked at lonely road end.
Technical Instructions Review: Here’s your Zoom.us link. Topic: Bainbridge Business Connection 
Time: A recurring meeting weekly, Fridays 8:00-9:00
Join Zoom Meeting: https://…….
(Meeting ID:912 079 738) 
 
Note, if you’ve never used Zoom before: 1. click above link; 2. link takes you to Zoom.us; 3. you’ll be prompted to download Zoom; 4. open Zoom from download folder; 5. sign up with email and password for (free) account; 6. you should then be taken directly to the call (Zoom Meeting, “Join With Video”); if not, click again the above Zoom Link, and you’ll be prompted to open the Zoom app, and you’ll be in the Meeting. (Zoom works in most browsers & platforms, Windows, Apple, Linux, Chromebook, mobile.)
 
1st vBBC Friday 20 March 2020, “Staying Connected, Going Virtual,” (PDF doc): BBCSpecial1stVirtualFriday_20Mar2020
Important Info Below: “vBBC News, Notices, Events”
Remember a key word in the expression “social distancing” is “social.”
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting Virtual-In-The-Cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – Staying Connected – Going Virtual 2
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next…”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC — lost in e-space.

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Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

OfficeXpats Update, “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”:  At this time, OfficeXpats is closed. Members can access with their assigned backdoor key code to retrieve their belongings, laptop, items from cubbies. If you have any questions as members or about membership inquiries, during this national emergency, email [email protected].
 
Bainbridge Island Chamber “News & Update” (1-page pdf doc): Chamber_Members_Update_20Mar2020. Also, “We have government policy updates through the COBI website and the Chamber website.”
 
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing  excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses.
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help or sign up to donate and volunteer. Organizations: help by clicking “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
 
Database (google spreadsheet) status of Kitsap County Restaurants (disclaimer, no idea who’s maintaining this database, but it looks cool): docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-lW0I-dKVIUtE3abYd3-xUUA-bFvxFrvEaYR5If7Piw/edit?fbclid=IwAR1Ts7Rb6pvPv5z6BIBNrnatCaDhcIop2AQ1X-1FMYSwedXuCcW2tR3IByI#gid=0
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    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Special “1st Virtual Friday” 20 March 2020 – w/ Charlie King

Join us this V-BBC Friday for BBC’s First
Virtual Community Event:
“Staying Connected – Going Virtual,” w/ Charlie King.
Learn the basics of the Zoom.us virtual meeting platform.
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented changes.
Interesting times call for creative changes.
 
A FEW TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS (please read carefully): Before Friday Morning, in the BBC Newsletter that’s gone out, you will see a Zoom.us link for: “Charlie King invites you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.”
Topic: Bainbridge Business Connection
Time: A recurring meeting weekly, Fridays 8:00-9:00
Join Zoom Meeting: https://…….. || Meeting ID:912 079 738.
Click the link, then you’ll be asked to download & install the small Zoom software. 
NOTE 1: Zoom works in most browsers on most platforms, Windows, Apple, Linux, Chromebook. NOTE 2: This BBC Friday is a totally Virtual online community meeting, not at OfficeXpats. And it’s our “SOFT Virtual Opening.” 
(Afterwards, please share your experiences, thoughts, ideas, and feedback with Dave at [email protected].)
 
Remember a key word in the expression “social distancing” is “social.”
 
Be here – sorta, like virtually – be free, be businesswise – and stay safe. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Arr…….

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting Virtual-In-The-Cloud event in real E-time and real E-space … and another delicious cup of V-BBC!

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, at the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test your connection
8:00-8:55 – Staying Connected – Going Virtual
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next…”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC.

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Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge BBC News, Notices, Events

Notes from BBC Friday 6 March 2020, “Local Business Continuity Planning & COVID-19” Roundtable (PDF doc)BBC_Minutes_6Mar2020_COVID19.pdf.
 
OfficeXpats Update, “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”
Community Decon Practices – OfficeXpats_and_COVID19.pdf
At this time, OfficeXpats continues to stay open for it’s members.
 
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/.  Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
 
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
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    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department