About kdkragen

K. D. Kragen is a philosopher, writer, teacher, editor, husband, father and grandfather. A third generation San Franciscan, Vietnam era vet U.S. Coast Guard (1973-1977), married to Janet L. Kragen for 32 years (1977-present), K. D. is a published novelist ("The KillWare Chronicles" and "Plagueman"); he has taught logic and lectured in philosophy of art at various college and local art schools (Northwest College of Art, Trumeau College of the Arts). Presently he teaches senior citizens basic computer skills (to be able to keep in touch with children and grandchildren), does general computer maintenance, MS and Linux OS, manages a small publishing house, Scandia Patch Press, and edits and ghosts the writings of other local authors. KaveDragen Ink LLC Clean, sparkling copy is often the first impression you make on prospective clientele. Every company needs: One, the Visionary, company owner, manager. That's you! You are the market expert. You know your products and services better than anyone else. Two, the Copy-editor, the wordsmith. That's me. I supply the polish and clarity of communication needed to grab your client from the very first line.

BBC Friday 23 August 2019 – “Visit Bainbridge” Business & Tourism Roundtable, w/ Chris Mueller

This BBC Friday: “Tourism Conversation” w/ Chris Mueller (visitbainbridge.com), who will moderate the discussion, joined by three special guests: our own BBC Regular Mickey Molnaire, Director of Marketing & Tourism, Bainbridge Chamber Of Commerce (BainbridgeChamber.com); Claire Donahue, Marketing Director, Bainbridge Island Lodging Assoc. (DestinationBainbridge.com); and Natalie Rodriguez, owner Tour Bainbridge (TourBainbridge.com).

As a followup of our previous two discussions on Branding Bainbridge (10 May & 7 June), we will consider: What is the role of tourism on Bainbridge Island? What does it mean for Island businesses? And how can you harness the power of tourism? Learn about current initiatives and meet some of the organizations and businesses dedicated to promoting Bainbridge Island to visitors.

Chris will introduce the topic and address some tourism goals and outcomes. Then Chris’s colleagues will speak about some of what they are doing in support of tourism as related to Island business. There will be plenty of time for discussion and Q & A.  Original December 2017 “Visit Bainbridge” PressRelease (PDF doc).

There has emerged from recent BBC Fridays this year a triumvirate of Island ideas, discussions, and opportunities: 1) creating a unified Bainbridge Brand as a destination of concierge services, arts, recreation, and culinary delights and events; 2) seeking creative, innovative solutions in Island-wide business and way-finding signage; and 3) articulating a core vision of Bainbridge Island as a world tourist destination. How can we develop our Island identity, in the coming years, in such a way as to combine and unify these three elements, while modeling a uniquely-flavored economic sustainability and humanity. This BBC Friday we will be considering #3, so bring your brilliant brains, wacky creativity, and delightful questions!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – BBC Friday – Tourism Business Conversation
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

22 August, 5:30-7:00 PM. Chamber After Hours. Hosted at Dayaalu Center (159 Wyatt Way NE), an event space and healing center with naturopathic and allopathic doctors, lifestyle medicine, massage, and more. Networking, beverages and snacks. Free & open to the public. No reservations necessary. bainbridgechamber.com

Notes from David Weinstock 19 July 2019 Somatic Consensus presentation (google docs PDF)

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 16 August 2019

BBC Friday 16 August 2019. Welcome to 
BBC mystery Friday. 

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – BBC Friday – welcome
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

17 August, 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. West Sound Chorus presents “One Hundred Years Ago, Or So” – featuring “After Hours.” At The Bremerton Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th Street. Tickets and more info at:  singkitsap.org/Ticks  360-337-7464.

22 August, 5:30-7:00 PM. Chamber After Hours. Hosted at Dayaalu Center (159 Wyatt Way NE), an event space and healing center with naturopathic and allopathic doctors, lifestyle medicine, massage, and more. Networking, beverages and snacks. Free & open to the public. No reservations necessary. bainbridgechamber.com

Notes from David Weinstock 19 July 2019 Somatic Consensus presentation (google docs PDF)

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 9 August 2019 – International Coworking Day

In BBC Think Club fashion – join us this BBC Friday for a lively discussion and presentation of the latest trends and future innovations in coworking. As International Coworking Day falls on a BBC Friday, let’s join in the celebrations with our wonderful OfficeXpats coworking hosts, Leslie & Jason, by thinking together serendipitously and sharing our business wisdom! BBC is business networking in the best coworking tradition. 

Coworking – Community – Contemplation – Collaboration

And, after BBC, the business fun continues at OfficeXpats with free coworking all day, and a BBQ lunch out on the deck. OfficeXpats provides burgers and drinks; if you are able, bring some interesting sides, salads, and sweets – and bring a friend/guest to introduce to coworking.

Everyone is welcome: no RSVP necessary. It’s a chance to connect current members with old friends, former members, and family members. More info at: officexpats.com

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – BBC Friday – International Coworking Day
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

7 August, 5:24-8:03, Silverdale GreenDrinks. Hosted by GreenDrinks, 2041 N Myhre Rd. Limited Capacity, 61 spots left, respond/confirm attending at facebook.com/events/351321842435767/. (Catered by Harrison Hospital.)

19 August, 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. West Sound Chorus presents “One Hundred Years Ago, Or So” – featuring “After Hours.” At The Bremerton Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th Street. Tickets and more info at: singkitsap.org/Ticks. Phone: 360-337-7464.

17 August, 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM, West Sound Chorus presents “One Hundred Years Ago, Or So” — featuring After Hours. At the Bremerton Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th Street. Tickets & Info: singkitsap.org/Ticks

Notes from David Weinstock 19 July 2019 Somatic Consensus presentation (google docs PDF)

Follow the exciting adventures of Thuy Nguyen on instagram.com/thuys.bainbridge. Thuy’s restaurant now open! TheNewThuy’s.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 2 August 2019 – Open MIC Friday Business Roundtable

Join us this happy BBC Friday for an OPEN MIC Business Strategy, Support & Sharing Roundtable. Bring a business story, idea, or problem to share, show-and-tell art or friendly xenomorph from Venus or Ganymede. 

Another “BBC, Your Board Of Directors” opportunity…. 
Play, share, dream, be mortal. Be creative, think sideways, have fun.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

Celebrate International Coworking Day! 
Right here at OfficeXpats!
Come celebrate the birthday of coworking, Friday, August 9. Every year, even since before our own grand opening in 2011, we have celebrated the birthday of coworking. All are welcome!  More info atofficexpats.com

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Open MIC Friday
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

7 August, 5:24-8:03, Silverdale GreenDrinks. Hosted by GreenDrinks, 2041 N Myhre Rd. Limited Capacity, 61 spots left, respond/confirm attending at facebook.com/events/351321842435767/. (Catered by Harrison Hospital.)

17 August, 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM, West Sound Chorus presents “One Hundred Years Ago, Or So” — featuring After Hours. At the Bremerton Performing Arts Center, 1500 13th Street. Tickets & Info: singkitsap.org/Ticks

Notes from David Weinstock 19 July 2019 Somatic Consensus presentation (google docs PDF)

Follow the exciting adventures of Thuy Nguyen on instagram.com/thuys.bainbridge. Thuy’s restaurant now open! TheNewThuy’s.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 26 July 2019 – “Business Roundtable,” The Leslie Schneider Show

Join us this mid-summer BBC Friday for a delightful  roundtable discussion led by our own BBC Regular and OfficeXpats Owner, council member Leslie Schneider. The City council’s discussion and direction on regulating sandwich boards and temporary yard signs is firming up. Leslie will explain the current status and gather feedback, leaving plenty of time for discussion. Deputy mayor bio.

Total Fun. Total BBC. If time permits we’ll open the table for one or two others who might like 5 minutes or so to share something about their business or to tell a little of their business story.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

Notes from David Weinstock 19 July 2019 Somatic Consensus presentation (google docs PDF)

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – The Leslie Schneider Show
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

25 July, 5:30-7:00, Chamber After Hours. Bainbridge Island Sportsmen’s Club is hosting as part of celebrating their club’s 90th anniversary. Tour the facility and new indoor archery range, and learn about the programs for youth and adults – everything with an emphasis on safety. More info at bainbridgechamber.com

25 July, 7:00 PM, Preview Party Reception, Kingston Fine Arts Festival, featuring two of Donna’s fabric art pieces! Live music, wine, appetizers, auction. @ Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road NE. The show runs through 28 July. (7 of Donna’s mixed media/fabric artworks, “Spirals,” will be on display through August at the Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center in Port Townsend.)  donnaleedowdney.com

Follow the exciting adventures of Thuy Nguyen on instagram.com/thuys.bainbridge. Thuy’s restaurant now open! TheNewThuy’s.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 19 July 2019 – “Walking Your Talk” w/ David Weinstock

Join us this mid-summer BBC Friday for a delightful presentation from David Weinstock, “Walking Your Talk.” David will offer a taste of his work, Somatic Consensus (SC). SC practices train across physical, emotional, linguistic, intellectual, and intuitive domains to build daily practices for building empathic faculties, harmonizing conflict, finding your voice – and walking your talk.

David is a certified international trainer of Nonviolent Communication, executive director of Liminal Somatics (liminalsomatics.com), Originator of Somatic Consensus (youtube.com/watch?v=lOrOdk1AM3Q&feature=youtu.be), master goldsmith (goldmuse.net), Aikido instructor, and author of Becoming What You Need: Practices for Embodying Nonviolent Communication (amazon.com).

David and his wife Judith, along with eight others, co-founded an intentional community where they have raised their family since 1990. All of David’s work – in particular his present organization, Liminal Somatics – is based on building our connection to one another and toward a healthy stewardship of the earth. (Note: some of you may recall it was Judith Weinstock, Alexandra Rust, Liz Matteson, and Irene Clark who, in 1985, nurtured to maturity Bainbridge Island’s brilliant culinary institution “The Streamliner Diner.”)

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – “Walking Your Talk,” w/ David Weinstock
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

19-21 July, Day Road Studios Summer Art Show, with artists Steve Rabago & Eileen Wold. Three day art show at Bainbridge Island’s newest exhibition space at Day Road Studios building. Opening reception: 19th, 6:00-8:00 PM. Meet the artists at weekend gallery hours, 20th-21st, noon-5:00. Eleven winery open for wine purchase. Free, open to the public. Free parking during reception and open gallery hours (Facebook Event). 

23 July, noon to 1:30 – Accelerate Kitsap Presents [email protected] Workshop: “Website Problems & Solutions,” w/ BBC regular Abell Smith (abellsmith.com). Free, open to the public. Register to save a spot at officexpats.com.

25 July, 7:00 PM, Preview Party Reception, Kingston Fine Arts Festival, featuring two of Donna’s fabric art pieces! Live music, wine, appetizers, auction. @ Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road NE. The show runs through 28 July. (7 of Donna’s mixed media/fabric artworks, “Spirals,” will be on display through August at the Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center in Port Townsend.)  donnaleedowdney.com

Follow the exciting adventures of Thuy Nguyen on instagram.com/thuys.bainbridge. Thuy’s restaurant now open! TheNewThuy’s.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 12 July 2019 – Open MIC Business Storytelling

Everyone has a business story, lessons and wisdom learned along the way. It’s part of what makes our BBC community strong, to share business trials and hardships, successes, changes, interesting and amazing experiences.

Play, share, dream, be mortal. Anyone who’d like to share something, a story, an artwork, some learned wisdom, can take the floor for 5+ minutes; that gives five or six of us a chance to talk.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Open MIC Friday, Business Storytelling
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

 BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

23 July, noon to 1:30 – Accelerate Kitsap Presents [email protected] Workshop: “Website Problems & Solutions,” w/ BBC regular Abell Smith (abellsmith.com). Free, open to the public. Register to save a spot at officexpats.com.

25 July, 7:00 PM, Preview Party Reception, Kingston Fine Arts Festival, featuring two of Donna’s fabric art pieces! Live music, wine, appetizers, auction. @ Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road NE. The show runs through 28 July. (7 of Donna’s mixed media/fabric artworks, “Spirals,” will be on display through August at the Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center in Port Townsend.)  donnaleedowdney.com

Follow the exciting adventures of Thuy Nguyen on instagram.com/thuys.bainbridge. Thuy’s restaurant announcement flyer: TheNewThuy’s.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

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
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Off This Friday 5 July 2019 – For 4th Of July Holidays!

BBC is canceled this Friday July 5th, for the week’s cool festivities, food, and fun! Parade starts at 1:00. Schedule: grandold4th.com/schedule/

Have a safe and happy Grand Old 4th holiday week.

Grand Old 4th Of July 52nd Year Extravaganza – sponsor, volunteer, donate! For volunteer opportunities email Mickey Molnaire at [email protected]. More info at grandold4th.com.

NOTICE: Join OfficeXpats in the 4th Of July Parade! Needed: folks to walk alongside OfficeXpats Car with banner or other things. You’ll get a free OfficeXpats t-shirt and have lots of fun. For more info contact Leslie ([email protected]) or Jason ([email protected]).

Reminder: this year’s ROTARY AUCTION is Saturday, July 6th. Info at:  bainbridgerotaryauction.org.

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC

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BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Follow the exciting adventures of Thuy Nguyen on instagram.com/thuys.bainbridge. Thuy’s restaurant announcement flyer: TheNewThuy’s.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

July 4th Parade Applications Are Now Available! Still Some Vendor Spaces Available for the Grand Old 4th. All the info on 4th events at: grandold4th.com. (Remember: 2019 Chamber Membership Directory at bainbridgechamber.com.)

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
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.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 Friday 28 June 2019 – “Business Storytelling” w/ Thuy Nguyen

Join us this auspicious BBC Friday for a special celebration of business storytelling, beginning with our own long-time BBC Regular, Thuy Nguyen.

 We at the BBC have followed Thuy over the years – from “Cafe @ the pavilion”

to “Roooster’s”

to “Thuy’s Pho House.”

And now – coming back to Bainbridge – the new Thuy’s  Bubble Tea, Dim Sum, Pho, Banh Mi, and more!

Follow Thuy oninstagram.com/thuys.bainbridge/ Announcement Flyer: TheNewThuy’s

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

NOTICE: Join OfficeXpats In The 4th Of July Parade! The OfficeXpats-wrapped car will be in the parade. Needed: folks to walk alongside the OXp Car with banner or other things. And You get a free OfficeXpats t-shirt. For more info contact Leslie ([email protected]) or Jason ([email protected]). Maybe someone can also carry a Big Waffle for the BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion  
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Business Storytelling, w/ Thuy Nguyen
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175) paradigmcg.com/digitaleditions/abm-0619/index.html?r#. Thanks to
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

July 4th Parade Applications Are Now Available! Still Some Vendor Spaces Available for the Grand Old 4th. All the info on 4th events at: grandold4th.com. (Remember: 2019 Chamber Membership Directory at bainbridgechamber.com.)

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

BBC Friday 21 June 2019 – “Decision Making With Difficult Partners,” Craig Clermont

Join us this  BBC Friday for a special presentation: “How To Improve Decision Making for Families And Partnerships Part 2: Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders” – by BBC Regular Craig Clermont, BetterDeciding.com and  Bookish MediaCraig has studied the topic of decision making in organizations since 2006 and looks forward to sharing powerful best practices that are well suited for families and small business partnerships to make better decisions and improve their implementation success rates.

Better Deciding is a decision training and facilitation firm that uniquely helps organizations educate front-line, managers and executives to make better decisions, with a curriculum based upon a consistent set of principles for all three levels; principles they can refer back to as they progress through their careers from front-line to managers to C-suite leaders. Decision facilitation helps families, partnerships or organizations effectively navigate big choices.

Founder Craig Clermont has studied Decision Theory and Systems since 2006, when the landmark HBR issue “Decision Making: Better, Faster, Smarter” was released (hbr.org/archive-toc/BR0601). Follow and connect with Craig on: LinkedIn.com, twitter.com, facebook.com.

NOTE: This BBC Friday’s discussion will also be presented in an expanded version next Tuesday, 25 June. ACCELERATE KITSAP [email protected] (June 25th) brings you “Team Decision Making – Dealing with Challenging Stakeholders.” As always, this [email protected] event is open to the public and hosted at OfficeXpats. Please go to officexpats.com (bottom of home page) to register for this event. 

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion  
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Decision Making With Difficult Partners, Craig Clermont
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

20 June 2019, 5:30-7:00, Chamber After Hours: Shirvan Rug Gallery hosts this one with a fabulous Turkish barbecue, at their shop at 424 Winslow Way E. across the street from the Chamber office. More info: Bainbridge Chamber.

Alaska Airlines “Beyond” – Bainbridge Island Article
“Idyllic Bainbridge Island” by Kristin Hannah (go to page 175)
Christine Mueller, Director Of Visitor Development, Visit Bainbridge.

Olympic Music Festival Summer 2019. THE 2019 SUMMER SEASON, July 13 & 14, August 10, September 8. Information and tickets available here: olympicmusicfestival.org.

July 4th Parade Applications Are Now Available! Still Some Vendor Spaces Available for the Grand Old 4th. All the info on 4th events at: grandold4th.com. (Remember: 2019 Chamber Membership Directory at bainbridgechamber.com.)

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.