Welcome to in-person BBC Friday 13 May 2022 – at OfficeXpats. 8:00-9:00. Doors open @ 7:30 for visiting, networking.
This Week: Blair King, Bainbridge Island City Manager (bainbridgewa.gov), will join us this Friday to talk about doing business on Bainbridge. What are some of the trends for Island and Kitsap County businesses this year?
Blair King was appointed City Manager May 2021 (back in the thick of the pandemic). Prior to serving the City of Bainbridge Island, King served as city manager for a variety of small to medium-sized cities, including coastal and island communities. Blair is a member of the International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) and the International Network of Asian Public Administrators (I-NAPA), and holds a Master of Public Administration.
Remember: if not already on the OfficeXpats member/visitor “COVID Vaccine Verification List” please bring vaccine verification. Masks are voluntary for in-person events at OfficeXpats.
Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!
Exciting BBC Notices, News, Events
Bainbridge Island Resource Directory (BIRD) is a joint project of several island nonprofits designed to provide you with information about programs and services to help you respond to life’s challenges, resourcedirectorybi.org.
Pickleball “Founders Tournament,” Battle Point Park, August 10-14. Read the whole cool story at The Island Wanderer (theislandwanderer.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.
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