BBC Friday 10 January 2014 – “Kitsap Office Supply” w/ John Hays

BBC Friday, 10 January 2014 — We’re into our 5th year here at BBC, and founding BBC Regular John Hays, KOS Commercial Business Manager, will present the latest developments at Kitsap Office Supply.

KOS Facebook Page John has been part of BBC since our Blue Ocean Cafe beginnings, with decades in local business management, brand and product development, account sales, and entrepreneurial creativity. He has an MA from Michigan State University and BA from Seattle Pacific University. 

Kitsap Office Supplyan independent female-owned business, is the commercial client side of Paper Products, serving Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County for over 35 years. “As a member of a national network of independent office supply dealers, we have the purchasing power and resources to compete with our big box competitors. From the small home office to the large organization, we have the resources to allow you to shop local and save.” (

Be there, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!

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

BBC @ OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Avenue N, Bainbridge Island, Upstairs At the Pavilion

7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45 “KOS” – Kitsap Office Supply – w/ John Hays
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming Events!

January OfficeXpats Tuesday@Noon Workshops – “Get Clients Now!” There are still 3 great sessions left for this 28-Day Marketing Program led by Executive Coach, Ulla Solberg ( Whether you are just starting your business or you are ready to take it to the next level, the January Tuesdays@noon program with Executive Coach, Ulla Solberg, is for you. Session 1 – Jan 7: Introduction to Get Clients Now! 28-day system. Session 2 – Jan 14: Filling Your Pipeline & Following Up. Session 3 – Jan 21: Getting Presentations: When You’re Contacting People but Not Getting Appointments. Session 4 – Jan 28: Closing Sales. Information and registration:

January 2nd-30th, 2014, Magical Moments = A Solo Exhibiton by Sylvia Carlton:  “It is the miles on my brushes, which has been my greatest teacher and birthed my own particular style” –Sylvia ( Venue: Morso Wine Bar, 9014 Peacock Hill Avenue at North Harborview Drive at the head of the bay Gig Harbor, WA, 98332. 253.530.3463. For more Info:

Note: OfficeXpats has posted their OXp Membership update at

Accelerate Kitsap (XLR8): If you know of any new businesses, “start-ups” or businesses in a growth transition, for profit or non-profit, don’t forget to tell them about the Accelerate Kitsap Business Mentoring program. See for details. BBC, the Chamber, OfficeXpats, and Accelerate Kitsap are all local business support partners here in the West Sound. Contact Ken Sethney (ken.sethney@gmailcom) or Dave Kragen ([email protected]) if you have specific questions. Thank you.


BBC Related Links

Chamber Of Commerce
Accelerate Kitsap – Business Mentoring
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
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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.