BBC Friday 13 May 2016 – Canceled For Special Chamber IslandWood Breakfast

BBC CANCELED this Friday in deference to a special delicious Chamber Breakfast @ IslandWood (7:30-9:00).

ChamberLogo2014Olympic Property Group will outline plans for Harbor Square and the Suzuki Property. Jon Rose, Pope Resources Vice President, Real Estate, and President of Olympic Property Group will present the company’s plans and take questions from the audience. (IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. NE.)

IslandWoold_Header_smCome to network and enjoy a full breakfast provided by the IslandWood kitchen. The public is welcome. Sign up online  by 5:00 PM Wednesday and save $5.00.

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


BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

OfficeXpats_logoRebeccaVillareal (1)17 May, Tuesday@Noon OfficeXpats Workshop (12::00-1:00). “How To Create A Meetup” — featuring longtime BBC Regular and OfficeXpats Ambassador Rebecca Villareal (Northwest Business Training Center). “Ever thought about putting on a workshop, networking event or wanting to get a group of like-minded people together to chat? Arranging Meetups is a great way to help increase awareness of a brand in any industry and can be fairly easy to maintain moving forward.” (NOTE: free to everyone! No registration needed, but show up early & sign in, 11:45 recommended.)

TheChannelTHE CHANNEL ( is here! The Bainbridge Island Chamber Newsletter has a new look and a new name – The Channel – and will be published quarterly, with free print copies and a free interactive online version. Take a look and let us know what you think, and what else you might like to see: [email protected]

BIComm_100dpi_200px_RGBCheck out the new Bainbridge Island Brand and website filled with valuable resources and local Island news, events, and business cool stuff:

REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: We’re building our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for a single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info:

BBC on Facebook: Alice David kindly started BBC on Facebook. We’re now looking for someone to take over that role as point person for our Facebook page. Thank you, Alice (

ToastmastersLogo-ColorSpecial thanks to our friends at Toastmasters Bainbridge. Two clubs on the Island: The Noon Edition  and The Evening Edition

BBC Related Links
Chamber Of Commerce &
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network
Kitsap SCORE
Toastmasters – Noon Edition
Toastmasters – Evening Edition
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
Kitsap County Emergency Management
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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.