BBC Friday 13 September 2013 – “Chamber IslandWood Breakfast”

BBC Friday @ Chamber IslandWood Breakfast!

This Friday September 13th BBC Is joining the monthly Chamber Breakfast @ Islandwood. Therefore BBC will NOT meet at our usual, delightful OfficeXpats venue. Rather we will join the B.I. Chamber Of Commerce 2nd Friday Breakfast at Islandwood (, in the Dinning Hall, from 7:30 to 9:00 AM (be there at 7:30 sharp this Friday). It’s an amazing breakfast for a reasonable price!

BBC & BBC2 leaders will do a short presentation at the breakfast, where we’ve come from, our history, and who we are, our curious entrepreneurial identityWhile, yes indeed we don’t actually exist in any official record books or secret government organization lists, we have lots of fun Being BBC – since January 2009.

Cost: in advance, sign up online at the Chamber website ( or call the Chamber at 206-842-3700 before midnight, Wednesday, September 11th. Current Members $15; future Members $20. Cost covers a fantastic catered IslandWood breakfast!

“Each month members of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce have the opportunity to network over a delicious full breakfast at IslandWood and listen to a guest speaker’s presentation. Topics are selected that are of interest to the business community, including news about local, regional, and state government, the school district, and other community groups.”

So, invite your friends and associates to join us for this exciting FULL BREAKFAST event … and another delicious cup of BBC  one time only @ IslandWood!

BBC @ IslandWood, in The Dinning Hall – 4450 Blakely Avenue NE, Bainbridge Island

7:30-9:00 – Beginning Promptly at 7:30, Chamber Breakfast @ Islandwood 

Sincerely,The BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, and Other Entrepreneurial Sentients From Planet BBC

BBC Regulars Exciting Upcoming Events!

THEME: Why Do You Do What You Do? “This was the first question we ever asked on the chalkboard by the happy hour bar, and we are revisiting it for this party. Bring your short answer and you may get a creative and memorable way to express it at the party (no, we won’t put you on the spot; trust us). Then, take this lightly, but we are also hoping for a ‘Steampunk’ look and feel for the party. Some accessories may be available once you arrive, but go to town with your own ideas if this retro-techno Victorian view of the future appeals. Expect prizes for creativity.” SIGN UP AT

September OfficeXpats Tuesday@Noon Workshops w/ Charlie King (charliekingcoaching.comPlaying To The Buzzer”: Ever had an unexpected circumstance derail your plans, where conditions changed, promises weren’t kept and all of a sudden your 6-month timeline looks like it’s now light years from delivery? This month Charlie King will be discussing the challenges of following your business goals and sticking with it until the goals are met. Come join us for a great discussion where you can hear cringe-worthy stories we all have and learn some solid structures for keeping your business on the path to the goals you have. Don’t have a goal? Bring that too! Tools? He’s got those! Tips? Those too! Stories? Too many to count! Register at

Coming In September: Social Media Marketing – Facebook and Pinterest. Registration is now open for the September sessions focusing on Facebook basics and more. Depending on the needs of the class, we may explore building call-to-actions between Facebook, blogs, and email newsletters. Watch OfiiceXpats website/blog for

Accelerate Kitsap (XLR8): If you know of any new businesses, start-ups or businesses in transition, for- or non-profit, tell them about theAccelerate Kitsap Business Mentoring program ( BBC, the Chamber, OfficeXpats and Accelerate Kitsap are all local business support partners here in the West Sound. Contact Ken Sethney ([email protected]) for more info.

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.