BBC Friday 16 June 2017 – Kitsap Bank edg3 Fund & More!

Join us for a fine summer BBC Friday and an overview of this year’s Kitsap Bank edge3 FUND 2017, w/ Claire Chavanu. There will be plenty of time for Q&A and discussion and brainstorming and sharing and questions….

“We realize one of the biggest barriers for entrepreneurs is lack of funding, so Kitsap Bank is offering $20,000 through its edg3 FUND small business competition to help entrepreneurs dedicated to growing our local community economically, socially and environmentally.” ( Contact: [email protected].

NOTE: “edg3 FUND Informational Workshop”  27 June, 10:00 AM, at Olympic College Poulsbo Campus, Room #119. RSVP

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!  (Arrr!)

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
8:00-8:45 edge3 FUND 2017 & More!
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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

VISIT OUR NEW FRIENDS @ Bainbridge Island Senior Center (Note: BISC website designed by BBC’s own Brian Creamer, SpiderLilly Web Design!)


BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

14 June, Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, @OfficeXpats – Launch of the Kitsap Satellite of the International Coaching Federation of the Washington State Chapter. Mission statement: “create a place for like-minded people to meet; share ideas and resources; be a platform for innovative coaching tools and practices; promote coaching and ICF coaching ethics; offer CCEUs to maintain your ICF credentials (for ICF members).” For more info: Alyse McConnell, [email protected]. ICF Washington State:

The Grand Old 4th Of July 50th Year Anniversary! Sponsor, Volunteer, Donate, have fun! For information on sponsorships and volunteer opportunities:

StrengthsFinder Community Group starting. Have you taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment ( and found your Top 5 Themes Of Talent? Or are you still just thinking about it? A group is forming to discuss the program, assessment, your results, and what Strengths can mean for your life, personal and professional. (Disclaimer: Wynne is not a Gallup-certified Strengths coach [yet!] & receives no compensation from them.) Wynne’s contact: [email protected]. On

TheChannelTHE CHANNEL (, Bainbridge Island Chamber Newsletter is published quarterly, with free print copies and an interactive online version. Let the Chamber know what you think, and what else you might like to see:[email protected]

BIComm_100dpi_200px_RGBThe Bainbridge Island Brand and website filled with valuable resources and local Island news, events, and business cool stuff: Go there. Be

REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: Sign up on our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) & fill out List contact info:

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

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
BBC Related Links
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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.