BBC Friday 2 November 2018 – COBI Budget, LinkedIn, Día de Muertos

Join us this BBC Friday for a COBI, LinkedIn, Día de Muertos, business roundtable discussion.

We’ll begin with an update from our undercover agent at COBI on the city budget (or something like that).

Then we’ll open the table to share stories from “Life On LinkedIn” (not life on Mars).

Finally, we’ll close with happy reminiscences for our honored dead BBC and OfficeXpats friends (

<<OfficeXpats’ “ofrendas” (altars) in entryway celebrating Día de Muertos.>>

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!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

BBC@OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion
7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
“COBI / LinkedIn / Día de Muertos
8:45-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Day of the Dead @ OfficeXpats “Happiness Hour” this Thursday, 4:30–.   Surprise treats, Jason concocting cocktails worthy of the season, movie in the Event Room (“Coco” – an animated story of the traditional  Día de Muertos en Mexico).

2 November, 6-8 PM – First Friday Art WalkOver 30 businesses & galleries participating on Winslow Way & environs. Music, wine, small bites (

2 November, First Friday Art Walk, 6:00-8:00 PM, Donna Dowdney Esther’s Fabrics (note, art on display throughout November). 17 November: BARN Artisan Bazaar, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Donna’s website:

2 November, Friday, 4:00 PM – SHIFT Grand Opening: “Come celebrate the grand opening of SHiFT, Bainbridge Island’s newest boutique, specializing in “ethical style for women & men.” Facebook.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”: Bainbridge Prepares: Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods”

BBC Business Community Related Links
Chamber Of Commerce &
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL)
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
Bainbridge Island Senior Center
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN)
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network
Kitsap SCORE
Toastmasters – Noon Edition
Toastmasters – Evening Edition
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management
Kitsap County Emergency Management
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department
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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.