BBC Friday 21 Oct. 2016 – XLR8 Kitsap S.O.S. Part 2

ThinkClubJoin us this Friday for S.O.S. PART 2, w/ Accelerate Kitsap director and BBC thinkologist Bill Ruddick. (S.O.S. pdf)logo-name-strip6_sm

S.O.S. – Situation Objective Solutions Problem Solving Program. Accelerate Kitsap is re-focusing as a specialized business incubation non-profit organization targeting basic business plan problem solving. We will do a few test run demonstrations, examing the S.O.S. method by experimenting on YOU and your business. This should be exciting!

So, be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me scurvy seadogs, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!

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!

BBC@OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is., Upstairs At the Pavilion

OfficeXpats7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45 S.O.S. Problem Solving PART 2
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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


BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

OXp_HomeOfBBCCharlieKingCoachingSolving The “LinkedIn Puzzle”: A series of 8 classes, Oct.24Nov.22 (attend one or attend all 8): OfficeXpats partners with longtime-member Charlie King to offer a series of LinkedIn classes to help you understand what it’s capable of and how to apply it to get the results you want. More info at Contact Charlie Charlie on LinkedIn.

ToastmastersLogo-Color26 October, 7:00-8:30 PM: Halloween Open House with Bainbridge Toastmasters USpeakEasy evening edition. @ The Clubhouse, Winslow Arms Apartments, 220 Parfitt Way. “Don’t be spooked by public speaking!” — a fun (not scary) way to learn about Toastmasters. Flyer (pdf doc)

27 October, 5:30-7:00, Chamber After Hours @ Eagle Harbor Winery, Three Tree Lane off New Brooklyn & Madison. There will be a ribbon cutting, networking, and refreshments. Help celebrate the opening of their new winery location and tasting room. Public Welcome. Info:

28 October, 7:30-9:00, Chamber Breakfast @ IslandWood. Networking and presentations by Impact BioEnergy’s Jan Allen on the organic waste recycling system installed at Harbour Pub and by Eirik O’Neal, Kitsap County’s “Waste Wise @ Work” program. Info:


Saturday, 29 October, 1:00 PM, Bainbridge Bakers: “Build a Killer Immune System.” Please RSVP to Jenny Trimble at 206-817-5752   [email protected].

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
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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.