BBC Friday 22 September 2017 – Clara’s Story: “Wok&Roll” Catering

BBC Founding Regular and long-time Island culinary queen Clara Tan, of Clara’s Wok&Roll Catering and Food Truck, will share her delicious story, and her latest Island business venture.

Clara’s Wok is a boutique dining and culinary establishment, specializing in Pan-Asian cuisine. Drawing from a core of Thai, Malaysian, Indonesian, Indian, and Chinese culinary cultures, Chef Clara fuses Eastern and Western elements for a unique and authentic experience.Clara’s Facebook:  Contact: [email protected]

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

VOTE for OfficeXpats – in the edg3 FUND competition!  OfficeXpats has been supporting & helping grow Bainbridge Island businesses & entrepreneurs for six years now & has hosted BBC for most of that time. Let’s say thank you with our edge3 FUND vote at:   Don’t forget to SHARE this message with you business friends and networks. 

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion
7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
Guest Presenter – Clara Tan of “Clara’s Wok&Roll” Catering Service
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

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Remember: VOTE for OfficeXpats for the edg3 FUND competition!  And SHARE this message with all you business friends and networks. Vote for OfficeXpats at:

Thursday, September 28th: OfficeXpats 6th Anniversary Celebration and Chamber After Hours, 5:30-7:00 @ OfficeXpats. OfficeXpats is pleased to again host the Chamber After Hours as we celebrate our 6th anniversary of coworking on Bainbridge. A tasty spread, creative drinks, free, fun: The Chamber:

Saturday, September 23, 3:00-9:00 PM – 2017 Bainbridge Island OktoberfestDon’t miss the fun at the Chamber’s annual brewfest. At Day Road Industrial: 7689 NE Day Road West and hosted by Manuela Horn, the “Austrian Amazon.” Oompah music by the Hometown Band. Uli’s Famous Bratwurst and giant pretzels. Local craft brews from Bainbridge Brewing, Rainy Daze, Silver City, and Vahöll. Wines from Eleven Winery. Coffee by Schul Haus. Event Sponsors: Harrison Medical Centers, Kitsap Bank, Paper & Leaf and PACWesty.

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]

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:

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
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth
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.