Join us this Friday for PART 2 of our meandering lazy days of May BBC Your Board Of Directors strategy roundtable and story telling sorta think club anything goes Friday creativity sharing time.
1) Bring your business problems, issues, new ideas to put on the table for a brainstorming strategy and solutions session. This is also an opportunity for some of you newer BBC Regulars to share a story of your business adventures, goals, visions, dreams.
2) Show-and-tell for you artist-type sapients: If you have a little art to share – stone art, painting, poetry, crafts, business art, branding design, logo ideas) – come and share your creativity! (Artwork: “A Lemon Tree For Thee” by BBC Regular Sylvia Carlton, sylviacarlton.com.)
Be there, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, as serial entrepreneurs, we’re all business wise!
So, invite your friends and associates to join us for this exciting event … 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 – Your Board Of Directors Strategy Roundtable Part 2
8:30-9:00 – more networking, sharing, visiting
BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC
BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming News & Events!
OfficeXpats “[email protected]”: to encourage more collaboration and connections between OXp Members on a regular basis, OfficeXpats is experimenting with a new structure for [email protected]. Instead of the typical up-in-front-of-the-class instruction, OXp is putting out a call for OfficeXperts or gurus on a number of themes and asking them to “hold court” for one [email protected] in the Event room at their own table – like a “help desk.” Each Tuesday showcases gurus of similar expertise, utilizing a coworking-friendly concept called “coopetition” (officexpats.com/gurusnoon/). Yet another great reason to consider a membership at OfficeXpats!
Chamber Notes: There will be no Chamber IslandWood breakfast in May. But there is a May afterhours, Thursday 28 May, 5:30-7:00, at Storyville Coffee is our host this month in their new coffee shop and tasting room at Coppertop. Join us for networking, wine, appetizers, and of course, coffee. Free event, no reservations necessary. The public is welcome. Maybe, at last the Storyville Story will be told! Very exciting indeed! And Remember, Your Chamber Needs Volunteers for the upcoming 2015 Grand Old 4th this year! Visit the great Chamber 4th website for more info: GrandOld4th.com.
NOTICE: Sonia Lien, Founding BBC Regular and coauthor with Dave Kragen, From Alone To Aloha, has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer. Updates on CaringBridge. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers. For now, she is able to live at home, Hostmark Apts. (Contact Dave for address & info [email protected].)
OfficeXpats is the 2014 Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year! “It was an honor just to be nominated, and it is kinda crazy that we actually won. We are very excited. This award is based on contribution to the Chamber’s mission, and to the Bainbridge community at large.”
BBC on Facebook: Alice David kindly set up a BBC Facebook destination: friend, post, share, bake, blog, barbecue. We remember you Alice! (officexpats.com/thank-you-alice-a-true-ambassador-for-community/).
REMINDER – For BBC Regular Members: We’re building our Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for a single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, make your business/contact info available for the BBC community and website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info: http://bit.ly/1mZGKfR.
Special thanks to our friends at Toastmasters Bainbridge. There are 2 clubs on the Island: The Noon Edition toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club/00002183-bainbridge-island-club and The Evening Edition toastmasters.org/Find-a-Club/00002238-u-speak-easy-club.