vBBC Friday #29 – 2 October 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #29 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

The Power Of Positive Action: What’s one small thing you can do this coming week that could be positive for (1) your business, (2) a friend’s, associate’s, or other local business? (brainstorm vs. braincloud)
 
1. Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf): BBC_25Sept2020
2. Anne LeSage Presentation (pdf): The Future Of Community Preparedness
3. Are You Prepared? (pdf): Household Readiness Assessment FILLABLE
 
(Zoom link is in BBC Newsletter. If you didn’t get the  newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave at [email protected].)
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

vBBC @ OfficeXpats – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others

8:00-8:55 –  The Power Of Positive Action

8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next
… a stargate on Ganymede?” 

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space

Next Week: The Power Of Positive Action. What’s one little thing you can do this coming week that could be positive (1) for your business, and (2) for a friend’s or associate’s business?

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

September issue of compassandclock.com, Senior Info & Support Newsletter is out; also “Road Ahead 2020 Summit,” 1-hour Zoom meetings, six presenters; registration is FREE: compassandclock.com/roadaheadsummit.
 
SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
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    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #28 – 25 September 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #28 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

Update And Discussion: “Island Emergency Preparedness” with special guest Anne LeSage, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Bainbridge Island, since November 2018.
 

The Emergency Management Coordinator develops and leads the City’s emergency management program in all phases, including mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The City is working to be a recognized leader in emergency management in Washington State. Ms. LeSage is a Certified Emergency Manager by the International Association of Emergency Managers (iaem.org). 

Previously, Ms. LeSage ([email protected]) served as the Emergency Management Director at the University of California, Irvine. Prior to working for UCI, Anne worked in Public Health Preparedness; holding positions in both Dallas County Health and Human Services and the Washington State Department of Health Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Program. Ms. LeSage moved to Bainbridge Island from Aliso Viejo, California. Ms. LeSage received her master’s degree in Emergency Management from Jacksonville State University, her master’s degree in Public Health from University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and her bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from California State University, Northridge. 

(Zoom link is in BBC Newsletter. If you didn’t get the  newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave at [email protected].)
 
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): BBC_18Sept2020
Latest Update from Bainbridge Prepares: September 2020 Bainbridge Prepares
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

vBBC @ OfficeXpats – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 –  Island EmerPrep – w/ special guest Anne LeSage

8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Ganymede?” 

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space

Next Week: The Power Of Positive Action. What’s one little thing you can do this coming week that could be positive (1) for your business, and (2) for a friend’s or associate’s business?

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

September issue of compassandclock.com, Senior Info & Support Newsletter is out; also “Road Ahead 2020 Summit,” 1-hour Zoom meetings, six presenters; registration is FREE: compassandclock.com/roadaheadsummit.

SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at steve.raba[email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #27 – 18 September 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #27 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

AKG Perception 120 USB condenser microphone with SH 100 shock mountSix Months of BBC Business/COVID Storytelling
Welcome To The Future Of Business
Six months ago, Friday March 13th, BBC canceled 
 
(Zoom link is in BBC Newsletter. If you didn’t get the  newsletter and wish to attend, contact Dave at [email protected].)
 
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): BBC_11Sept2020
Latest Update from Bainbridge Prepares: September 2020 Bainbridge Prepares
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

vBBC @ OfficeXpats – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 –  BBC  – The Future Of Business Is Now   

8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Ganymede?” 

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space. ______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #26 – 11 September 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #26 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

Notes From Today’s vBBC (pdf doc): BBC_11Sept2020  ||  And The Latest Newsletter Update from Bainbridge Prepares: September 2020 Bainbridge Prepares

AKG Perception 120 USB condenser microphone with SH 100 shock mountSix Months of BBC Business/COVID Storytelling
Six months ago, Friday March 13th, BBC canceled due to COVID-19. March 20th, with help from intrepid BBC Regular Charlie King, BBC went virtual (Zoom). 
 
(Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave at [email protected].)
 
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): BBC_4Sept2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

vBBC @ OfficeXpats – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business-COVID Storytelling, 6 Months      

8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Ganymede?” 

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #25 – 4 September 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #25 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

AKG Perception 120 USB condenser microphone with SH 100 shock mountBBC Business Storytelling – Open MIC
Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Notes from last week’s vBBC (pdf doc): BBCFriday_28Aug2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

vBBC @ OfficeXpats – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion
7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business Storytelling – Open MIC       

8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Ganymede?” 

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #24 – 28 August 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #24 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling – “Into The Fall” Pt.3
Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): BBCFriday_21Aug2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others    8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business Storytelling – Into Fall, Pt. 3                                  8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Ganymede?” 

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
ROTARY AUCTION is online this year in August!  bainbridgerotaryauction.org. Online donation: Saturday August 1, 6:00 am to Tuesday, August 18, 5:00 pm. Online shopping: Monday August 24, 6:00 am to Sunday August 30, 5:00 pm

Buy a “Bainbridge Strong” t-shirt or hoodie for $10 and support a local business or non-profit of your choice: stores.inksoft.com/bainbridge_strong/
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Library is open!  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday-Saturday, all Kitsap Regional Library locations will be accepting returns curbside. More details krl.org/welcomeback.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #23 – 21 August 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #23 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling – “Into The Fall” Pt.2
Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): vBBC_14August2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others    8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business Storytelling – Into Fall, Pt. 2                                    8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Mars?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

SOS Bainbridge: Your Local Businesses Are Sending Out an SOS! When you support local stores, you: keep dollars in our economy; embrace what makes us unique; create local jobs; help the environment; nurture community; target your tax dollars; create more choice as local businesses adapt to your needs.” sosbainbridgeisland.com.
 
New Site “Visit Bainbridge Island” Visit Bainbridge Island. Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging AssociationTour Bainbridge Island Tour ServiceIsland Volunteer Caregivers also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
ROTARY AUCTION is online this year in August!  bainbridgerotaryauction.org. Online donation: Saturday August 1, 6:00 am to Tuesday, August 18, 5:00 pm. Online shopping: Monday August 24, 6:00 am to Sunday August 30, 5:00 pm

Buy a “Bainbridge Strong” t-shirt or hoodie for $10 and support a local business or non-profit of your choice: stores.inksoft.com/bainbridge_strong/
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Library is open!  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday-Saturday, all Kitsap Regional Library locations will be accepting returns curbside. More details krl.org/welcomeback.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday #22 – 14 August 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #22 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling – “Into The Fall”
Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
5 Minute Topic: MOBILE Hot-Spot & Tethering (as wi-fi alternative)
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): vBBC_7August2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others    8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business Storytelling – Into Fall                                           8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Mars?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

“Peace Peloton” – peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
 
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
ROTARY AUCTION is online this year in August!  bainbridgerotaryauction.org. Online donation: Saturday August 1, 6:00 am to Tuesday, August 18, 5:00 pm. Online shopping: Monday August 24, 6:00 am to Sunday August 30, 5:00 pm

Buy a “Bainbridge Strong” t-shirt or hoodie for $10 and support a local business or non-profit of your choice: stores.inksoft.com/bainbridge_strong/
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Library is open!  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday-Saturday, all Kitsap Regional Library locations will be accepting returns curbside. More details krl.org/welcomeback.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday, Week #21, 7 August 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #21 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

BBC Business Storytelling In An Age Of Plague
Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Notes From Last Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): vBBC_31July2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others    8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business Storytelling                                                               8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Mars?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

“Peace Peloton” w/ Doc Wilson. Peaceful demonstration on bicycles. Tacoma, Sunday, 9 August!  RSVP at ingajnow.com/peacepeloton-ride. Previous ride: drive.google.com/file/d/1Y1OltseE-l5nWTEh8osfULC5EqhVjhgl/view.
 
Rex Oliver, long-time Chamber President & CEO,
and faithful BBC Regular, passes away. 
Chamber Retrospect (pdf doc)Rex Oliver
We miss you, good friend.
 
Island Bite serves many Island restaurants. It’s easy to order from any of these local restaurants and have your order delivered right to your door. Check their restaurant listing at islandbite.com.
 
ROTARY AUCTION is online this year in August!  bainbridgerotaryauction.org. Online donation: Saturday August 1, 6:00 am to Tuesday, August 18, 5:00 pm. Online shopping: Monday August 24, 6:00 am to Sunday August 30, 5:00 pm

Buy a “Bainbridge Strong” t-shirt or hoodie for $10 and support a local business or non-profit of your choice: stores.inksoft.com/bainbridge_strong/
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Library is open! Beginning June 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday-Saturday, all Kitsap Regional Library locations will be accepting returns curbside. More details krl.org/welcomeback.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

vBBC Friday, Week #20, 31 July 2020

WELCOME TO vBBC Friday #20 Graciously HOSTED by vOfficeXpats

Notes From This Week’s vBBC (pdf doc): vBBC_31July2020

BBC Business Storytelling In An Age Of Plague
Zoom link as always is in BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter & wish to attend, contact Dave [email protected] for link.
 
Notes from Last Week’s vBBC: vBBC_24July2020
 
Kevin Dwyer continues to collect COVID-19 business stories (Virtual BBC Stories 2020):  Contact Kevin with a story or idea at [email protected].
 
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!  Really. Arr……. 
 
So Invite your friends and associates to join this strangely virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
 

[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others    8:00-8:55 –  BBC Business Storytelling                                                               8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … a stargate on Mars?”

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.

______________________________________________

Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events

Rex Oliver, long-time Chamber President & CEO,
and faithful BBC Regular, passes away. 
Chamber Retrospect (pdf doc)Rex Oliver
We miss you, good friend.
 
Thuy’s Pho House & IslandBite Update:  Thuy’s open Monday-Sunday 11:30-7:00, along with To-Go and Curbside services you can order online at bithuys.com, or order for home delivery with Island Bite. Island Bite serves many Island restaurants: check their list at islandbite.com.
 
ROTARY AUCTION is online this year in August!  bainbridgerotaryauction.org. Online donation: Saturday August 1, 6:00 am to Tuesday, August 18, 5:00 pm. Online shopping: Monday August 24, 6:00 am to Sunday August 30, 5:00 pm

Buy a “Bainbridge Strong” t-shirt or hoodie for $10 and support a local business or non-profit of your choice: stores.inksoft.com/bainbridge_strong/
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
Library is open! Beginning June 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday-Saturday, all Kitsap Regional Library locations will be accepting returns curbside. More details krl.org/welcomeback.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for candidates/companies, please pass their names along to Steve Rabago at [email protected].
 
MAY “Buy Bainbridge Fridays” business community support:   Flyer (pdf doc). Thanks Chris Mueller Visit Bainbridge Island and Claire Donahue Bainbridge Island Lodging Association. Catch the new Tour BainbridgeGrocery Delivery Service. Island Volunteer Caregivers are also available to do grocery delivery: ivcbainbridge.org.
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at:  kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
 
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org/.  New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
 
___________________________________
    BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Bainbridge Youth Services askbys.org
Compass & Clock Senior Resources compassandclock.com
Cook Family Funeral Home cookfamilyfuneralhome.com
Bainbridge Island Lodging Association destinationbainbridge.com
Farmers & Gardeners Guild farmersgardenersguild.wordpress.com
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
Tour Bainbridge tourbainbridge.com
Tulaa Cafe At Dayaalu Center tulaacafe.com & dayaalucenter.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
    ISLAND Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department