No BBC Friday, Christmas & New Year’s

No vBBC Friday, Week #41 — For the Christmas Holiday No vBBC Friday, Week #42 — For the New Year’s Holiday

Notes & Cool Links from previous week’s meeting, Including “Visit B.I. Annual Tourism Marketing Report 2020” (Thanks to Chris Mueller): BBC_VirtualFriday40_18December2020

COVID-19 pandemic status report (Worldwide & US): worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Previous 18 Dec 2020 Deaths Worldwide: 1,680,851  /  Deaths United States: 320,828 (19.1% of world deaths)

As of 25 December 2020 Deaths Worldwide: 1,756,991  /  Deaths United States: 338,263 (18.3% of world deaths)

Next BBC: 8 January 2021.
 
Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space. ______________________________________________

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

BIGS (bainbridgeislandgeneralstore.comopened Friday December 4th! Visit the store, tell you friends. If you know of someone interested in joining the store, contact Natalie Rodriguez ([email protected]nbridge.com). To join yourself, bainbridgeislandgeneralstore.com/join-the-general-store/.
 
Washington Tourism Alliance ShowWaLove campaign: if your business serves visitors and offers an ecommerce gift card, you can sign up to have your business represented. Visit the WTA program at ShowWALove.com. See the campaign promotional video youtube.com. Washington State businesses can sign up to participate in the program at. Thank you, Chris Mueller, visitbainbridgeisland.org.
 
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance:  New KEDA events! “Kitsap Digital Hour” (this Thursday, November 5th, 11:00-noon). More info at: http://kitsapeda.org/events/kitsap-digital-hour-2020-11-05/.
 
“Peace Peloton” w/ Doc Wilson. Peaceful demonstration on bicycles.
peacepeloton.com. Upcoming Holiday Market (Dec. 19-20, Columbia City & Yesler Terrace). It’ll be a safe, fun, and easy way for shoppers and entrepreneurs to come together in support of Economic Reform For Black People. Our curated market is comprised of local crafters, artisans, entrepreneurs, and performing artists; info at peacepeloton.com/ride, vendor app: Vendor Application. (Holiday Market Poster)
 
Fall/Winter issue is out – compassandclock.com – Senior Info & Support Newsletter.
 
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.
 
Honoring George Floyd & other victims of American systemic racism & police violence – the work for lasting change must continue: blacklivesmatter.com.
 
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.
 
Bainbridge Bucks Update. Watch their site: bainbridgebucks.com. Suggestions for companies, please pass along to Steve Rabago at [email protected]. Facebook: see latest business updates, e.g. “Holiday Sale & New Tote Bags from the Bainbridge Trading Company” (a BBC Regular business of Gene Hassell); Bainbridge Bucks FB: facebook.com/groups/2539515203032397/permalink/2737704179880164/.
 
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 & visitbainbridgeisland.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.com
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
Housing Resources Bainbridge housingresourcesbi.org
Island Volunteer Caregivers ivcbainbridge.org
Olympic College Foundation olympiccollegefoundation.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
SCORE Kitsap kitsapscore.org
Shelter Now Bainbridge shelternowbainbridge.com
Sustainable Bainbridge sustainablebainbridge.org
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
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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.