No BBC This Week – In Lieu Of Special Chamber IslandWood Breakfast On Friday 12 September 2014

This week BBC defers to our Bainbridge Island Chamber Of Commerce friends and colleagues for their September Chamber Breakfast.

Featured for this month’s Chamber Breakfast will be three speakers: Rotary Update by Larry Judd, President; B.I. Parks Update by Douglas Slingerland, Project Manager; City of Bainbridge Island Update by Kellie Stickney, Community Engagement Specialist at C.O.B.I.

Pay in advance: Save $5.00 by signing up online before midnight, Wed., Sept. 10 or by calling 206-842-3700 before 5 PM Wed., Sept. 10.

Cost: Current Members $18. Future Members $23. At the Door: Current Members $23; Future Members $28.

Cancellation: If you need to cancel your breakfast reservation, please remember that we can refund your payment only if you let us know before 5 PM on the Wednesday before the breakfast.

Info and Registration at: .

So, invite your friends and associates to join us for the September Chamber IslandWood Breakfast!

September Chamber Breakfast, 7:30 – 9:00 AM @ IslandWood, 4450 Blakely Ave. NE.

BBC Friday returns on September 19th, usual time (7:30-9:00), usual place (OfficeXpats Coworking & Conference Center). Be happy.

The BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & Other Entrepreneurial Sentients From Planet BBC


More BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming Events!

SEPTEMBER Tuesday@Noon Workshops: “Marketing Trends and Strategies for Small Business.” Still 3 great sessions left! Review your key marketing tools: (week 2) your website design and content strategy, (week 3) your social media, and (week 4) your e-mail communications. From these workshops, you’ll decide if they are serving your needs and the expectations of your audience. You’ll get a bit of tried-and-true best practices mixed in with what is needed to stay relevant in a rapidly changing social and technical environment. Presenters: Michele JewettMarietta SzubskiTrish Bittman.  Registration still open for these workshops at

REMINDER for BBC Regular Members: Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, you can have your business and contact info available for the BBC community and on the BBC website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info:  BBC on Facebook: Alice David has kindly set up a BBC Facebook destination. Take a look: – friend, post, share, bake, blog, barbecue. We all love you Alice – stay strong!

New B.I. RIDE Mid-day Bus Service! A combination of scheduled stops and Dial-A-Ride fills runs during weekday non-commuter times and on Saturdays. For more info:

BBC Regular Lee Hoffman’s group is developing the Maritime Heritage Center in Bremerton, restoring the classic tub boat “Quail” ( Maritine Heritage Center fund Quail photos/video


BBC Related Links

Chamber Of Commerce
Accelerate Kitsap – Business Mentoring
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
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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.