“Business Calendar for week of July 26, 1999″

“Good Morning! Tacoma-Pierce County Business BreakfastThe Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast will be Tuesday, July 27, at 7:15 a.m.Marlene Harris of Breakthrough Empowerment for Success Today, will be the speaker.Harris will talk about creating five-star customer service. She will talk about how to dramatically increase referrals, stand out from the competition, turn unhappy customers into loyal fans, achieve sales goals faster, increase effectiveness, and more.The breakfast will be at the La Quinta in Tacoma. Call 253-627-2175 for information or reservations.Leading EmployeesPacific Lutheran University School of Business – Center for Executive Development is hosting a two-day seminar, “Leading and Coaching Employees,” July 26th & 27th, at the Seattle Marriott.For information call 253-535-7330, or e-mail execdeve@plu.edu.Holistic Health Care MarketingTacoma Community College will present “Marketing Your Holistic Health Care Practice” at TCC Downtown, 1501 Pacific Avenue, Saturday, July 31st. The seminar is scheduled to run from 2 to 5 p.m.For information call 253-566-5110.Advanced Purchasing TechniquesThe Pacific Lutheran University School of Business – Center for Executive Development is offering a two-day seminar for experienced purchasing professionals. The seminar, “Advanced Purchasing Techniques for Effective Management,” will update professionals on how to achieve and keep the purchasing function operating at top efficiency.The seminar will be offered August 9th and 10th at the Seattle Marriott. For information call PLU at 253-535-7330, or e-mail execdeve@plu.edu.Realtor Conference & Trade ShowThe Washington Association of Realtors Education Conference and Trade Show will be September 9 and 10, at Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue.The conference will offer educational sessions allowing the opportunity to earn up to 15 clock hours. Over 80 exhibitors will be present for the trade show on Thursday during the conference.For information telephone 1-800-748-7053, or visit www.warealtor.com.”