Calendar of Events: Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

Here is a brief look at some of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber events for Jan. and Feb. 2005. For more information, visit the chamber online at

Tues., Jan. 25
The State of Higher Education—New Perspectives for 2005
Speakers: Pamela Transue, Tacoma Community College; Ron Thomas, University of Puget Sound
Sponsored by: Tacoma Community College and Spherion
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Place: Sheraton Tacoma Hotel, 1320 Broadway
Price:  $25 per person
RSVP: Janice Hutchins, 253.627.2175

Fri., Jan. 28
Wake UP!
Monthly business forum for members in University Place & Fircrest
Sponsored by: TBA
Time:  Networking, 7:30 a.m.; Program, 8 a.m.
Place:  Coldwell Banker Hawkins Poe, 3560 Bridgeport Way
Price:   FREE
RSVP:  Susie Wagner, 253.627.2175

Tues., Feb. 1
Business Development Seminar Series “Work Ethics 101…in Changing Times”
Sponsored by: Venture Bank
Time: 9 – 11:45 a.m.
Place: Simpson Community Room Chamber Offices 950 Pacific Avenue, #300
Price: $49 or $39 for 3 or more persons
RSVP: Janice Hutchins, 253.627.2175

Wed., Feb. 2
2005 Globe Awards Dinner
Sponsor: Key Bank
Featuring: keynote speaker Bill Clapp, Global Partnerships and presentations of the WTCTA’s Globe and Marco Polo Awards and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber’s George Francis Train International Business Commemorative
Time:  5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Dinner & Program
Place: Tacoma Convention Center (at the Sheraton Tacome Hotel) 1320 Broadway
Price:  $90 WTCTA members, $100 non-members, $900 for a table for 10