Ongoing Business Events Calendar

“RECURRING EVENTS AND REGULAR MEETINGSProcurement AssistanceProcurement assistance for prime contractors and small businesses is available most Fridays through the Tacoma offices of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Call Sharon Barber of the SBA at 253-274-1288 for information.SCORE Monthly MeetingsSCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, meets the second Wednesday of every month at 9:15 a.m. in the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce boardroom, in The Rust Building at 11th and Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma.For information on SCORE and their meetings, and their free business counseling services, contact the Tacoma SCORE offices at 253-274-1288.Western Washington Writers, Tacoma Chapter, meet the second Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m., at the University Place Library. For information please call 253-531-4655, or e-mail Sister City CommitteesThe Japan-Kitakyushu committee meets at 4:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in the Tacoma City Building, Ninth Floor Conference Room, 747 Market Street.The South Africa-George committee meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in the Tacoma City Building, Room 148, 747 Market Street.For information about Sister City activities, please contact Deborah King of the City of Tacoma Planning and Development Services Department at 253-591-5592.”