Tacoma Goodwill Industries is hosting it's annual Ready to Work Breakfast from 7:15 to 9 a.m. May 1 at Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, 1500 Broadway. For more information, contact Elizabeth at (253) 573-6688.

Thurston County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Morning MIXXer from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. May 1 at Brandman University. The cost is $5 for members and $10 general admission. Call (360) 357-3362 for more information.

Auburn Food Bank is hosting its second annual Empty Bowls event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1 at Grace Community Church, 1320 Auburn Way South. For more information, call (253) 833-8925.

Tacoma Business Connection is hosting a meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 1 at King Oscar's Restaurant, 8726 Hosmer St. Visit www.tacomabusinessconnection.com for more information.

Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting “Connecting for Success” from 8 to 9 a.m. May 2 at 108 S. Division, Suite B. Call (253) 833-0700 for more information.

Lacey Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly lunch forum at 11:30 a.m. May 2 at Saint Martin's University Worthing Center. The guest speaker is Col. Valerie Hasberry, deputy joint base commander at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The cost is $18 for members prepaid and $25 for members and guest at the door. Click here for more information.

Fife Milton Edgewood Chamber is hosting a town hall meeting with  Reps. Cathy Dahlquist and Christopher Hurst from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 2 at Edgewood City Hall.

Federal Way Chamber of Commerce is hosting a membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2 at Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club, 3583 SW 320th St. Jerry Korum and Karlo Leonor will discuss “Leadership in Business.” The cost for members is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Non-members pay $35.

Pierce County’s Regional Access Mobility Partnership and King County’s South County Area Transportation Board are hosting a joint meeting at 8 a.m. May 2, 2012 at Auburn's Truitt Building, 102 W. Main St., Auburn. The guest speaker is Attorney General Rob McKenna. There is no cost to attend.

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a general membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at Great American Casino, 10117 S. Tacoma Way. The guest speaker is Paul Guppy, vice president for research at Washington Policy Center. The cost is $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Call (253) 582-9400 or click here for more information.

Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce is hosting Building a Better Business from 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 3 at The Lodge at Mallards Landing, 6995 Wagner Way. Randy Spitzer of Edge Global Advisors will discuss strengths-based leadership. Click here to RSVP.

Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce is hosting Coffee & Donuts with the Chamber from 9 to 10 a.m. May 3 at Charlie's Restaurant, 113 East Main, Puyallup. Click here or call (253) 845-6755 for more information.

Tacoma Small Business Group is meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 4 at Broadway Quick Stop Market, 924 Broadway. Click here or call Rochelle Pritchett at (253) 318-6687 for more information.

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