The Lewis County Chapter of Olympia Master Builders is hosting the 2011 Lewis County Home Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1 at Yard Birds Mall, 2100 N. National Ave., Chehalis. Click here or call (360) 754-0912 for more information.

Kent Chamber of Commerce is hosting its President’s Gala & Business Leadership Awards at 5 p.m. April 30 at ShoWare Center, 625 W. James St. The cost is $65 for individuals and $550 for a table. Click here or call (253) 854-1770 for more information.
Lakewood Pierce County Library is hosting a free basic bookkeeping workshop from 10 a.m. to noon May 3 at 6300 Wildaire Road SW. Information will be available about accounting software available that can assist with creating invoices, paying bills and tracking expenses. Call (253) 548-3428 for more information.

Saint Martin’s University is hosting “Graduate Program Information Night” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 3 at the Norman Worthington Conference Center, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey. The university offers six graduate degree programs. Information will be available about entry requirements for each program as well as required coursework and financial details. Click here for more information.

Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber is hosting the Alaska State Chamber Delegation during a forum from 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 4 at Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway. Curtis Thayer, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce, will provide an economic outlook overview. The cost is $20. For more information, call Gary Brackett at (253) 682-1720.

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