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Unlock Your Future | Trades-Focused Career Exploration Event for Local Middle School Students
10/5/2022 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Impact Washington is proud to sponsor and participate in this trades-focused career exploration event for local middle school students. 

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More about this Event:

HUB Sports Center is partnering with Greater Spokane Inc and Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce, and other regional partners, to host a trades-focused career exploration event for local middle school students. 

It will showcase local employers and career pathways post-high school that don’t require a traditional 4-year degree. 

Target grades: Middle School 6th-8th

Target industries: Manufacturing, Construction, Medical, Trades

Event Times:

  • 9:00am – 2:00pm 

  • 3 sessions at 75 minutes each: 9:30am-10:45am / 11:00am-12:15pm / 12:30pm-1:45pm

More Details about this event: CLICK HERE


Interested in having your school attend? Contact:
Information requested: School Name, Contact Person, Contact Info, Est. Number of Students attending, Grade Level

Interested in having your business represented? Contact:
Information requested: Business Name, Contact Person, Contact Info, Industry

2022 Best Places to Work Event - Inland Northwest
10/6/2022 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM


The Journal of Business in Spokane is beginning its seventh year of hosting the Best Places to Work Inland Northwest Program

Learn More About the Program Here

Help us celebrate the great employees in the Inland Region of our state by joining Impact Washington on October 6 at the Centennial Ballroom at the Spokane Convention  Center.

2022 WCCE Statewide Leadership Conference
10/26/2022 - 10/28/2022


Learn More and Register Here

View Conference Speakers Here

When: October 26th, 2022 11:30 AM through October 28th, 2022 11:55 AM

Location:  1538 Commerce Street. TacomaWA 98402

Registration rate:

  • Early bird rate: Before Sept. 30, 2018: $450 (discount available for 2 or more registrations. For groups of 6 or more, call or text Bob Green at 253.261.4378). 

  • After Sept. 30th: The conference registration rate is $500.

2022 Workforce Summit - Inland Northwest
11/16/2022 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM


Impact Washington is proud to sponsor this Summit. Additional sponsors include Eastern Washington University, Community Colleges of Spokane and Spokane Workforce Council.

Learn More about the Summit Here

This annual event is intended to create dialogue and seek ways to enhance workforce development in the Eastern region of our state.  The Journal of Business in Spokane hosts this Summit to create dialogue and impactful conversation about the workforce gaps impacting our economy and how we, as a community, educators, and employers need to adapt to a changing landscape.


FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course | Tukwila
11/29/2022 8:00 AM - 11/30/2022 6:00 PM



Two-day in-person event

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Cost: $850 


Sandler Training Center (6840 Fort Dent Way Ste 100, Tukwila, WA  98188)

About This Course:

Covers regulation 21 CFR part 507–Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods.

Learn how to write and update a human food safety plan. This is the standardized curriculum recognized by the US Food and Drug Administration for training individuals to be qualified to oversee the safe manufacture of human food (PCQI). The course is a prerequisite for inspectors conducting FDA CGMP inspections.  Upon completion participants will receive a certificate from the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance signed by AAFCO. You must be present the entire time to receive a certificate.

This workshop offers a high-quality training environment and opportunities for individual attention, with interactive team exercises that enhance the learning environment.

The workshop fee covers all course materials including an FSCPA Participant Manual and the $60 certificate.


Course lead instructor trained with the FSPCA and holds the FSPCA “Certificate of Training” as Lead Instructor for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food course, Craig H. Doan (Cert # e9c745a4) is the Chief Food Scientist with Impact Washington.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Create a Preventive Controls Human Food Safety Plan

  • Validate preventative controls

  • Review records for implementation and effectiveness

  • Review corrective actions

  • Perform required reanalysis of the food safety plan

Course deliverables:

Successful completion of the course includes a registered certificate of training issued by the FSPCA, AAFCO, IFISH, and IFPTI (proof that the participant was trained under an FDA -recognized curriculum. 21 CFR Part 507 – Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Humans.

This course is designed for:

  • Director, VP Food Safety, Managers, Owners, Operator

  • Quality Control Personnel, Production Supervisors, Production Leads, Sanitation Supervisors, Plant Managers, Quality Assurance Coordinators & Managers, Safety Managers, Training Supervisors, Lead Technicians,

  • Packaging Supervisors & Managers

  • Individuals Overseeing Human Food Safety Operations