CougsFirst!: Affinity marketing will be on full display in Seattle on April 6 when 120 businesse–all owned or managed by alumni of Washington State University–will be showcasing products and services at the Washington State Convention Center.  The free-to-attend show, scheduled from 4 to 8pm,  is open to everyone (even Huskies!). Networking will continue from 8 to 10:30pm at the After Party, with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, no-host beverages and live entertainment. That’s Cougs quarterback legend Jack Thompson, center, and friends. Space is limited, so reservations are recommended. Register online at