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Welcome to Vancouver’s Networking Website, www.vancouvernetworkingevents.com. I hope you enjoy these networking updates and events list. Here is a little info that might help. This site has two parts, a list of groups that meet at a regular time and place listed by opening this link standard-6-page-events-list last updated 10/17/2016. When you open the link, it opens a word document sorted by day that shows what groups are meeting, what size the group is, where they meet and who is the contact person. The list has a revision date at the bottom so you know if you have the most recent version. Second scroll down for a list of meeting times for current events. If you know of a networking event or group that meets and would like to get the word out, please let me know. If you are receiving multiple copies of this email or want to be added or removed from the list please email me at kris@synergycolumbia.com.

This Week’s Events:

Monday May 15th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at The Salvation Army Building located at 1500 NE 112th Ave, Vancouver WA 98684. Professional Connections advocate ‘you do business with people you know, like and trust’. The meetings are free and open to all. The speaker will be Dave Sandford on The Physics of Water Machines.

Tuesday May 16th 5:30-7PM the Battle Ground Chamber is having a Business After Hours hosted and located at iCare Repair located at 1808 SW 9th Ave, Suite 102, Battle Ground WA 98604. Join us for our May Business After Hours! Food, fun, prizes and more…

Wednesday May 17th 7:30-9:00 The GVCC will have SW Washington Leads and Needs – Sponsored by High End Market Place located at Beaches. Join us for our twice-monthly SW WA Leads & Needs! Bring plenty of business cards and be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business. We’ll hear about our sponsoring business, then, we’ll break into small groups for more intimate networking! Be prepared to make lasting connections and find new business leads at this event. Time: 7:30 to 9AM. $5/Member $10/non-member (bring a one-time, non-member guest and you both get in free). Please pre-register online. Check in at 7:15am at Beaches Restaurant & Bar – we are very prompt in starting at 7:30am! Coffee, tea and juice service provided by Beaches Restaurant and Bar. Light breakfast refreshment provided by the sponsor.

Thursday May 18th 11:30-1:00 PM The Camas Washougal Chamber will have the monthly luncheon at Camas Meadows, sponsored by Jordan Ramis PC Attorneys at Law.  To attend the luncheon please  RSVP to adminassistant@cwchamber.com or call (360) 834-2472  48 hours before the event. The cost is $20 for members / $25 for guests. The doors will open at 11:30 AM for networking,  with the program beginning at 12:00 PM. The Speaker will be Patricia Zamboni Coash, or “Z”, as she is often known, has been training and coaching professionals for over 25 years. Her specialty is getting Entrepreneurs and Executives unfunked so they can live the life they have been dreaming of right NOW.

Thursday May 18th 3:30-6:00 PM The GVCC will have Daybreak’s R.W.C Center Grand Opening located at 11910 NE 154th Street, Brush Prairie, Washington. Please join Daybreak Youth Services to celebrate our new treatment facility. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 3:00 pm. Shortly after there will be a community open house from 3:30-6:00 pm where guests are welcome to preview the new facility. R.W.C center will be the first of its kind in Washington. It features 58 beds, two classrooms, a gymnasium and fitness center, counseling offices and a serenity garden all on nine acres in Southwest Washington.  This is a free event for the chamber.

Thursday May 18th 4-6 PM the Southwest Contractors Association will have Thirsty Third Thursday located at Excavator Rental Services 754 SE Union Street, Camas, WA 98607. Free Networking event sponsored by Excavator Rental Services.

Thursday May 18th 5-7 PM the Woodland Chamber of Commerce will meet Woodland Grange Hall 404 Davidson Avenue, Woodland WA 98674. Woodland Downtown Revitalization Committee hosting the After hours with the Woodland Grange. $10 to host a table – Entry fee: FREE

Friday May 19th 8-9 AM the EVBA will meet at MADdogs Gourmet Hot Dogs located at 1900 NE 162nd Ave, #D114, Vancouver, WA 98684. Cost is Cost is $5.00 for members and $10.00 for non-members.

Saturday May 20th 11-11:30 AM the GVCC will have a Ribbon Cutting – Dozer Day/Nutter Family Foundation located at Clark County Event Center 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield, WA  98642. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team for the Dozer Day/Nutter Family Foundation kick-off ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday May 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  It will be a day of family fun you will not want to miss, so grab the kids and head to the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Rd in Ridgefield. and experience this incredible event! See you there!

Up Coming Events:

Monday May 22nd 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will be meeting at The Salvation Army Building located at 1500 NE 112th Ave, Vancouver WA 98684. Professional Connections advocate ‘you do business with people you know, like and trust’. The meetings are free and open to all. The speaker will be Lisa Brumm  Fat Bottom Line Uploving Your Business.

Tuesday May 23rd 3:40-4:40 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at  McDonald’s. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team for an exciting ribbon cutting celebration on Tuesday May 23 at 4:00 p.m. to honor the rebuilding and updating of the McDonald’s Stockford Village location, 710 NE 98th Circle. This location will have the first Kiosk ordering stations in Vancouver. The Columbia River High School band will be there to perform while we enjoy the festivities, which will include delicious signature crafted food samples, cookies, and beverages. See you at the party!

Wednesday May 24th 1-4 PM the GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Wendel Family Dental Centre. You are invited to celebrate with the GVCC Ambassadors at Wendel Family Dental Centre, located at 7012 NE 40th St., on May 24, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. for a ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating their 45th Anniversary! Join us for delicious refreshments, and meet the friendly staff of this state-of-the-art dental facility! Come share your smile with us!

Thursday May 25th 4-6PM the GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting – Columbia Springs “NEXT LEVEL”.Join the GVCC “Red Coats” as we celebrate with Columbia Springs on Thursday May 25th at 4:30 p.m. with a fun “NEXT LEVEL” ribbon cutting ceremony. They are located at 12208 SE Evergreen Hwy. You will be in for a treat with hatchery tours, and delicious food and wine. Come see this educational treasure in our community!

Tuesday May 26th 7:30-9:00 AM the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce will have North County Networking located at Mill Creek Pub. Sponsored by Tradesman Electric. Meet people over a cuppa joe or tea is much more fun than cold-calling.  Personal relationships built here increase your chances for involvement, referrals, sales and response. This is always the right place at the right time.

Wednesday May 31st The GVCC will have a Ground Breaking – “NEXT LEVEL” Groundbreaking for Kiddie Academy of Vancouver. Join the GVCC Ambassadors for the “NEXT LEVEL” Groundbreaking celebration of Kiddie Academy of Vancouver-Fisher’s Landing on May 31st at 2:00 p.m. at their new location 1920 SE 167th Ave.  Come meet the owners as Mayor Tim Leavitt and the Chamber celebrate this fantastic new business coming to Vancouver!

Thursday June 1st 4:30-6:30 the GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting – Trap Door Brewing and Couve Cycle. You are invited to join the GVCC Ambassadors as we Celebrate Summer and the new patio expansion at Trap Door Brewing, located at 2315 Main Street,  on Thursday June 1st at 5:00 p.m. Couve Cycle has partnered in the celebration and we will be performing a dual ribbon cutting ceremony for these two awesome GVCC members!  This fun evening will include delicious grilled cheese samples from 2 Doors Down food truck, and special happy hour prices on Trap Door’s fantastic craft beers! See you at the party!