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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:

Wednesday July 5th 5-7:30 E.P.I.C.C. will meet at 3 Peaks Public House and Taproom located at 24415 NE 10th Ave, Ridgefield WA 98642.  This is a free event open to all. Bring plenty of business cards to network with others.  The Non Profit Spotlight will be Southwest Washington Elder Abuse Coalition.

Friday July 7th 4-7 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Available Creations Screenprinting & Embroidery located at 14707 NE 13th Court, Suite B102, Vancouver, WA  98685. Join the GVCC Ambassadors for a 20th Anniversary ribbon cutting celebration at Available Creations Screenprinting & Embroidery, located at 14707 NE 13th Court Suite B102. Mark your calendars for Friday July 7th at 4:00 p.m. for a fun party and tour of this state of the art facility! See you there! The Ribbon Cutting is at 4:00 PM.

Monday July 10th 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 Ron Powers – Developing your personal brand.

Tuesday July 11th 5-7 PM The GVCC will have  Business After Hours at The Quarry located at 415 SE 177th Ave Vancouver, WA 98683. Join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce for an OUTDOOR Business After Hours at The Quarry Senior Living! Enjoy live entertainment by local artist Caryn Jamieson on the beautiful patio. The Quarry will be showcasing its phenomenal catering service to attendees and sharing door prizes with our guests. Food and beverage will be provided, as well as the opportunity to win prizes and make new connections! $10 for members/$20 for non-members.  

Wednesday July 12th 9-9:30 AM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Biscuits Cafe located at 1801 SE 164th Ave Suite 103, Vancouver, WA  98683. A great way to start the day! Join the GVCC Ambassadors for a morning ribbon cutting at Biscuits Cafe, 1801 SE 164th Ave Suite 103, on Wednesday July 12 at 9:15 a.m.  Come celebrate with the new owners and check out their delicious menu offerings! You will be happy you did!

Thursday July 13th 3-8 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Urban Float located at 104 Grand Blvd Suite 110, Vancouver, WA 98661. Join the GVCC “Red Coats” for a PLATINUM ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, July 13th at 4:30 p.m. at Urban Float, 104 Grand Blvd Suite 110. Get an inside look at their pods and learn about the benefits of floating for your health. Come tour this amazing spa facility and find out more about the incredible services they offer. See you at the party!

Friday July 14th 10-10:15 The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Urban Waxx Hazel Dell located at 7904 NE 6th Ave #116, Vancouver, WA  98665. You are invited to join the GVCC “Red Coats” as we welcome Urban Waxx to Hazel Dell! A ribbon cutting will be held on Friday July 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at their new location, 7904 NE 6th Ave #116. Come meet the friendly staff and tour this beautiful new facility!

Up Coming Events:

Monday July 17th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Pacific Perks Coffee located at 9014 NE St Johns Rd., Suite 111, Vancouver, WA  98665. Join the GVCC Ambassador “Red Coats” as we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Pacific Perks Coffee located at 9014 NE St Johns Rd Suite 111, on Monday July 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Pacific Perks team invites you to play like you’re 10 again! This will be a fantastic party you will not want to miss! They will have a Cake Walk sponsored by Nana’s Tiny Cakes, a Dunk Tank for Charity (with the chance to dunk GVCC CEO John McDonagh), live music, food tastings, and a make-your-own espresso bar! See you there! Parking instructions: Park at the 7th Day Adventist Church parking lot at 8711 NE St Johns Rd and get a shuttle to Pacific Perks.

Wednesday, July 19th 7:30- 9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW Washington Leads and Needs-Sponsored by Servpro! Located at Beaches Restaurant & Bar. 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 9 AM. $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 7:15 am at Beaches Restaurant & Bar – we are very prompt in starting at 7:30 am! Coffee, tea and juice service provided by Beaches Restaurant and Bar. Light breakfast refreshment provided by the sponsor.

Wednesday July 19th 5-7 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Chappelle’s Towing & Jacobus Carstar Uplift Pro located at 8710 NE St. Johns Rd, Vancouver WA 98661.  You are invited to celebrate with the GVCC Ambassadors, Chappelle’s Towing and Jacobus Carstar as they present to a lucky local recipient, a CAR!! A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at Jacobus Carstar, 6710 NE St Johns Rd, on July 19th at 5:30 p.m. Join us for a barbecue and a fun time celebrating this generous gift from the Uplift Car Give Away Program, to someone in need. See you there!

Wednesday July 19th 5:30 PM – 8:15 PM WEO (Women Entrepreneurs Organization) will have Hot Summer Nights at Green Meadows Golf Club located at 7703 NE 72nd Ave, Vancouver WA 98661. Early Registration is WEO – July 19 2017 $44.50 advance for members/$49.50 visitors; includes buffet, dessert, coffee, tea, tax & tip. Musical Styling of Tony Starlight will provide the entertainment. WEO – WEO July 2017 Summer Social Members: Log in to register at the member rate.

Friday July 21st 8-9 AM the EVBA will have Speed Networking.  Join us for our July networking event at Main Event East This is our “Speed Networking” meeting. Come network with local professionals and business owners from East Vancouver and surrounding areas. Located at 3200 SE 164th Ave #204, Vancouver, WA 98683. Cost is $5.00 Members and $10.00 Non-Members.

Friday July 28th 7:30-9 AM Join the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce for North County Networking at Mill Creek Pub located at 1710 SW 9th Avenue, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Free to members and first-time guests. Come with plenty of business cards and network with other members.

Wed August 2nd 12-1 PM Networking Lunch and Learn at City Bible Church.  Come network with other and have a Free Lunch Sponsored by James and Carolyn Kimball.  The church is located at 14311 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684. There is a video by John Maxwell and a discussion to follow.  Each person gets to introduce themselves to each other.