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Networking Events For The Week Of 2/25/19

This website is a community service project for our community. 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 or PDF version Standard 6 page list PDF last updated 10/19/2018. 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 kbtsolutions1@gmail.com.

This Week’s Events: 

Friday March 1st 5-10 PM Rocksolid Community Teen Center will have their Annual Lucky Shamrock Auction.  Join us for a fun evening of supporting Rocksolid Community Teen Center and the youth in our community! The night will include dinner catered by Warehouse 23, the Silent/Live Auction, Entertainment and Photo Booth. Rocksolid’s Annual Lucky Shamrock Auction will be held on  Friday March 1st, 2018 from 5-10pm at Warehouse 23. For Questions, please contact Executive Director Marcy Sprecher at 885-2181 or email Marcy@rocksolid-teen.com.

Upcoming Events:

Monday March 4th 12-1:00 PM Professional Connections will meet at The Salvation Army Community Center, 1500 NE 112th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684. Join them each week for networking and a speaker. Professional Connections is a free, weekly, (except Federal Holiday Mondays) networking group for Entrepreneurs, Sole Proprietors, and small-medium business. Come check us out! The speaker will be Marcia Hale and the topic will be “Burnout”.

Wednesday March 6th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW WA Leads & Needs sponsored by Kelcema Audio. Located at Beaches Restaurant & Bar 1919 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661. Please join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce on the first and third Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Southwest Washington Leads & Needs. Enjoy breakfast refreshments from our sponsor, with coffee and tea service provided by our fabulous hosts at Beaches. Be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business with a 15 second “elevator pitch.” Bring plenty of business cards, because we will then break out into groups to for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at SW WA Leads & Needs. Pre-registration is appreciated when possible, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. $5/Member with pre-registration, $10/Member at the door. $20/Non-Member.

Wednesday March 6th 4-6:30 The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon cutting for Seasons of Hope Grief Center – CHHH new location. Located at Community Home Health & Hospice, Seasons of Hope Grief Center 3102 NE 134th Street, Vancouver, WA  98686.  Join the GVCC Ambassadors as we celebrate Community Home Health and Hospice who offers free bereavement services to grieving families, not just those touched by hospice. They have support groups for children, teens, tweens, and adults. Save the Date and join us as we tour this amazing facility. Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday March 7th 11:30-1 PM Battleground Chamber will have their monthly luncheon at  Chelatchie Crossing Steakhouse & Saloon located at 15001 NE 181st St, Brush Prairie, WA 98606. $20 Members | $25 Non-members to register contact Amy Tanska, 360.567.1089 or Send an Email. To register online go to www.vancouverusa.com.

Thursday March 7th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of New American Funding – Vancouver – on Thursday March 7th at 5:00 p.m. at their 700 Washington St, Suite 601, location in downtown Vancouver. New American Funding has over a century of combined lending experience and offer a vast array of loan products. Stop by and meet the friendly and knowledgeable staff and tour their amazing new offices as you discover the many products they have to offer. See you at the party! Ribbon cutting at 5:00 p.m.

Friday March 8th 5-6:30 PM The EVBA will have an evening networking event at Summit Mortgage located at 13115 NE 4th St, Suite #160, Vancouver, WA 98684. Join us for our first evening event of 2018 at Summit Mortgage! Our evening events are exclusively networking functions (no speaker) with hors d’oeuvres and libations available. Go to EVBA.NET to register.

Tuesday March 12th 5-7 PM The GVCC will have Business After Hours at Innovative Services NW located at 9414 NE Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98662. Join us at our March edition of Business After Hours at Innovative Services NW. This organization was featured as our non-profit partner of the year in 2018 for their incredible work they do for children with disabilities. Not only does Innovative Services NW enhance the lives of youths with disabilities, but they encourage better quality of life for everyone around us. On Tuesday, March 12th, we will explore this huge space at a Business After Hours Scavenger Hunt where we will find our way around this hidden gem in our community. Drinks and amazing hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by Innovative’s Chef Mike. Doors open at 5:00p.m., and be sure to bring plenty of business cards as we will have door prizes announced around 6:00 p.m. $10/members, $40/non-members, $15/member at the door.

Wednesday March 13th 7:30-9:00 PM The GVCC will have SW WA Leads & Needs North County located at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Ave,  #101, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Enjoy breakfast and refreshments from our sponsor, at Mill Creek Pub. Be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business with a 15 second “elevator pitch.” Bring plenty of business cards, because we will then break out into groups to for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at SW WA Leads & Needs: North County Edition. Pre-registration is appreciated, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.  $5/Member with pre-registration, $10/Member at the door, $20/Non-Member.

Wednesday March 13th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at R2R Strategic Recruiting located at 808 Main Street, Tandem Hall, Vancouver, WA  98660. You are invited to join the GVCC “Red Coats” as we celebrate the Grand Opening of R2R Strategic Recruiting on Wednesday March 13th! The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 5:00 p.m.  Come discover how R2R’s proven system will reduce the margin of error in your hiring practice, elevate your brand, diversify your workforce, and help you alleviate the “overwhelm” in your HR department. See you at this fun evening of networking!

Thursday March 14th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Sterling Properties Real Estate Services 1010 Washington St,  Ste 260, Vancouver, WA  98660. Join the GVCC Ambassador Team for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating Sterling Properties Real Estate Services. They are a real estate management, brokerage and investment company involved in the oversight and ownership of properties in the Pacific Northwest. Don’t miss this fun evening of networking, meeting the friendly and knowledgeable staff, and touring their beautiful office. Ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Friday March 15 9:30 – 11:30 AM Ronnie Noize will teach “How to Build Your Business with Networking” located at DIY Marketing Center (inside the GVCC), 1101 Broadway, Vancouver WA 98660. Hey, Ronnie Noize the Marketing Coach here: Did you know that I first built my coaching business with networking? And that I got first 29 clients in my first 42 days? Want to hear the whole story, the details, the strategy, the mistakes, and the lessons learned? You got it! I’m telling it all–exactly how I built my business from scratch. With almost no marketing budget. No prospect list. Just an idea, a phone, and a hankering to connect. Here’s what you’ll get in this training: The one strategy that I used to attract 29 new clients in 6 weeks, The three major lessons I learned in the process, Plus get special access to the very tools I created and used! $25 public, GVCC members: Use the “Friend” option with the code “networking” to register for $10 (regularly $25).

March 20th 5:30-8:30 WEO Meeting at Club Green Meadows 7703 Northeast 72nd Drive, Vancouver, WA 98661. The Women Entrepreneurs Organization of SW Washington offers a delightful evening of connection, education, and support for women entrepreneurs and executives. You own your own business, but at WEO you are not alone in your business. Key Note Speaker Tammi Brannan – Owner of Blueprint Process. Her topic is “Moving the Needle on Your Business”. We are all guilty of setting big goals at the start of the year and ending the year short of those goals. What if we could hit those goals? What difference would that make? For most of us it would tranformational for our business and personal life. That’s what the Blueprint Process does for entrepreneurs. We would like to thank our meeting Sponsors: Simply Thyme Catering. To register for the event Tickets!

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Networking Events For The Week Of 2/3/19

This website is a community service project for our community. 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 or PDF version Standard 6 page list PDF last updated 10/19/2018. 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 kbtsolutions1@gmail.com.

This Week’s Events: 

Tuesday Feb 5th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Minuteman Press located at 7415 NE Hwy 99, Suite 103, Vancouver, WA  98665. Join us for the GRAND OPENING of Minuteman Press on Tuesday February 5, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at their new 7415 NE Hwy. 99 Suite 103 location! Come partner with this amazing new facility for all your design, printing and marketing needs. This will be an evening of fun networking, great appetizers and delicious beverages, so be sure to save the date! See you there! Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday Feb 6th 7:30-9:00 AM the GVCC will meet at Beaches for SW WA Leads & Needs sponsored by Gateway Mortgage Group.  Please join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce on the first and third Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Southwest Washington Leads & Needs. Enjoy breakfast from our sponsor, with coffee and tea service provided by our fabulous hosts at Beaches.  Be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business with a 15 second “elevator pitch.” Bring plenty of business cards, because we will then break out into groups for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at SW WA Leads & Needs. Pre-registration is appreciated when possible, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. Bring a one time, non-member guest and you will BOTH get in free! $5/Member with pre-registration, $10/Member at the door. $20/Non-Member.

Wednesday Feb 6th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Villages Clark County located at Twigs Bistro 801 Waterfront Way, Suite 103, Vancouver, WA  98660. Join the GVCC Ambassadors and Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle as we celebrate the Grand Opening of Villages Clark County on Wednesday February 6th at 4:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony being held at Twigs Bistro, 801 Waterfront Way Suite 103.The villages are led by nonprofit organizations that link screened and trained volunteers with seniors who need help. The villages also serve as a social network, connecting seniors with other seniors and providing opportunities to get involved in the community. Please join us for Happy Hour as we celebrate this wonderful organization. Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday Feb 7th 3:30-5:00 PM Senior Service Network Clark County Happy Hour (SSN-Clark Happy Hour) is an open meeting for those serving seniors in Clark County. These Happy Hour meetings are coordinated by Retirement Connection, and there is no cost to attend. Please join us for libations and conversations, and invite those you feel may be interested. For more info email: Barret West. Host: Sara Scheetz – Senior Living Locator, Location: Koi Pond Cellars & Bistro, Address: 212 E Evergreen Blvd, Vancouver, 98660
Topic: Marketing Mad Libs.

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday Feb 13th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW WA Leads & Needs: North County Edition – Sponsored by Pain Relief Partners.   Located at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Ave, #101, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Please join the Battle Ground and Greater Vancouver Chambers of Commerce on the second Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Southwest Washington Leads & Needs: North County Edition. On February 13th, our hosts are Pain Relief Partners, a non-narcotic pain relief clinic located in Vancouver, Washington. They work to relieve pain and reduce narcotic dependency within our community, specializing in: stem cell treatments, joint pain, neuropathy treatment, muscular pain, chronic pain, acute pain, spinal decompression, photobimodulation laser treatment, and chiropractic care. Enjoy breakfast and refreshments from our breakfast sponsor JRT Mechanical, at Mill Creek Pub. Be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business with a 15 second “elevator pitch.” Bring plenty of business cards, because we will then break out into groups to for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at SW WA Leads & Needs: North County Edition. Pre-registration is appreciated, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.

Friday Feb 15th 8-9 AM The EVBA will meet at Riverview Community Bank located at 17205 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98683. The topic will be Chris Cline to speak regarding the SW WA 2019 Economic Forecast. Register

Friday Feb 15th 9-10:30 AM Senior Service Network (SSN-Clark) is an open meeting for those serving seniors in Clark County. The meetings are coordinated by Retirement Connection, and there is no cost to attend. Location: Peace Health Medical Center – Health Education Center. Meeting Room: See Month For Specifics (please check the board upon arrival,  room assignments may change) Address: 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl – Vancouver WA (92nd & Mill Plain Ave) PARKING NOTES: Please park in the garage or in parking lot G on 92nd Ave. Please do not park in the spots marked for staff or physician parking.  Topic: Grief Speaker: Rae Trim – Chaplin on Awareness of Grief and Loss, Engaging the Grief, Being Present for Others that Grieve. Sponsor: Pacific Perks.

Friday Feb 15th 1-:30 PM Join the GVCC Ambassador Team at the Ground Breaking Ceremony of Kiddie Academy Salmon Creek on Friday February 15th at 1:00 p.m., 2203 NE 129th St.  Kiddie Academy of Salmon Creek is a new early learning center that will provide the highest quality child care possible for infants through school-age children.This exciting celebration will unveil the future state-of-the-art facility to benefit our families of Clark County! See you there! Ground Breaking 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday Feb 19th 4-6 PM Join the GVCC “Red Coats” for the Grand Opening ribbon cutting ceremony of the beautiful Beyond The Veil Bridal on Tuesday February 19th at 4:30 p.m. at their Vancouver Mall location, Suite 227. A Bride’s Paradise! This will be your one-stop wedding shop for all things bridal and everything formal. Don’t miss this elegant evening of networking, and enjoying this unique treasure in Vancouver! See you there for this free event! Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday Feb 20th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW WA Leads & Needs – Simply Thyme Catering located at 1919 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661. Please join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce on the first and third Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Southwest Washington Leads & Needs. Enjoy breakfast refreshments from our sponsor, with coffee and tea service provided by our fabulous hosts at Beaches. Be ready for an opportunity at the microphone as everyone will get a chance to introduce their business with a 15 second “elevator pitch.” Bring plenty of business cards, because we will then break out into groups to for speed networking that maximizes your time spent with us. You are sure to make new connections and strengthen existing ones at SW WA Leads & Needs. Pre-registration is appreciated when possible, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. $5/Member with pre-registration, $10/Member at the door. $20/Non-Member. Bring a one time, non-member guest and you will BOTH get in free!

Wednesday Feb 20th 5:00-8:30 PM WEO monthly dinner will be at Club Green Meadows located at 7703 Northeast 72nd Drive, Vancouver, WA 98661. The Women Entrepreneurs Organization of SW Washington offers a delightful evening of connection, education, and support for women entrepreneurs and executives. This month we have an inspirational speaker, Laura Jhaveri – Founder of Killa Bites. Laura found herself in a personal “pit” that lead her to start her business. Come hear “The Herstory of Killa Bites”. There will be samples! This meeting also features Sponsor tables and presentations by WEO members.

Friday March 1st 5-10 PM Rocksolid Community Teen Center will have their Annual Lucky Shamrock Auction.  Join us for a fun evening of supporting Rocksolid Community Teen Center and the youth in our community! The night will include dinner catered by Warehouse 23, the Silent/Live Auction, Entertainment and Photo Booth. Rocksolid’s Annual Lucky Shamrock Auction will be held on  Friday March 1st, 2018 from 5-10pm at Warehouse 23. For Questions, please contact Executive Director Marcy Sprecher at 885-2181 or email Marcy@rocksolid-teen.com.

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Networking Events For The Week Of 1/21/19

Since this website is part of a community service project, some of you may not be aware of what I do professionally. I work full time at The Columbian as a Multi Media Sales Executive.  I work with businesses in branding and helping them achieve their revenue with advertising by means of print, online, websites, social media and search engine optimization. Call or email to schedule a free consultation of your business, my cell number is (360) 600-3386 or by email at kris.thomas@columbian.com. The Columbian has been proudly serving Clark County Since 1890. Through the newspaper we reach over 210,000 adults and with multimedia platforms including the www.columbian.com we have over 2,700,000 page views per month. 

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 or PDF version Standard 6 page list PDF last updated 10/19/2018. 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.thomas@columbian.com.

This Week’s Events: 

Tuesday Jan 22nd 5-7 PM The GVCC will have Business After Hours at  (more…)

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Networking Events For The Week Of 1/14/19

Since this website is part of a community service project, some of you may not be aware of what I do professionally. I work full time at The Columbian as a Multi Media Sales Executive.  I work with businesses in branding and helping them achieve their revenue with advertising by means of print, online, websites, social media and search engine optimization. Call or email to schedule a free consultation of your business, my cell number is (360) 600-3386 or by email at kris.thomas@columbian.com. The Columbian has been proudly serving Clark County Since 1890. Through the newspaper we reach over 210,000 adults and with multimedia platforms including the www.columbian.com we have over 2,700,000 page views per month. 

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 10/19/2018. 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.thomas@columbian.com.

This Week’s Events: 

Monday Jan 14th 12-1:00 PM Professional Connections will meet at  (more…)

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