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-3 or PDF version Standard-6-Page-Events-List-3 last updated 4/8/19. 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:

Monday June 10th 11:30-1:00 PM Professional Connections will meet at the Salvation Army Community Center, 1500 NE 112th Ave., Vancouver. Noon. No-host lunch. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/groups/proconnections.

Wednesday June 12 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have  Leads & Needs: North County sponsored by Vancouver Clinic located at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Ave, #101, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Please join us in Battle Ground on the second Wednesday of the month for morning networking at Leads & Needs: North County. 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 Leads & Needs: North County. 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. Bring a one-time, non-member guest, and you will both get in for free at check-in.

Wednesday June 12 9-9:30 AM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Ave, #101, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Please join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce “Red Coats” for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating Thriving Vitality! The ribbon will be cut immediately following our “Leads & Needs” morning networking event. Brandy Cummings a certified Nutrition Consultant and her specialties are in autoimmunity, food allergies/sensitivities, digestion issues (leaky gut), and working with children and families. For more information about Thriving Vitality, please visit: www.thrivingvitality.net Ribbon cut at 9:00 a.m. Immediately following Leads & Needs.

Thursday June 13th 11-1:00 Join us for Battle Ground Monthly Luncheon located at Battle Ground Community Center 912 E. Main Street, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Join us at Battle Ground Community Center for a conversation with Battle Ground’s City Manager, Erin Erdman. The future of Battle Ground will be discussed. Doors open at 11:00, lunch is at 11:30, and meeting starts at 12:00 noon. Make sure to RSVP ahead of time! Cost: $20 for all attendees.  If you have any questions about this event, or the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, connect with Amy Tanska at atanska@vancouverusa.com or Rachel Epstein at repstein@vancouverusa.com. $20 Members | $25 Non-members.

Thursday  June 13th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery 2411 NE 244th St, Ridgefield, WA  98642. You are invited to join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce “Red Coats” as we celebrate with Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery. The ribbon will be cut at 5:00 PM. Let’s kick off the summer and check out this fabulous, Award Winning winery! There will be wine tasting, snacks, and wonderful music to enjoy as we tour the winery and network the night away. See you there for this very special event!

Upcoming Events:

Monday June 17th 11:30-1:00 PM Professional Connections. Salvation Army Community Center, 1500 NE 112th Ave., Vancouver. Noon. No-host lunch. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/groups/proconnections.

Tuesday  June 18th 4:30-6:30 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at NW Adventure Rentals located at 10013 NE Hwy 99, Suite A, Vancouver, WA 98686. Join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce “Red Coats” for a GOLD ribbon cutting ceremony at NW Adventure Rentals! Start planning your summer vacations with a tour of the different RVs, campers, and motorhomes for rent. The ribbon will be cut at 5:30 p.m. NW Adventure RV Rentals is proud to offer you an entire fleet of plush, reliable and modern RVs, Campervans, Motorhomes and travel trailers for rent. Make your next vacation one everyone will remember; rent a recreational vehicle from NW Adventure Rentals and travel like never before! To learn more information about NW Adventure Rentals, please visit: https://nwadventurerentals.com/. See you at the ribbon cutting! Open House from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Ribbon cut at 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday June 18 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have  Leads & Needs 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 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 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  June 19th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting for Uplift Clark County 2019 located at Warehouse ’23 100 Columbia St, #102, Vancouver, WA  98660. You are invited to join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Ambassador team as we honor the recipient of a FREE car giveaway through the Uplift Clark County program, developed by Chappelle’s Towing LLC and Jacobus Carstar. This donation benefits an incredible and deserving person in our community. The celebration will be held at Warehouse ’23 and the ribbon cutting will begin at 4:00 PM. Guests will enjoy food hosted by Warehouse ’23 as they network and meet the lucky honoree. See you at this incredible event! Open House 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Ribbon cutting at 4:00 p.m. outside in the parking lot of Warehouse ’23.

Wednesday June 19th 5:30-8:30 WEO Meeting will be held 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. You own your own business, but at WEO you are not alone in your business. Key Note Speaker Shyla Esko Bare, Author – Before You Go Abroad Handbook, Topic: 7 Secrets to Travel Smarter, Safer & Cheaper.  Ever dreamed of traveling abroad, but heard horror stories, or had a mishap yourself? International travel can be challenging – but there are secrets to make it easier. Shyla Esko Bare has traveled around the world to 75 countries. Through her journeys, she has learned how to have an amazing trip the right way. She now teaches travelers how to travel, revealing the tips she wishes she knew before going overseas. At the June WEO meeting, Shyla will share seven of her secrets for traveling smart, staying safe, and optimizing a travel budget. Cost is 38-68.00 and you can Register Here.

Thursday  June 20th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting for NW Injury & Rehab Center located at 9618 NE Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA  98662. Join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Team as we celebrate the PLATINUM Grand Opening of NW Injury & Rehab Center. The ribbon will be cut at 6:00 PM. NW Injury & Rehab provides affordable, effective, non-surgical pain relief for the whole family. They are committed to helping patients improve their lives and get back to feeling good by restoring them to normal body mobility that lasts. Come tour this beautiful new office and congratulate them at this fantastic Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Open House 5:00 PM. to 7:00 PM. Ribbon Cutting at 6:00 PM.

Friday June 21st 9-10:30 AM Retirement Connections is hosting Senior Service Network (SSN-Clark) which 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. The Meetings held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 9-10:30 am. Please invite those you feel may be interested. For more info email: Barret West. Topic: Dementia Prevention Research & Techniques, Speaker: Chris Goodrich MD, Sponsor: Brookdale Senior Living.  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.