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This Week’s Events:
Monday Jan 6th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will meet at Peace Health Memorial Fir Willow Room located at 3400 Main St Vancouver, WA 98660. No-host lunch, for more info, visit www.facebook.com/groups/proconnections. Guest speaker will be Dan Matthews – “Being Curious”.
Tuesday Jan 7th 11-1 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Free Clinic of Southwest Washington 4100 Plomondon St., Vancouver, WA 98661. Free Clinic of Southwest Washington is celebrating their 30TH ANNIVERSARY! There will be cake and beverages served, tours of the facility and a great chance to learn about the incredible things the clinic is doing for our community! The ribbon will be cut at 12 p.m. Free Clinic of Southwest Washington provides free, basic, walk-in health care, dental, vision and specialty care to uninsured and under-served residents of Southwest Washington. For more information, please visit: https://freeclinics.org/
Wednesday Jan 8th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have Leads & Needs: North County sponsored by Lemonade Day. 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.
Monday Jan 13th 11:45-1:00 PM Professional Connections will meet at Peace Health Memorial Fir Willow Room located at 3400 Main St Vancouver, WA 98660. No-host lunch, for more info, visit www.facebook.com/groups/proconnections. Guest speaker will be Tracie Grant – Business IQUE.
Wednesday Jan 15th 7:30-9 AM The GVCC will have Leads & Needs: East Vancouver sponsored by Lemonade Day located at 16400 SE Mill Plain Blvd Vancouver, WA 98684. Enjoy breakfast refreshments and coffee from our sponsor, Chick-fil-A Cascade Park. 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 Jan 15th 11-1 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at AAA Washington – Vancouver location, 4301 E Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98661. Join the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Ambassador team to experience the newly transformed Vancouver AAA Cruise & Travel store. The Ribbon Cutting ceremony will begin at 12:00 PM. The remodeled store will have big colorful graphics, huge TV screens showing exciting travel destinations, free coffee, and a much larger selection of travel merchandise. It will highlight the romance, adventure and excitement of travel, while featuring all of AAA’s great products and services, including personal lines insurance, auto travel, travel accessories and luggage, and much more.Please join them during the month of January for a Grand Opening and a chance to win great prizes.
Wednesday Jan 15th 1:30-2:30 PM Loving Them Forward will meet at Community Home Health and Hospice Grief Center at 3102 NE 134th St, Vancouver, WA 98686. Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:30-2:30 PM located at community home health and hospice grief center at 3102 NE 134th St, Vancouver, WA 98686. It’s a meeting for people in the senior and retirement community as well as people who help caregivers and people with disabilities can network. We have 1-3 speakers at the meetings and go over any events people are having that will benefit seniors and caregivers. It is an open meeting with no cost. For more information you can find us on FB at Loving Them Forward, Email: email@example.com, Phone 360-524-4344, or 360-901-8221Christina Keys, or on our website at www.lovingthemforward.org
Wednesday Jan 15th 5:30-8:30 PM WEO will have their Jan Meeting located 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. Vicki Norris of Restoring Order® presents: Intention Business. Entrepreneur and organizing expert Vicki Norris of Restoring Order® is passionate about equipping business owners to align their daily processes and practices to their purpose. Intentional Business helps business owners and managers operate excellent, ordered, and congruent organizations. You’ll learn the keys to: Intentional Order, Intentional Time and Intentional Team. …all while enjoying group and individual exercises that will advance your business while you’re learning! Refreshingly, you’ll learn why standard “time management” advice doesn’t work and why “balance” is impossible. Vicki will help you cut through chaos and invest in the things that matter most to your organization’s success. You’ll gain an invaluable tool to help you identify and weigh competing priorities. You’ll be equipped with four principles to create healthy and intentional teams. With each of the principles, you’ll get take-home ideas to apply at your workplace immediately to enhance morale and collaboration. Intentional Business combines purposeful big picture planning and practical tools and ideas for application. You’ll leave revitalized and inspired to Reclaim Your Work! Tickets are $38.00 and you can get the at Tickets.
Thursday Jan 16th 4-6 PM The Southwest Washington Contractors Association will have Thirsty Third Thursday. Located at Main Event Downtown 800 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98660. Join us for our essential networking event, Thirsty Thursday! Don’t forget to bring business cards to be entered into our door prize drawing. Come prepared to meet and mingle! SWCA members and interested guests are welcome to attend.
Friday Jan 17th 8-9 AM The EVBA will have January Morning Speed-Networking Event 2020. Kickstart your business! Join us for our first Speed Networking event of the year at East Vancouver Costco! If you are interested in becoming a door prize sponsor and also get extra notoriety, extra speaking time at the meetings. Please reach out to Ashley Sagor at Ashley.Sagor@WasteConnections.com to be added for Q1 2020!!!
Location: East Vancouver Costco, 19610 SE 1st St, Vancouver, WA 98607. Register for this event.
Friday Jan 17th 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. 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: Amy Schmidt. Topic: Systematic Referral and Testimonial Building that cost you nothing Speaker: Lynn Rockstad, Sponsor: Home Instead Senior Care. 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.
Wednesday Jan 22nd 11-1 PM Southwest Washington Contractors Association will have a Member Open House – enjoy some light refreshments and learn about your 401 K and Retro Member Benefits. located at 7017 NE Hwy 99, Suite 214, Vancouver, WA 98665. We will also be offering SWCA 101 – come learn how to better utilize your MemberZone account to connect with colleagues and publicize your events.
Thursday Feb 6th 7-10 PM The BIA will have Nothing but Networking Night at the Blazers. The location will be the Moda Center: 1 N Center Ct St, Portland, OR 97227. Sponsored by HAPO Community Credit Union. Join the BIA at the Portland Trail Blazers vs. the San Antonio Spurs game on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Tickets starting at $32.00. Tickets must be purchased online by Friday, January 10, 2020. Every ticket also comes with $10 voucher to be used on concessions or Rip City Clothing. A portion of ticket proceeds will also be donated back to the BIA. Visit the Rose Quarter Group Nights page and enter the promo code: BIA to order your tickets.