This website is a community service project for our community as I am an agent with Allstate and help insure people properly with Auto/Home and Life Insurance. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Week’s Events:
Monday Dec 2nd 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 Amanda McCallum and Bill Cohen.
Tuesday Dec 3rd 3:30-4:30 PM. The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at the Grand Opening of A Warriors Way located at 6510 NE 52nd St. Vancouver, WA 98661! Appetizers will be offered, as well as a cake cutting and raffle! The ribbon will be cut at 4 p.m. A Warrior’s Way stands beside and behind the men and women who fought for our country providing a place where you can find a bed to safely lay your head gain strength by sharing experiences and struggles, face life’s challenges, and celebrate the victories together. Ribbon cutting will be at 4 PM.
Wednesday Dec 4th 7:30-9 AM The GVCC will have Leads & Needs – Sponsored by Golden Chariot 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.
Wednesday Dec 4th 4-5 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 PM at the Waterfront location 781 W. Columbia Way, Vancouver WA 98660, followed by a Grand Opening Party at Warehouse 23 100 Columbia St #102, Vancouver, WA 98660. Zoom+Care is celebrating their brand new location at the Waterfront! The Ribbon Cutting will be from 4:30-5 PM. Afterwards join Zoom+Care staff and fellow community members for a Grand Opening Party at Warehouse 23! For more information regarding this event visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zoomcare-vancouver-waterfront-grand-opening-celebration-tickets-81808123299?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Zoom+Care provides on-demand access to trusted professionals when you need them – where you need them. Chat with the doctors to schedule same-day, no-wait urgency, primary, and specialist care visit online at https://www.zoomcare.com
Thursday Dec 5th 11-1 PM The GVCC will have the Battle Ground Holiday Luncheon located at Battle Ground Community Center 912 E Main St, Battle Ground, WA 98604. $65 Individual Ticket Purchase $150 Table Decor Sponsor (seating not included) $700 VIP Table Seating for 8. To donate a raffle item or basket, click here. The festivities begin at 11 AM when the doors open! After you check-in with our staff, you will have the opportunity to explore the incredibly decorated tables and sprint to stake your claim on your favorite one. Those that purchase VIP tables are given the opportunity for a 15-minute head start to pick their table, so choose wisely! This event showcases wonderful baskets donated by local businesses for the holiday raffle. There will be festive music, a delicious plated lunch and a cheerful photobooth.
Thursday Dec 5th 4-6 PM The BIA is having nothing but networking event located at Fidelity National Title|Chicago Title located at 655 W Columbia Way, St. 200, Vancouver, WA 98660. Join us at Vancouver’s Fidelity National Title | Chicago Title’s waterfront office space for the last opportunity to network with fellow BIA members in 2019. Please bring a new unwrapped toy to donate to Santa’s Posse, a charity geared to bringing holiday spirit to the less fortunate. Learn more about Santa’s Posse. No need to RSVP, just drop on by. Plenty of parking available in the Waterfront Vancouver public parking lot.
Thursday Dec 5th 4-5 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at Prestige Development located at 409 East Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98660. Prestige Development is celebrating the Grand Opening of Our Heroes Place -“Ed” Tower! The ribbon will be cut at 4:30 with tours of their incredible new building, food catered by Warehouse 23, and beverages by Corwin Beverage to follow! Our Heroes Place is a mixed-use two-building project located at the Southwest corner of the intersection of Mill Plain and I-5, set to offer both residential and commercial space. With a drive-thru window, business center, on-site management fitness rooms and basement parking.
Thursday Dec 5th 3:30-5:00 PM Senior Service Network Clark County Happy Hour located at Clearwater Springs Address: 201 NW 78th St, Vancouver, WA 98665. (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. They are held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 3:30-5:00 pm. These meetings rotate locations around Clark County. Please join us for libations and conversations, and invite those you feel may be interested. For more info email: Amy Schmidt.
Thursday Dec 5th 5-6:30 PM The EVBA December Evening Networking Event 2019 – Tie One on with Santa. Join us as we celebrate the end of 2019 at The Quarry Senior Living 415 SE 177th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683 . Our annual Tie One on with Santa event will give you the opportunity to network in a social setting, take a picture with Santa, enjoy hors d’oeuvres & libations, and try to win over the crowd with your best Holiday tie/outfit for a grand prize! A little different for 2019, we will also use this time to pass out the awarded scholarship funds that were raised during our Golf Tournament!
Friday Dec 6th 11-1 PM The GVCC will have their Holiday Heroes Luncheon located at Warehouse ’23 100 Columbia St, #102, Vancouver, WA 98660. $65 Individual ticket purchase or $700 VIP Table for 10. Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce invites you to the annual Holiday Heroes Luncheon on Friday, December 6th at Warehouse ’23, presented by Chick-fil-A Cascade Park. The focus of this event is to bring together the message of philanthropy within the spirit of the holiday season. The festivities begin at 11 AM when the doors open! As you check-in with our staff, you will have an opportunity to meet the GVCC’s Nonprofit of the Year, Office Moms & Dads. As we celebrate their organization at this event, guests will learn more about what Office Moms & Dads provides for children entering foster care in SW Washington and beyond. Before the program begins, guests are encouraged to visit Santa’s Photo Booth featuring High Fidelity Entertainment, enjoy holiday music, and browse through dozens of beautiful raffle baskets around the event space graciously donated by our members! As the event program begins at 12 PM, guests will take their seats to enjoy a plated lunch as CEO, John McDonagh and VP, Janet Kenefsky will spread the holiday cheer while looking at the Chamber’s year in review. As we celebrate Office Moms & Dads, we’ll also be recognizing GVCC’s daily heroes: The Ambassador Volunteers.This event is an important ceremony for our volunteers as the Chamber will award two individuals on the team with titles “Ambassador of the Year” and the “Rookie of the Year” reflective of their hard work in 2019. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – THIS IS A SELL OUT EVENT. Get involved this holiday season! The Chamber’s holiday event is a great way to give back to the community, recognize a stand-out nonprofit in SW Washington, thank GVCC’s volunteer Ambassadors, and build your brand’s goodwill. Whether you donate a gift basket, participate in the raffle prizes, donate to the nonprofit of the year, sponsor a table, or sign up as an event sponsor, your organization’s support not only makes this annual event possible, but optimizes your return on investment as we head into 2020.
Monday Dec 9th 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 Thomas Clute – “Mattering Greatly Together”.
Wednesday Dec 11th 7:30-9 AM The GVCC will have Leads & Needs: North County located at Mill Creek Pub 1710 SW 9th Ave #101, Battle Ground, WA 98604. $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. 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 Dec 16th 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 Tim Adams – “Accurately Measuring Marketing ROI”.
Wednesday Dec 18th 5-8 PM WEO will have their Dec Dinner a Holiday Snow Ball 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. Tickets are $20.00-65.00 each. To Register
Friday Dec 20th 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: White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange. Sponsor: Glenwood Place & The Quarry. 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.