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 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 we have over 2,700,000 page views per month. 

Welcome to Vancouver’s Networking Website, 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

This Week’s Events:

Thursday Nov 1st 11:30-1:00 PM The Battle Ground Chamber will hold their monthly luncheon at Battle Ground Community Center 912 E Main Street, Battle Ground, 98604. TOPIC: Ten Health and Wellness Trends to Practice in Business. Guest speaker: Cody McHaney, Certified Personal Trainer. The day after Halloween is a perfect time to examine your mentality around health and wellness – at home and in the workplace. Studies have shown that employers that institute practical and simple wellness programs result in more productive employees. Stress is reported as the number one factor for burnout with 75-80% of employees saying they need help coping with workplace stress. At this luncheon, Cody from Northwest Personal Training will be discussing easy-to-implement tips that will help you achieve balance in your life, relieve tension, and provide you with the state of calm that we all desire. $20 Member price, $25 Non-member price.

Thursday Nov 1st 3:30-5 PM The Senior Services Network will have Clark County Happy Hour located at Koelsch Communities – Cascade Inn 11613 SE 7th St. Vancouver WA 98683. Topic: Marketing & Sales Ethics. 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.

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday Nov 7th 7:30-9:00 AM The GVCC will have SW Washington Leads and Needs Sponsored by Waverly Homes. 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.  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 Nov 7th 4-6 PM The GVCC will have a Free Ribbon Cutting at GLAMbeauty bar newest location at 301 NE 192nd Ave Suite 207, Camas, WA  98607. Join the GVCC Ambassadors on Wednesday November 7th at 5:00 p.m. for the GRAND OPENING of GLAMbeauty bar, located at 301 NE 192nd Ave #207 in Camas. The GLAM Barbie’s team of professional Estheticians, Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists will transform your vision for your best self through hair styling and makeup application, beautifully bronzed custom airbrush tanning, full body waxing, lash extensions, blowouts and salon classes. Don’t miss this fun party! Ribbon cutting at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday Nov 15th 8-9 AM “Green Business Morning Blend is an opportunity to network and discuss business environmental initiatives in an informal setting. Held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at different locations, the event is free and open to all Green Business program participants and anyone with an interest in greening their own business or workplace. Please invite colleagues and friends! Clark College, our hosts, will be sharing about their new McClaskey Culinary Institute and waste stream processes in the new space. Tour their culinary institute and learn about the different sustainable practices they have implemented. Registration for the event can be found at