Financial seminars: Columbia Credit Union is offering three new sessions of Financial Peace University, a 13-week program that teaches how to eliminate debt and save for the future, in August. Each class beings with a video presentation taught by personal money management expert Dave Ramsey and ends with small-group discussions. There is a one-time materials cost of $99. All classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Classes are held at 703 W. Broadway St., Aug. 23; 271 C St., Aug. 24; and 11505 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Aug. 25. * Register: http://www.columbiacu.org or 360-891-4000.
Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce: General meeting, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 1, The Cedars on Salmon Creek, 15001 N.E. 181st St., Brush Prairie. Lucia Worthington with Washington State University is the guest speaker. Lunch, $12-$15. * Register: 360-687-1510, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: Offering a study group for human-resources professionals desiring a review course in preparation for the PHR/SPHR professional certification exam or who want to gain a broader understanding and overview of management. Study group meets 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 1 through Nov. 16, at Dick Hannah Subaru conference room, 7407 N.E. Vancouver Plaza Drive. Cost is $125 members, $75 returning course participants, $200 others. * Tracy Whitmore, 360-944-3364, email@example.com; or Tami Harmon, 360-567-1321, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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