Leads & Needs: Members from Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and other business associations gather for Southwest Washington Leads & Needs Networking and continental breakfast, 7:30 a.m. at Beaches Restaurant & Bar, 1919 S.E. Columbia River Drive. Columbia Bank, 17800 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., sponsors the event. Cost is $5. * email@example.com, 360-567-1056.
Society of American Military Engineers: Meeting at 11:30 a.m., Governor Hotel cardroom, 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland. Topic: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division sustainability update. Cost $20 for members with reservations, $30 without reservations or nonmembers and $10 for student members. * Kim Seymour, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-499-0541.
Smart Strategies for women: First Independent Bank presents Conversation, discussion of financial topics that matter most to women, at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., at the bank, 1220 Main St., Suite 300. Limited to 20 attendees. * Register, email@example.com.
Net event: The East Vancouver Business Association’s Net Event, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave. Lisa Schmidt, a marketing strategist, will speak. Free. * Justin White, firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-601-0585.
Business success: Building a Company for the 2030 Business Environment presented by the Columbia River Economic Development Council and Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 at the Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St. Ken Fisher, founder and CEO of Fisher Investments, will offer advice to build a successful business over the next 20 years. Cost is $35 per person or $350 for a table of 10. * Registration: http://www.vancouverusa.com, click on events/registration, or call 360-694-2588.
Vancouver SCORE: “How Google Can Improve your Business,” a one-hour workshop, at noon June 8 at SoHo Marketing Institute, 953 Officers Row. Event is sponsored by SoHo Mastermind, founded by Veronika Noize. Free. Seating is limited. * http://www.sohomastermind.com or 360-882-1298.
Landlord Study Hall: Free forum 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 8 All Saints Episcopal Church, 4033 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland. Free monthly forum for rental property owners to learn more about landlord-tenant law. Wilma Bryant, president of Canyon Property Management, will speak on lease renewals and incentives, adding or removing tenants and security deposits. * http//www.landlordstudyhall.com, 503-997-9035, or email@example.com. Casino night: National Association of Women in Construction, Chapter 54, will have an evening of gaming, food and fun, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 8 at McMenamins Kennedy School gym, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave., Portland. Tickets $40 each, $70 for two; includes dinner buffet, $20 in scrip and one drink ticket each. * Register by June 1 at http://www.portlandnawiccasinonight.org or contact Christina Fell, 503-777-5531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education meeting: National Association of Credit Managers Oregon Education, Credit & Financial Development Division, 5:30 p.m. June 9 at Red Lion Convention Center, 1021 N.E. Grand Ave., Portland. Program: an examination of business ethics within an organization, with presenter Jeffrey O’Banion. Cost $30 members, $35 others. Reservations needed by 5 p.m. June 3. * Lori Buckelew, 503-637-3048 or email@example.com.
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