Clark County business calendar

By Mary Ricks, Columbian news assistant

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Tuesday

Women in business: Riverview Community Bank is hosting a complimentary “speed networking” function for the women’s business group Respected, Optimistic, Accomplished, Riverview for Women, 4-6 p.m., The Old Spaghetti Factory, 12725 S.E. 93rd Ave., Clackamas, Ore. Space limited. Food and wine provided. * Reservations required: roar@riverviewbank.com; Kim Capeloto or Scott Miller, 360-834-2231.

Employment law seminar: Fisher & Phillips LLP, with 27 offices is one of the nation’s leading law firms in the field of labor and employment law, will host a one-day seminar to address employment law changes and challenges facing employers in 2012. “One Day, Many Solutions,” 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Portland City Grill, Unico US Bank Tower, 30th floor, 111 S.W. Fifth Ave., Portland. Cost, $165 per person (with possible discounts), includes breakfast and lunch. Eligible for HR Certification Institute credit. * Register: http://www.laborlawyers.com/2012seminars, Gail Rice at 404-240-4261.

Business management teleclass: Learn the essentials of online business management in a free teleclass, 3-4 p.m., presented by Veronika Noize, the Marketing Coach, and her guest Brenda Violette. * Reservations: http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events, 360-882-1298.

Questions from seniors: Attorney Margaret Madison Phelan will present a seminar about the top 10 questions asked by Clark County seniors, 2-4 p.m. Free. * Location, necessary reservations, 360-696-2069.

Tuesday through Sunday

Money Smart Week: Vancouver Community Library will offer a series of personal financial education workshops, Money Smart Week, Tuesday through Sunday. Free and open to all. Schedule: Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m., budgeting and saving; Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m., credit and debit; Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m., homeownership; Friday, 4-5:30 p.m., finance for teens; Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., compound interest; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m., showing two money movies. * 360-699-8815.

Wednesday

Neil Kelly Design, Build & Remodeling free seminars: Designers teach free one-hour sessions. On Wednesday, the westside showroom, 15573 S.W. Bangy Road, a 12:30 p.m. kitchen design and remodeling seminar.

• At the eastside showroom, 804 N. Alberta, Portland, at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, certified bath designer Randi Reed will present a seminar about bath design and remodeling, covering current trends and information on fixture selection. Both showrooms will remain open until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday so visitors can explore kitchen and bath exhibits. * http://www.neilkelly.com or 503-335-9204.

Leadership transitions: Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington will sponsor a training session for executive directors and board members, 8:30-10 a.m. at Grant House Restaurant, 1101 Officers Row. Jim Morris from Solid Ground Consulting Group will speak. Cost is $10 members, $15 others. * http://www.nonprofitnetworkwa.org.

Job fair: Clark College will hold a job fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gaiser Hall at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way. * http://www.clark.edu.

Drug/alcohol awareness class: Advanced Diagnostic Services Inc. sponsors the training, 8 a.m. to noon, at Comfort Inn, 401 E. 13th St. Training by Jennifer Rossiello, certified professional collector trainer, and Darlene Haines, owner of ADS. Cost is $149 to $169. * http://www.ads-testing.com, 360-546-1986.

Thursday

Lunch and Learn: Riverview Community Bank offers free “Lunch and Learn” sessions from noon to 1 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays at the Camas branch, 700 N.E. Fourth Ave. Topic April 26: Small Business Success. * Register: Blaine Peterson, 360-693-1416.

Upcoming

Starting a business: SCORE Vancouver will present a half-day workshop, “Starting a Business -- What it Takes,” 1-4 p.m. May 1, Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Topics include the skills, knowledge, resources and steps needed to implement your business idea, the capital required and the access to funding. Cost, $35. * http://www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.

Financial seminars: Free seminars, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Columbia Credit Union Operations Center, 200 S.E. Park Plaza Drive. Roth IRA, May 2; retirement rollovers, May 16; estate planning, May 17. * Register: http://www.columbiacu.org or 360-891-4000.

Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: After-hours networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 3, Niche Wine and Art, 1013 Main St. No cost; food and beverages available for purchase. All human resources, business professionals and job seekers are encouraged to attend. * Reserve by noon May 3 to tracy@tjandassociates.com.

Networking workshop: Networking 4 Newbies, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at DIY Marketing Center (inside Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce office), presented by Veronika Noize, the Marketing Coach. Cost is $5-$10. Seating is limited. * Register: http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events, 360-882-1298.

Landlord Study Hall: Free monthly forum for rental property owners to learn more about landlord-tenant law. 6:30-8 p.m., Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Center, 5239 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland. Topic: addendums for move in. * Reservations: http://www.landlordstudyhall.com or 503-772-8825.

The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon Tuesday preceding the intended Monday publication date. Send to mary.ricks@columbian.com or fax 360-735-4491.