Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: 11:30 a.m. lunch and program, Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. Cost is $25-$35. Topic: Foundation for strategic contributions. Register: http://www.swhrma.org/index.php/event?id=140.
Financial workshop: Vicki Fitzsimmons of Edward Jones Investments presents "How to Raise a Money-Smart Child," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave., Suite A102; How to Raise a Money-Smart Child, Aug. 16. Register: Debbie, 360-573-6604.
Vancouver SCORE: "Business Form and Financial Management," a half-day seminar to get your business off to a good start, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 20 at iQ Credit Union, Hazel Dell Branch, 305 N.E. 81st St. Cost, $35. http://www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.
Profitability Rescue 101: A marketing intervention process presented by marketing coach Veronika Noize, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at DIY Marketing Center (inside Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce office), 1101 Broadway, Suite 100. Cost is $197. Seating is limited. Register: http://www.diymarketingcenter.com/directions, 360-882-1298.
Investing for women: Angela Dockum, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed, will present a free educational seminar on investing from a woman's perspective at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Waddell & Reed, 16219 S.E. 12th St., Suite 203. A light dinner at 6 p.m. will precede the presentation. Register: email@example.com or 360-694-1266, ext 131.
Business After Hours: Meet business professionals in a relaxed, social setting for networking, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Columbia Bank, 400 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Suite 100. Door prizes. Cost: $10 for members, $30 others. Sponsored by the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Register: 360-694-2588.
Navigating health insurance: A seminar on health insurance, sponsored by Johnson Bixby & Associates LLC, 2 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at 3201 Main St. Lisa Lettenmaier, owner of Health Source NW, will make a presentation and answer questions about health, life, dental and disability insurance. Space is limited. Registration required: http://www.johnsonbixby.com or 360-695-1795.
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