Politics and investing: Geoffrey Herron, an Edward Jones financial adviser, will host this month's Investment Perspective seminar, 2 and 3:30 p.m. at 6204 N.E. Highway 99, Suite E. Refreshments served. Reservations: Sarah, 360-695-8528.
Navigating health insurance: A seminar on health insurance, sponsored by Johnson Bixby & Associates, 2 and 6:30 p.m. 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.
Business After Hours: Meet business professionals in a social setting for networking, 5-7 p.m. at Columbia Bank, 400 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Suite 100. Door prizes. Cost: $30; $10 for members. Sponsored by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Register: 360-694-2588.
Panel discussion: First Tuesday Panel Discussion, 4-6 p.m. Sept. 4 at Vancouver City Hall, council chambers, 415 W. Sixth St. Free, information session to explore the small-business sector in Vancouver. Reservations: Tina Picchioni, 360-487-7813 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business marketing teleclass: Mastering the marketing mind-set, a free teleclass, 10-11 p.m. Sept. 6, presented by Veronika Noize, the Marketing Coach. Guest expert Susan Rich. Register: http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events, 360-882-1298.
Appreciation and networking: Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association presents an appreciation and networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery, 2411 N.E. 244th St., Ridgefield. No cost; food and beverages available for purchase. Register: http://www.swshrm.org.
Networking workshop: Networking 4 Newbies, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at DIY Marketing Center, 1101 Broadway St., Suite 100, presented by Veronika Noize. Cost is $5-$10. Seating is limited. Register: http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events, 360-882-1298.
Columbia River Economic Development Council: Alan Yordy, president and chief mission officer, will speak on "Healthcare: An Economic Engine in Clark County," 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 11, Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St. Cost is $35 per person. Register: email@example.com, 360-567-3181.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 360-735-4491.