Clark County business calendar

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Tuesday

Meeting Professionals International: Post-event content strategy, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St. Admission is $42. Register: http://www.mpioc.org.Fundraising professionals: The Oregon and Southwest Washington chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, annual chapter meeting and luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 S.W. Salmon St., Portland. Andrew Watt, president and CEO of AFP, the international professional association, will present "International Trends in Fundraising." Cost is $35/$50. * Register http://www.afporegon.afpnet.org, 360-256-5590.

Conducting workplace investigations: James Barrett, who represents private and public employers in all aspects of employment-related disputes, will make a presentation, at 11:30 a.m. at Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Members $25, others $35. Provides one credit hour toward recertification. Registration includes lunch. Sponsored by Southwest Washington Society for Human Resource Management. * http://www.swshrm.org/.

Thursday

Columbia River Economic Development Council: Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland executive director, will speak on "Leveraging our International Trade Strengths" 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hilton Vancouver Washington, 301 W. Sixth St. Cost is $35 per person. * Register: ddempcy@credc.org or 360-567-3181.

Upcoming

Estate planning: Geoffrey Herron, an Edward Jones financial adviser, will host a free estate planning seminar 3 p.m. Dec. 18 at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. There will be information on wills, trusts, reducing taxes and ways to protect your family. A local attorney and CPA will be available to answer questions.* Reservations: Sarah, 360-695-8528.Business After Hours: Meet business professionals in a social setting for networking, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 18 at the old library, Fort Vancouver Regional Library, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Sponsored by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. * Register: 360-694-2588.

East Vancouver Business Association: Networking and holiday party, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, The Quarry Senior Living, 415 S.E. 177th Ave. * Register: Aruestig@twinstarcu.com.

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