Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: After-hours networking event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Roots Restaurant & Bar, 19215 S.E. 34th St., Suite 110, Camas. No cost; food and beverages available for purchase. All human resources, business professionals and job-seekers encouraged to attend. * Reserve by noon Thursday: 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, 1101 Broadway, Suite 100. Presented by marketing coach Veronika Noize. Cost is $5-$10. Seating limited. * Register: http://www.diymarketingcenter.com/Public_Events or 360-882-1298.
Franchising businesses: Vancouver SCORE will present a half-day seminar on selecting and financing a franchise business, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8, at Vancouver Housing Authority, community room, 2500 Main St. Cost: $35. * http://www.scorevancouver.org/workshops or 360-699-1079.
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