Leads & Needs: Networking event, 7:30-9 a.m. at Beaches Restaurant and Bar, 1919 S.E. Columbia River Drive, $5. Continental breakfast provided. Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce members may bring a nonmember guest. Register: 360-694-2588 or http://vancouverusa.com
Society of American Military Engineers: Meeting at 11:30 a.m. at the Governor Hotel cardroom, 614 S.W. 11th Ave., Portland. Topic: Coast Guard housing comprehensive asset management assessment. Chris Silkie and Capt. Pat McMillin will speak about their role in the assessment. Cost, $10-$40. Reservations: Katherine Robinette, email@example.com, 503-499-0393.
Preventing aggressive behavior: Linda E. Frischmeyer, an attorney with Landerholm, will present a brown bag lunch discussion on preventing and addressing aggressive behavior in the workplace, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Landerholm law offices, 805 Broadway, Suite 1000. Cost, $20 per person, cash or checks; bring your own lunch. Reservations: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Networking workshop: Marketing coach Veronika Noize will present 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. Cost is free for members; other $10. Seating is limited. Register: http://www.diymarketingcenter.com/Public_Events or 360-882-1298.
Fundraising professionals: The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Southwest Washington and Oregon chapters, will present "Ethics in Fundraising," 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 S.W. Salmon St., Portland. Author Janice Gow Pettey will speak. Lunch included. Cost is $35/$50. Register: http://www.afporegon.afpnet.org, 360-256-5590.
Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: 11:30 a.m. May 7, lunch and program, Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. Cost is $25-$35. Topic: Wellness programs and practical strategies and common pitfalls in the era of health care reform presented by Deborah Tompkins of Tompkins Benefit Group Inc. Register: https://m360.swshrm.org/ViewCalendar.aspx.
Business and social time: Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce's Business and Social Hour, 5 to 7 p.m. May 9, second Thursday of each month, at Share Fromhold Center, 2306 N.E. Andresen Road. The event is designed to provide members with professional networking in a social atmosphere. Cost: $10 members; $20 others. Registration: 360-694-2588.
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