Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: 11:30 a.m., lunch and program, "Managing Employees in an Organized Workplace," Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. Cost is $25-$35. Topic: performance management systems. * Register: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/392849
Free financial seminar: Vicki Fitzsimmons of Edward Jones Investments presents a free seminar, "Roth IRAs: Retirement Can Be Less Taxing," from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave., Suite A102. * Register: Debra, 360-573-6604.
Buy Vancouver: Focused on promoting local independent business, Buy Vancouver meets at 7 p.m. at Steamers & Screamers, 8400 N.E. Vancouver Mall Loop, No. 105.
East Vancouver Business Association: Networking breakfast, 8 to 9 a.m., Cascade Athletic Club, 16096 S.E. 15th St. Topic: Five tips to help convert lookers to buyers on your website. Monique Rice with Effective Web Solutions will be the guest speaker. * Kathy Mensinger, 360-980-2624.
No Business After Hours: A social event, with live music, prizes and food, for business professionals, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 27, third floor patio, Bank of America, Eighth Street and Broadway. Cost: $25 to $35, includes two drink tickets. * Register: http://www.vancouverusa.com or 360-694-2588.
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