‘Shop Local’ event aimed at boosting businesses



The 2013 Shop Local Business Showcase will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay, 100 Columbia St., Vancouver. Sponsored by the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and Southwest Washington businesses, the event gives local companies an opportunity to showcase their goods and services while doubling as the chamber’s monthly Business After Hours networking event.

The event includes door prizes, a chance to mingle and a no-host bar in the lounge. Businesses interested in participating may contact the chamber’s Susie Bauder at sbauder@vancouverusa.com or 360-567-1093.

To become an event sponsor, contact Teresa Lawwill at tlawwill@vancouverusa.com, 360-567-1090. Admission is $5 and includes a ticket to enter a drawing to win a Microsoft Surface tablet.