Understanding financial reports: Vancouver SCORE will present a workshop with a layman's basic guide to business financial statements and how they can be used to plan/manage a small business, with several hands-on business ratios exercises, 9 a.m. to noon today at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St. Cost, $45. http://www.scorevancouver.org, 360-699-1079.
Money management for women: Angela Dockum, financial adviser with Waddell & Reed, will discuss money management from a woman's perspective, 6:30 p.m. at Waddell & Reed, 16219 S.E. 12th St., Suite 203. A light dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-694-1266, ext 131.
Costs of long-term care: Attorney Margaret Madison Phelan will present a seminar on what you need to know to protect your home and family from long-term costs, 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Location, necessary reservations, 360-696-2069.
Business After Hours: Meet business professionals in a social setting for networking, 5-7 p.m. at The Reserve at the Columbia Tech Center clubhouse, 600 S.E. 177th Ave. Sponsored by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $10 members; $20 others. Register: 360-694-2588.
Focus group: The Thursday Member Focus Group for business professionals meets 7:45-9 a.m. Thursdays, with refreshments. If there is a fifth Thursday, the meeting is in the evening. On July 25, Richard Waltke will present a book review at Courtyard Village, 4555 N.E. 66th Ave. Contact Jeff Mays at Jeff@jeffmays.us. Focus group information: email@example.com.
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/$35, includes two drink tickets. Register: http://www.vancouverusa.com, 360-694-2588.
The Columbian welcomes submissions about Clark County residents or businesses as well as regional business events. Information must be received by noon Tuesday preceding the intended Monday publication date. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 360-735-4491.