Clark County business calendar




Jobs fair: U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, will host a free jobs fair, open to all Southwest Washington residents, 1-5 p.m. at Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, 100 Columbia St. * Employers who are interested in participating should contact Pam Peiper at 360-695-6292.


Estate planning: Attorney Margaret Madison Phelan will present a seminar on the top myths of estate planning, 2 to 4 p.m. Free. * Location, necessary reservations, 360-713-5713.

Smart marketing workshop: Vancouver SCORE will present a workshop, Smart Marketing for Success, 9 a.m. to noon at SCORE office, 4001 Main St., Suite 120. The class will be led by SCORE volunteer Ava Stevens. Cost, $45. * Register:, 360-699-1079.

Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: 11:30 a.m., lunch and program, Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road. Cost is $25-$35. Topic: performance management systems. * Register:


Fundraising professionals: The Oregon and Southwest Washington chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, free informational session on the certified fundraising executive designation, the internationally recognized certification program for professional fundraisers, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Mercy Corps, 45 S.W. Ankeny, Portland. *


Free class: Vancouver’s Downtown Association and Uptown Village Association are sponsoring a free seminar on search engines at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Noland Hoshino, founder of ZZoom Media, will be the instructor. * Reservations stating if you are attending one or both classes;

Free financial seminar: Vicki Fitzsimmons of Edward Jones Investments presents a free seminar, “Building your Investment Income Foundation,” from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. at 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave., Suite A102. * Register: Debra, 360-573-6604.

Society of American Military Engineers: Leadership workshop, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at David Evans and Associates, 2100 S.W. River Parkway, Portland. Seniors leaders from Portland’s engineering and scientific community discussing leadership skills and inspiration. Open to all. Free. * Reservations:

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. The June 13 meeting is at Banner Bank, 3100 S.E. 164th Ave. Patrick Locke will speak on developing an exit plan for your business.

• On June 20, Ronnie Noize will speak about how to build your business with networking.

• On June 27, Patrick Locke will review the book “Psycho — Cybermetics” at Courtyard Village, 4555 N.E. 66th Ave. Contact Mays at * Focus group information:


Clark County Pub Talk: Swimming with the Sharks: Business Pitch Competition, 5 to 8 p.m. at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Artillery Barracks, 600 E. Hatheway Road. Light refreshments; beverages available for purchase. Fee is $20 members, $30 for others. * Contact: Courtney Givens, 360-909-5632 or

East Vancouver Business Association: Networking, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. June 20, US Bank, 16415 S.E. McGillivray Blvd. Appetizers provided. Luke Fowler will speak on developing a good marketing strategy. * Kathy Mensinger, 360-980-2624.

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