Free workshop: Washington State University Extension is offering a free workshop, "Low Impact Development and Green Stormwater Strategies for Real Estate Professionals," 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 28. It includes a free lunch and a 90-minute field trip for a hands-on look at the development techniques at the Department of Ecology field office, 2108 Grand Blvd. The workshop will describe stormwater management techniques to meet new requirements for construction and redevelopment. Development and green industry professionals will present the workshop, along with experts from the WSU Extension. * To register: http://www.wastormwatercenter.org/calendar/?id=311
Introduction to QuickBooks: Vancouver SCORE will present a workshop showing the mechanics of recording basic transactions with real-world examples, 9 a.m. to noon at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St. Cost, $45. * http://www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.
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. This week's meeting, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., is a social, potluck gathering for networking and discussion, at Good Health Naturally, 3606 Main St., Suite 205. * Focus group information: email@example.com
Financial workshop: Vancouver SCORE will present a workshop with a guide to business financial statements and how they can be used to manage a small business, 9 a.m. to noon June 6 at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St. Cost, $45. * http://www.scorevancouver.org/workshops, 360-699-1079.
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. June 10 at Red Lion Hotel at the Quay, 100 Columbia St. * Employers who are interested in participating should contact Pam Peiper at 360-695-6292.
Free class: Vancouver's Downtown Association and Uptown Village Association are sponsoring a free seminar on search engines, June 13 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; firstname.lastname@example.org
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