Clark County business calendar

By Mary Ricks, Columbian News Assistant




Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: 11:30 a.m. lunch and program, “Managing Change in Your Organization with Strategies from Jump Movement,” at Royal Oaks Country Club, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Road, Vancouver. Cost is $25-$35. The speaker will be Ineke Hurkmans, an organizational development expert and international speaker from the Netherlands. Register:


Free webinar: Washington State Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar for new and small-business owners 10 to 11 a.m. Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. Space is limited. Register at; provide your name, company name, phone number and email address.


East Vancouver Business Association: March networking event, “St. Patty’s Networking Extravaganza,” 5 to 7:30 p.m., Summit Mortgage Corporation, 13115 N.E. Fourth St., Park Tower V, Suite 160, Vancouver. Register: Kathy Mensinger, or 360-980-2624.


Leadership Clark County: Free information meeting 5:30 p.m. March 18 for candidates interested in learning more about the community leadership program and applying to enter the Class of 2015, in Community Room at Clark Public Utilities, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Free. Reservations: or 360-567-1085.

Home foreclosure prevention: The Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program hosts a free foreclosure prevention and information seminar from 6-7 p.m. March 18 at 1409 Franklin St., Suite 101, Vancouver. The foreclosure process and timelines are explained and homeowners are provided with information about accessing free legal services. * Jacky Sabin, program coordinator, 360-334-4007.

Financial workshop: Vicki Fitzsimmons of Edward Jones Investments presents a free seminar, “Tax Fee Investing,” 5:30-6:15 p.m. March 20 at 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave., Suite A102, Vancouver. Discussion on the features, benefits, tax law implications and three ways to purchase municipal bonds. Register: Debra, 360-573-6604.

Employment law: Attorney Linda E. Frischmeyer will hold a brown bag employment law lunch discussion, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21 at the Landerholm law offices, 805 Broadway, Suite 1000, Vancouver. Topic: “Communicating with Employees about Work Restrictions and Disability Accommodation.” Cost is $20, cash or check at the door. Reservations: or, or call 360-816-2475.


Fee tax help for low income: Free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low and moderate income of all ages, with special attention to those age 60 and older, is available from AARP Tax-Aide through April 15. Photo ID is required for the taxpayer present and must bring acceptable proof of Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number for every person on the tax return. AARP Tax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, will offer assistance with personal income tax returns at the following sites: Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St.; Three Creeks Community Library, 800-C E. Tenney Road; Cascade Park Community Library, 600 N.E. 136th Ave.; Battle Ground Community Library, 1207 S.E. Eighth St., Battle Ground; Marshall Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.; Community Housing Resource Center, 103 E. 29th St. 888-687-2277 or

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 or fax 360-735-4598.

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