Troubleshooting workshop: Patricia Zamboni Coash, owner of Aushi Mizani, will host Troubleshooting Workshop for Small Businesses in Vancouver, 6 p.m. at Fringe Digital Marketing Agency, 1101 Braodway St., Suite 215, Vancouver. Free. *Register: email@example.com.
Professional Connections: A free networking group, Professional Connections, noon to 1 p.m. Mondays at Big Al’s, 16615 S.E. 18th St., Vancouver. Topic: Jim White, Business Concepts. Upcoming speakers: Ginger Reynolds, The Pet Business, June 23; and Ruthanne Barnard, Physiology Health, June 30. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.professionalconnections.biz.
Clark County Pub Talk: The business pitch competition modeled after ABC’s “Shark Tank” TV show, 5 to 8 p.m. at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Artillery Barracks, 600 E. Hatheway Road, Vancouver. Light refreshments; beverages available for purchase. Fee is $20 for members, $30 others. Contact: Courtney Givens, email@example.com or 360-909-5632.
Home foreclosure prevention: The Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program hosts a free foreclosure prevention and information seminar from 6-7 p.m. at 1409 Franklin St., Suite 101, Vancouver. The foreclosure process and timelines are explained; homeowners are provided with information about accessing free legal services. Upcoming seminars July 1 and 15. Jacky Sabin, program coordinator, 360-334-4007.
Leads & Needs: Networking event, 7:30-9 a.m. at Beaches Restaurant and Bar, 1919 S.E. Columbia River Drive, $5. Continental breakfast provided. Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce members may bring a nonmember guest. Register: www.vancouverusa.com or 360-694-2588.
Understanding financial ratios: Vancouver SCORE helps entrepreneurs better understand their company’s business financial statements and how to use them to manage a small business, 9 a.m. to noon at the SCORE office, 4001 Main St., Room 120, Vancouver. The seminar will be led by Bill Ruttledge who has more than 40 years’ business experience. Attendees will receive a flash drive containing copies of all seminar materials and guidance from SCORE mentors. Cost, $55. Limited to six attendees. www.scorevancouver.org/training or 360-699-1079.
Employment law discussion: Attorney Linda E. Frischmeyer will hold a brown-bag, employment law lunch discussion about what an employer should know when an employee is pregnant, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Landerholm law offices, 805 Broadway, Suite 1000, Vancouver. Cost is $20 per person, at the door. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-816-2475.
Estate planning myths: Attorney Margaret Madison Phelan will present a seminar on what you need to know about estate planning, 10 a.m. to noon June 24. Free. Location, necessary reservations, 360-696-2069.
Business After Hours: This event offers an opportunity for business professionals to network in a social setting from 5 to 7 p.m., Cellar 55 tasting room, 1812 Washington St., Vancouver. Meats and cheese available. Sponsored by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, $10 members; $20 others. Register: 360-694-2588
Homebuyer education class: A free class on buying a home will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 28 at Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. Instructors will be Russell Barbashin from HomeStreet Bank and Louise Strother from Hasson Company Realtors. Bring a sack lunch and beverage. email@example.com or 360-514-5955.
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