Tuesday, March 14th 2017
Quarterly Prize Drawing at the 3/15 Leads and Needs Event! 
Join the GVCC on Wednesday, March 15th for Southwest Washington Leads and Needs sponsored by Linda Voldengen with Legal Shield. The event begins promptly at 7:30 am. Bring a non-member guest and you both get in free!

One lucky attendee will receive a detail certificate from the Auto Body Repair Experts at  Jacobus Carstar  - a $169.99 value! Must be present to win this fantastic prize.
Platinum Ribbon Cutting on March 21st @ 5pm
Join the GVCC Ambassadors as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the new offices for On Line Support and Paul Montague Tax Preparation! A free, platinum level ribbon cutting event will take place on Tuesday, March 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the ribbon cutting at 5:45 p.m.  Their new location is at 11802 NE 65th St. Come enjoy the delicious food and beverages and enter to win fantastic door prizes! See you there!
Does Thinking About Work Keep YOU up at Night? 
We invite you to attend FIVE WAYS TO DE-STRESS THE DEADLINE on March 23rd with instructor Cathy Baillargeon of Salsbury & Co.

This workshop is part of the Ready, Set, Go!: Wellness Workshop Series presented by Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Registration includes a healthy lunch catered by Chick-fil-A. 
Upcoming Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies 
Mill Creek Pub Brings Bloody Mary Bar to GVCC 15th Annual Golf Tournament
We are so excited to announce that Mill Creek Pub will be bringing their famously delicious Bloody Mary Bar to our 15th Annual GVCC Golf Tournament!

They'll hold a contest where golfers will have the opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate for the best Bloody Mary creation.

Be sure to register your team for the best B2B golf tournament in SW WA! 
The "Spring 2017 [Media Relations Homerun] Workshop Series," presented by Comcast is about to be released. We will have a limited number of all-access passes for the eight part series!
Last year the all-access pass sold out in six days! 
Four Chamber Members Host  Downtown BAH
Our hosting businesses include Erik Runyan Jewelers, Colliers International, Mackenzie, and Killian Pacific. Help us welcome Runyan's into their brand new space and celebrate Mackenzie's expansion.
 
Check out the last available office space inside The Hudson building and meet the current building tenants!
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
(360) 694-2588   yourchamber@vancouverusa.com    www.vancouverusa.com
Member Announcements:
Registration is OPEN for Clark College's Economic & Community Development spring classes. There are a number of professional development classes! Click here. 

March 15th 2017
Please attend the WSU Vancouver's "Business Growth MAP Alliance" workshop on Establishing Your Brand by President of Speak! Jason Anthony.   $10 RSVP.

March 19th 2017
VSO Chamber Series presents ground-breaking silent films with a live musical performances at the Kiggins at 3pm, $25/adults.

March 21st 2017
The CREDC will host their Spring Luncheon featuring WSU Vancouver Chancellor Mel Netzhammer at the Hilton. $45/investor, $50/general admission. Please RSVP online. 

March 30th 2017
The 2017 "State of the City" address at the Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks at 5pm. Email to RSVP. 

March 31st 2017
Deadline for nominations for the EOCF's Early Learning Champions. 

April 7-29th 2017
Expression in Three Dimensions at Angst Gallery. Friday, April 7th "First Friday" Art Reception from 5-7pm. 

April 27th 2017
The Annual "Sam Beall" Breakfast to benefit the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington at WareHouse 23. 

April 28th 2017
RSVP for the Spring installment of the LCC's "Leadership Speaker Series" features Mike Bomar (CREDC President) and Alicia Lowe (Schwabe Law Offices). 


Dozer Days: Call for Volunteers 
The Nutter Foundation is actively recruiting volunteers for Dozer Day 2017. Dozer Day is a fun family event that allows kids to operate dump trucks, dozers, and excavators! Proceeds from Dozer Day benefit a variety of community groups and organizations. This year’s event will be held Saturday, May 20th, and Sunday, May 21st at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield, Washington. Volunteers are needed to operate equipment (experienced, professional operators only), work with equipment operators to help children on and off machinery, monitor lines, and assist with check-in, ticket taking, etc. All volunteers must be at least 14 years old. This year’s volunteer shifts are: Saturday, May 20th, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and/or 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Sunday, May 21st, 10:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

GVCC Member Earns LCC Scholarship
Carmen McKibben of Vida Flare has earned the Excellence in Racial Equity Scholarship to participate in the 2017 Leadership Clark County cycle. Carmen's goal is to "create a social network leadership program for our local communities of color." 

The Rotary Club of Greater Clark County is getting ready for the 31st annual Rotary Rose Day , a Southwest Washington tradition of spreading cheer and goodwill while raising funds to help homeless families and others in our neighborhoods.