Tuesday, April 23rd 2019
Wednesday, April 24th
Leads & Needs: East Vancouver
Sponsored by Chick-fil-A Cascade Park

You spoke, we listened. Join us at our first-ever Leads & Needs event in East Vancouver on the fourth Wednesday morning of each month, always at Chick-fil-A Cascade Park! Our first sponsor for this event is also our host, Chick-fil-A Cascade Park who will be talking about all of the fantastic work they do in our community, meanwhile serving you incredible food. Make sure to bring plenty of business cards for this fast-paced, East Vancouver event. Doors open at 7:00 a.m., and networking begins at 7:30 a.m.
VISION | May/June Edition
Available Now!

Read the latest edition of VISION online, here , or check it out in print arriving in your mailbox soon. This edition features Columbia Bank on the cover, the presenting sponsors of our 17th Annual Golf Tournament "May The Course Be With You." You'll also read about Business of the Week recipients, Ambassador Spotlights,staff announcements, new members, and more!
Wednesday, May 1st
Leads & Needs
Sponsored by Apollo Drain & Rooter Service

Join us at Beaches for our Leads & Needs , sponsored by Apollo Drain & Rooter Service . Breakfast, tea, and coffee provided - all you need to do is RSVP online and bring plenty of business cards! This speed-networking event will indeed kick off your Wednesday morning. Doors open at 7:00 a.m., and networking begins at 7:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 2nd
PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting
at Harper Houf Peterson Righellis (HHPR)

Join us for this PLATINUM celebration at Harper Houf Peterson Righellis (HHPR) commemorating their Grand Opening. The open house is from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. with the Ribbon Cutting at 5:00 p.m. sharp. Stop by and enjoy some snacks and beverages, meet the staff, and meet the HHPR team! Event is free to attend.
Thursday, May 2nd
Battle Ground Monthly Luncheon
*New Location* Battle Ground Community Center

 Join us for Members Month at the monthly Battle Ground Luncheon . Featured speakers will present topics about your Chamber and what the GVCC has to offer, helping your business grow . Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the meeting will begin at noon. Attendees must RSVP to attend.
Upcoming Ambassador Ribbon Cuttings

April 23rd @ 9:30 a.m. - Big Town Hero Ribbon Cutting (All Day Grand Opening)
April 29th @ 5:00 p.m. - NEXT LEVEL 15th Anniversary for Utopia Salon & Day Spa
May 2nd @ 5:00 p.m. - PLATINUM Grand Opening of Harper Houf Peterson Righellis
May 3rd @ 6:00 p.m. - Believe Boutique Grand Opening
May 7th @ 11:00 a.m. - SportClips Hair Cuts 10th Anniversary
May 9th @ 5:00 p.m. - Integrative Body Inc. Ribbon Cutting

Is your organization having an anniversary, ground breaking, or expansion?
Please contact Barb Holbrook for information about inviting the
Chamber Ambassador team for a ribbon cutting to celebrate your occasion.
Wednesday, May 15th
Business After Hours
at Boomerang Bistro

Join us on Wednesday, May 15th for Business After Hours at Boomerang Bistro for a great evening of networking. From 5 - 7 p.m., this social, after hours event is perfect for those looking to make connections in our SW WA community and beyond. RSVP soon because this event will fill up fast!
Wednesday, May 8th
Leads & Needs: North County
at Mill Creek Pub

Join us at Mill Creek Pub for Leads & Needs: North County Breakfast, tea, and coffee provided - all you need to do is RSVP online and bring plenty of business cards! This speed-networking event will indeed kick off your Wednesday morning. Pre-registration is appreciated, as we begin promptly at 7:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 16th
PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting
at Cascade Inn Retirement

Join us for this PLATINUM Remodel at Cascade Inn Retirement , celebrating their new space. The open house is from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. with the Ribbon Cutting at 5:00 p.m. sharp. Stop by and enjoy some snacks and beverages, meet the staff, and explore the space!
Event is free to attend.
Thursday, June 6th
17th Annual GVCC Golf Tournament
Presented by Columbia Bank

Grab your 9-iron and your favorite lightsaber, because it's officially time to announce our 17th Annual GVCC Golf Tournament at Lewis River Golf Course, presented by Columbia Bank ! On June 6th, prepare for an event like no other, with out of this galaxy tee displays and on-the-course mini-games.

Sponsorship opportunities , now open !

Interested in donating a basket? Click here!
GVCC Member
Events, Outreach, Announcements, and Opportunities:
April 25th 2019
You're invited to attend the upcoming Debunking Myths about Internships , presented by Vancouver Public Schools and Partners In Careers. From 9-10:30 a.m. connect with current employers at Vancouver Barnes & Noble. Note: Online purchases from April 25-30 will go back to Vancouver Public Schools. Email for more information.

April 28th 2019
Kick off your springtime with a little "spring cleaning" in downtown Camas. In honor of Earth Day, the Downtown Camas Association invites you to participate in some weeding, planting, bark dust spreading and bed clean up from 1-4 p.m.

May 1st 2019
The Modern Orthodontist presents the 7th Annual Middle School Art Show opening, free to the public. More information.

May 2nd 2019
Join Clark College for the 2019 Career Fair with over 100 employers and 900 job seekers. Sponsored by nConnect. More information.

May 8th 2019
The Southwest Washington Contractors Association and Washington PTAC is hosting a Meet the Primes event, held at Warehouse '23. This event will host networking and an educational dinner, meeting government agencies and general contractors. More information.

May 10th 2019
It's time for Teen Takeover at Rocksolid Community Teen Center , from 7-10 p.m., invite your kids for a Hawaiian Luau Theme at the Old Lewisville School Gym. Only $5!

May 16th 2019
Clark College Economic & Community Development presents " Influencing/Motivating Others " a course focused on a leader's reach and how to communicate critical messages within a variety of contexts.

May 16th 2019
The Modern Orthodontist presents Mom's Paint Night with light snacks, drinks and painting supplies! GVCC members attend for free! More information.

May 18th 2019
Join SCORE Vancouver for the upcoming session "So You Want A Bank Loan?" at HAPO Community Credit Union on Saturday, May 18th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

May 18th - 19th 2019
Sheared Delights and White Oak Alpacas invite you to a weekend of education and fun with fiber! More information .

May 23rd 2019
Clark College Economic & Community Development presents " Professional Listening Skills " a course focused on interacting in the workplace, managing problems, and practicing effective listening skills.

May 23rd 2019
Join the Sundown Squad, including Elfin Services , at the Columbia Bank Community Room for a kick off party , commemorating the 2nd Annual Summertime Block Party for The Longest Day.

May 30th 2019
Clark College Economic & Community Development presents " Engaging With Conflict " a course focused on managing difficult conversations and dealing with conflict in the workplace.

June 6th 2019
Clark College Economic & Community Development presents " Achieving Effective Meetings " a course focused on facilitating and participating in effective meetings.

June 15th 2019
You're invited to attend the Clark County Historical Society and Museum 's Speakeasy Soiree, presented by Lucy's Garden. More information here.

June 21st 2019
Raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's Disease at the 2nd Annual Summertime Block Party at Esther Short Park. More Info.

June 22nd 2019
Join the Arthritis Foundation at the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis at Esther Short Park! More information here.

July 26th 2019
Attend SWCA 's 43rd Annual Golf Tournament at Lewis River Golf Course on July 26th! Only 40 golfing spots left. For more information, click here .
Happy Belated Earth Day! High End Market Place is the first cannabis business to become a Certified Clark County Green Business. More information.


The TANK Vancouver celebrates Small Business Week with a Grant Opportunity - a package valued at $14,300. More information

Interested in adding a little color to Downtown Camas? Consider adopting a flower basket to bring more beautify to the historic Downtown Camas this spring. More information .

WellHaven Pet Health 's hospital in downtown Vancouver has just been AAHA Accredited. Congratulations WellHaven!

EOCF introduces the newest addition to their team, their new Marketing & Development Manager, Grant Gilson.

Legacy Health expands their executive team with the internal promotions of two senior leaders: Bryce Helgerson, CIO and Trent Green, COO. Congratulations!

Congratulations Vancouver Vision Clinic for being named a Best Practice by Eye Care Best Practices!

Interested in Clark College's Continuing Education programs ? Check out their Spring Class Schedule here!

For 6 FREE Garlic Parmesan Twists with any pizza purchase or offers from Round Table Pizza , text RTP545 to 86677.

Check out the 2019 Annual Report by Visit Vancouver USA , an info-graphic handbook giving you an inside look at our community.

Community Home Health & Hospice (CHHH) is offering multiple different, free grief support groups for all types of individuals.
  • For those in Salmon Creek, there is an eight-week free Grief Recovery Method Support Group on Wednesdays from April 10 - May 29, 2019, from 1pm-3pm. More info.

Job Opportunities:

Pacifica Senior Living is looking for CNA's and Home Care Aids to join their energetic, creative and communicative team. Some requirements of the role include: CNA or HCA, CPR/First Aid Certification, Food Handlers Card, and a background check. Part-Time and Full Time positions available! Click the link to fill out an application , or email your resume to Jordan Wilson .


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