Tuesday, May 21st 2019
Tomorrow, May 22nd
Leads & Needs: East Vancouver
Sponsored by Reid Business Services

Join us at our Leads & Needs event in East Vancouver on the fourth Wednesday morning of each month, always at Chick-fil-A Cascade Park! Our sponsor for this upcoming event is Reid Business Services . Make sure to bring plenty of business cards for this fast-paced, East Vancouver event. Doors open at 7 AM, and networking begins at 7:30 AM. Register to attend, here!
Tomorrrow, May 22nd
PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting
for Best Western Premier Hotel

Join us at the the Best Western Premier Hotel on May 22nd to celebrate their Grand Opening! From 4 - 7 PM explore the spac and be sure to gather at 5:30 PM for the official Ribbon Cutting ceremony! 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 time to register for the 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.

Personalized Sponsorship Opportunities , here!

Interested in donating a basket? Click here!
Upcoming Ambassador Ribbon Cuttings
May 22 @ 4 PM | Tidewater Cove Marina
May 22 @ 5:30 PM | Best Western Premier Hotel PLATINUM
May 23 @ 3:30 PM | AdvantaClean
June 4 @ 12 Noon | BG Nutrition
June 5 @ 4 PM | Dragonfly 360, Inc.
June 13 @ 5 PM | Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery
June 19 @ 4 PM | Uplift Clark County 2019
June 20 @ 6 PM | NW Injury & Rehab Center PLATINUM
Is your organization having an anniversary, ground breaking, or expansion?
Please contact Rachel for information about inviting the Ambassador team to celebrate your occasion.
Business of the Week: Erik Runyan Jewelers

A Business that Shines as Brightly as their Diamonds. Erik Runyan Jewelers’ mission has always remained the same, to provide quality service and products to their neighbors.

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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!
June 5th is the deadline to send us your ad for the July/August Edition!
Email Sarah for more information on how to personalize your marketing opportunities!
Wednesday, June 5th
Leads & Needs
Sponsored by Alzheimer's Association

Join us at Beaches for our Leads & Needs morning networking event. Breakfast, tea, and coffee provided by our sponsors, Alzheimer's Association - 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 AM and networking begins at 7:30 AM. Register to attend!
Wednesday, June 12th
Leads & Needs: North County
Sponsored by Vancouver Clinic

Join us at Mill Creek Pub for Leads & Needs: North County, sponsored by Vancouver Clinic. 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 AM.
Thursday, June 13th
SBAP Mastermind Summer
Scholarships Available!

The Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP) features a six-session series for business owners looking for support as they build their businesses.
Wednesday, June 19th
Leads & Needs
at Beaches Restaurant & Bar

Join us at Beaches for our Leads & Needs . 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 AM and networking begins at 7:30 AM. Register to attend!
Thursday, June 20
PLATINUM Ribbon Cutting
for NW Injury & Rehab Center P.S.

Join us at NW Injury & Rehab Center to celebrate their Grand Opening in GVCC style! Meet with staff, GVCC Red Coats, and other members of our community at the open house from 5 - 7 PM, and be sure to pose for a photo at 6 PM for the official Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Event is free to attend.
GVCC Member
Events, Outreach, Announcements, and Opportunities:
Now - May 31st 2019
American Workforce Group is running a book drive with all donations going to local underprivileged youth. They are collecting new and used books for children to young adults. More information: 360.200.4900.

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
You're invited to attend VANtalks 2019 , presented by iQ Credit Union , highlighting seven engaging speakers focusing on taking action in our community. More information here.

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.

May 30th 2019
Join Cornerstone Christian Academy and Warehouse '23 for a Cashback Day with 50% of all food and beverage sales being donated to Cornerstone's capital campaign. Just let your server know you're dining in support of Cornerstone.

May 30th - June 2nd 2019
Journey Theater Arts Group presents, A Wrinkle In Time at View Ridge Middle School. Multiple shows throughout the weekend. More information.

June 1st - 2nd 2019
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents their 40th Season Finale with "A Gallery of Music & Musicians." More information here.

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

June 6th 2019
Open House Ministries presents Growing HOPE Together, the 2019 Fundraiser Luncheon. Help raise money for this family homeless shelter's operating costs! More information.

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 16th 2019
Clark College Orchestra presents its spring concert on Sunday, June 16th at the Royal Durst Theatre of the Vancouver School of Arts & Academics. Admission is free and open to the public. 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
Calling all Sugarland fans! The ilani will be hosting Sugarland on Thursday, July 25th at the Cowlitz Ballroom. Tickets on sale now!
Visit Vancouver USA recently reported that spending 2018 visitor spending in Clark County was at a rate of more than a 15% increase from 2017. This number stacks up to more than $585 million in tourism dollars for Vancouver!

Riverview Community Bank appoints Patricia W. Eby, CPA JD, to the board of directors for Riverview Community Bank and Riverview Bancorp, Inc. A long-standing community member, supporting Rotary, Clark College Foundation, and the Free Clinic of SW WA.

Congratulations to Share! At their Glitz! Glam! Red Carpet Gala! on April 27th, our community raised over $341,000 for funding that contributes to this incredible organization's efforts.

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra receives $206,000 M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Grant to expand their development effort.

Our very own Ambassador, Yvonne Payne has been featured in The Columbian's Business section for her success as a pianist and owner of Ebony Notes . Listen to her play, 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!

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

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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