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New Leaders join Clark College Alumni Board

Five Clark County leaders joined the Clark College Alumni Association board of directors. They are Jay Gilberg, class of 1978, of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, ...

Event will recognize ‘green’ business practices

Seventeen businesses will be honored Wednesday for their commitment to environmental protection by participating in Clark County’s Green Business Program. The third annual Green Business Showcase will recognize new program participants, as well as businesses that continue to reduce energy use, promote recycling, manage polluted storm runoff and implement other sustainable practices.

Vision clinic hosts open house

Area residents and business representatives are invited to view the remodeled Vancouver Vision Clinic. An open house will be held Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., at 329 N.E. Sixth Ave. A ribbon cutting is set for 4:30 p.m.

PubTalk to feature AHA! CEO and co-founder

The co-founder and chief executive officer of AHA!, will talk about “Unleashing Brand Value: 4 Steps to a More Powerful Brand.” Betsy Henning will be the guest speaker at the next Clark County PubTalk Tuesday, April 15, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Artillery Barracks, 600 E. Hatheway Road, Vancouver.

Camas woman enjoys the creative process of photography

Marcie Dole shoots like a mom. She recently opened a photography studio in downtown Camas. Dole, a mother of three, takes portraits of high school seniors, bridal showers, golf tournaments, birthday and anniversary parties, as well as retirement and award ceremonies.

Vancouver Vision Clinic relocates within Camas

The staff of the Vancouver Vision Clinic in downtown Camas recently joked that they needed sunglasses when they moved from a basement level office to desks surrounded by windows. The ample amounts of natural light, on the street level, are at 329 N.E. Sixth Ave. The move from 405 N.E. Sixth Ave., occurred March 3. Dr. Raj Patel and Dr. Derek McTyier own the building and the practice. The new office has three exam rooms, compared to one at the former location. For more information about the Camas office, call 834-4802 or visit

Therapeutic Associates adds Camas location

Camas is the newest location for a Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy practice. With more than 80 locations in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, Therapeutic Associates Inc., is a physical therapist-owned and operated partnership of clinics. Lindsy Palisca, director of the local clinic, specializes in running/footwear analysis, vestibular disorders, temporomandibular dysfunction and migraines. Other programs and services include ASTYM, athletic screens, injury prevention, orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation and performance training. Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy – Camas, 3180 N.E. Third Ave., is open Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call 335-9033, email or visit

Urology Clinic to join The Vancouver Clinic

The Urology Clinic of Southwest Washington and its three urologists, Dr. Adrienne Heckler, Dr. Eric Kline, and Dr. Terry Milam, recently agreed to join The Vancouver Clinic. The goal is to integrate with The Vancouver Clinic by May 1. Dr. Douglas Masson, a Camas resident and president of The Urology Clinic, described joining The Vancouver Clinic as “the best possible way to continue to serve our patients.”

Leadership Clark County informational meeting is March 18

Leadership Clark County is hosting a free information meeting on Tuesday, March 18 for candidates interested in learning more about the community leadership program and applying to enter the class of 2015.

Riverview Community Bank promotes promotes Washougal man

Riverview Community Bank recently announced the promotion of Daniel Cox to executive vice president and chief credit officer by the board of directors. “Since joining Riverview almost 12 years ago, advancing from a credit analyst to a commercial loan officer to running credit administration, Dan has made a major impact on our company. He has been instrumental in dramatically reducing our problem credits, crafting new policies and improving the loan approval process to better serve our stakeholders,” said Ron Wysaske, president and chief operating officer of Riverview Community Bank. “As a member of the executive management team, Dan’s input on the banks’ strategies and execution of the company’s business plan will be extremely valuable.”

‘Land and Environmental Art’ series continues at Vancouver library

The second event in the three-part series “Land and Environmental Art,” will be held March 13. Sponsored by the Clark County Arts Commission, with support from the Clark County Clean Water Commission, the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Vancouver Community Library, Columbia Room, 901 “C” St.