Business News

Local buildings are among 'Top Projects'

The first building in the Steigerwald Commerce Center is on the list of “Top Projects” of Southwest Washington, named by the Vancouver Business Journal. The 21,600 square foot structure, at 4125 S. Lincoln St., Washougal, has housed Foods in Season — a distributor of seafood, caviar, specialty meats, mushrooms and truffles — since April. Team Construction, LLC, of Vancouver, was the general contractor for the $2.167 million project.

Mountainview House seeks arts and crafts vendors for community party

A community party at Mountainview House will include a Wii game competition, bounce house, painting lessons and vendors. Additional arts and crafts vendors are invited to participate in the Senior Fair & Family Day, Saturday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Washougal Post Office to host Customer Appreciation Day

Customers of the Washougal Post Office are invited to stop by the facility Tuesday, July 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. “Our customers are the reason we exist, so I think it’s important to recognize and thank them for their loyal business and support,” said Postmaster Stephanie Rhine.

CWEDA website features property listings

The new Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association website includes listings of local buildings that are available to lease or purchase. The goal is to provide information to companies considering locating in the C-W area.

Nike grant will benefit Jack, Will and Rob Club

A Camas non-profit organization is the beneficiary of a contribution from the Nike Employee Grant Fund.

Business & Leadership Award nominations sought

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2014 Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce “Business & Leadership Awards.”

Acupuncturist heads west to downtown Camas

A licensed acupuncturist has relocated her practice from Washougal to Camas. Stephanie Meinhold owned Washougal Acupuncture & Herbs, LLC, in the Evergreen Marketplace at 3307 Evergreen Way, Ste. 603, before she moved to 405 N.E. Sixth Ave. “I moved my practice, due to much lower overhead in Camas and a lack of affordable professional space in Washougal,” she said.

Volunteers needed for July 4 celebration

The Fort Vancouver National Trust is seeking 300 volunteers to lend a hand at Independence Day at Fort Vancouver on Friday, July 4. Last year more than 250 volunteers helped at the event, which was attended by more than 35,000 people.

Columbia Credit Union names new branch manager

The assistant manager of the Columbia Credit Union branch in Washougal has been promoted. Darcie Williams succeeds Ed Hakanovic, as the assistant vice president/manager of the Washougal branch, at 271 “C” St., in The Crossing.

Ault joins CREDC team

Columbia River Economic Development Council recently hired a new business development manager.