Business News

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.

The Serendipity Shop sells clothing, eclectic items

Cori Lee’s business card contains a definition of serendipity — “the art of making happy discoveries.” She recently opened a new business in Washougal, The Serendipity Shop, which contains a wide array of goods.

Upkes Group CEO to present business strategy workshop

Executives and others in leadership positions are invited to identify their greatest opportunities and obstacles during a business strategy workshop. Keith Upkes, president and chief executive officer of The Upkes Group, in Camas, will also talk about getting clear on who you are and who you are not as a company, developing a clear vision of what you need to accomplish in order to grow, and learning strategies to improve profitability.

PubTalk will feature several business pitches

Four area companies will have an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a judging panel of industry experts at the next Clark County PubTalk. The session, sponsored by the Columbia River Economic Development Council and the Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council, will be held Tuesday, June 17, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Artillery Barracks, 600 E. Hatheway Road, Vancouver.

Veterans invited lunch organized by Cub Scouts

Veterans are invited to a luncheon in their honor Saturday, May 24, at Camas United Methodist Church.