SSN – Clark County Meetings

Senior Service Network (SSN-Clark) is an open meeting for those serving seniors in Clark County. The meetings are coordinated by Retirement Connection, and there is no cost to attend. Please invite those you feel may be interested. Morning Meetings held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 9-10:30 am.  On the first Thursday each month, we also coordinate a Happy Hour with moderated topic. The happy hour meetings rotate locations around Clark County, please join us for libations and conversations. For more info email: Amy Schmidt.

Next SSN Clark Happy Hour- February 1, 3:30pm

Happy Hour-  February 1, 3:30 pm
Host: Touchmark at Fairway Village
Address: 2911 SE Village Loop, Vancouver, 98683
Topic: Budgets- for marketing and events and outreach. who sets the budget, how do you measure, how often are they evaluated, how is success measured

The monthly Happy Hour meeting Rotates:
Location: Rotates monthly around Clark County

Next SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- January 19, 9am 

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- January 19, 9am
Topic: Priority Management vs. Time Management

Main Points:
1. Understand the difference between what is urgent vs. important
2. Find the balance between customer service and time management
3. Learn how to say “No” politely, but unapologetically

Speaker: Amy Schmidt, Retirement Connection
Sponsor: Adult Care Placements

The monthly Morning Meeting location is always at:
Location: Peace Health Medical Center – Health Education Center
Meeting Room: See Month For Specifics (please check the board upon arrival,  room assignments may change)
Address: 400 NE Mother Joseph Pl – Vancouver WA (92nd & Mill Plain Ave)
PARKING NOTES: Please park in the garage or in parking lot G on 92nd Ave., Please do not park in the spots marked for staff or physician parking

Save the dates for future Morning Meetings:

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- February 16, 9am
Speaker: Anne Richardson
Topic: Grief
Sponsor: Pacifica Senior Living Vancouver

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- March 16, 9am
Topic: Non profit Panel
Moderator: Sara Sheetz
Sponsor: Beam Home Care Services

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- April 20, 9am
Location: Work Source SW Washington (Different location this month!) 
Address: 204 SE Stonemill Dr #215, Vancouver, 98684
Speaker: Sean Moore
Topic: Hiring and Training
Sponsor: Work Source SW Washington

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- May 18, 9am
Topic: TBD- Teamwork?
Speaker: Steven Fulmer

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- June 15, 9am
Topic: Emotional Intelligence
Speaker: Cole Chatterton Paradigm Swift

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- July 20, 9am

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- August 17, 9am

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- September 21, 9am

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- October 19, 9am

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- November 16, 9am

SSN Clark Monthly Meeting- December 21, 9am

Save the Dates for Future Happy Hour Meetings:

Happy Hour-  March 1, 3:30 pm
Host: The Quarry
Address: 415 SE 177th Ave, Vancouver, 98683
Topic: Networking meetings- which do you attend, how frequently, why? What brings value (how many people, # connections, etc) Are all your meetings senior related, or chamber or ?

Happy Hour-  April 5, 3:30 pm
Host: Boomerang Therapy Works
Address: 210 W 4th St, Vancouver,  98660
Topic: Event Planning

Happy Hour-  May 3, 3:30 pm
Topic: Marketing with non profit involvement. How to brand, which organizations and why, what are the mutual benefits

Happy Hour-  June 7, 3:30 pm

Happy Hour–  July 5, 3:30 pm

Happy Hour–  August 2, 3:30 pm

Happy Hour–  September 6, 3:30 pm

Happy Hour–  October 4, 3:30 pm

Happy Hour–  November 1, 3:30 pm

Happy Hour–  December 6, 3:30 pm

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Elder and Vulnerable Adult Referral Agency Act Overview

RCW 18.330 Section 15 Consumer Protection Act Notes

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