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Touch of Class Chorale spring program celebrates American composers Apr. 30

Thursday, April 28th, 2016



Touch of Class Chorale will perform three concerts for its spring program,”Americana: A Celebration of American Composers.” Music will include a variety of gospel, Broadway, and classical selections.

Concert are scheduled for 2 p.m., this Saturday, Apr. 30, at St. John’s Presbyterian Church; 2 p.m., on Sunday, May 1, at East Woods Presbyterian Church; and 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at Unitarian Universalist Church.

Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for youth ages six through 16, and free for those under six. Tickets are available from Chorale members in advance or at the door. Half the proceeds from each concert benefits a charity chosen by the venue. For more information, visit


Riverview Trust Company names Chris Cline president

Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Chris Cline

Riverview Trust Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Riverview Community Bank announced today that its Board of Directors has named Christopher Cline to be president and chief operating officer, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Karas.

Cline is the Trust Company’s first COO and will work alongside Karas to oversee day-to-day business operations, and lead strategic planning and business development efforts. Prior to joining Riverview, Cline was the Senior Regional Fiduciary Manager for Wells Fargo heading up trust services in Oregon and SW Washington. He has also been extremely active in the legal community participating in the drafting and revision of Oregon trust and estate law over the past ten years.

Before joining the financial services industry, he practiced estate planning law for more than 15 years. Chris is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He has written The Law of Trustee Investments for the American Bar Association, and numerous other publications.

H-RoC’s next Cocktails and Conversation looks at politics and the press May 19

Thursday, April 28th, 2016


UnknownH-RoC will host its next intimate “Cocktails & Conversation” discussion Thursday, May 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the upstairs dining room at Grant House, 1101 Officers Row in Vancouver. This quarterly event features topics and speakers designed to encourage and support this community’s women leaders. May’s topic is “Politics and the Press; A love/hate relationship.” Speakers include:

  • Katie Gillespie, reporter, The Columbian – “But it was a great story! Why don’t you like it?”
  • Temple Lentz, executive director, Parks Foundation of Clark County; principal, High Five Media – “But I wanted you to write it this way…”
  • Kathy McDonald,  H-RoC board member and nationally known Development Strategist whose latest campaign work was for presidential candidate Carly Fiorina – “Your story didn’t say the right things about my candidate….”

H-RoC is an independent, non-partisan PAC committed to the advancement of women’s leadership in Southwest Washington. Members and guests of members are welcome at no cost. Non-members are $10. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Complimentary appetizers and no-host cocktails are served. For more information and to register, visit or email

Clark County Grown Spring Seasonal Social May 3

Thursday, April 28th, 2016


The public is invited to Clark County Grown’s Spring Seasonal Social from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, at Pioneer Grange, 3803 NE 199th St., Ridgefield. The event topic is “Getting Small Farm Products to Market.” Gorge Grown Executive Director Sarah Sullivan will share local food consumer trends and marketing strategies, and Warren Neth will speak about Clark County Grown and the vision for its regional branding and marketing.

La Sorrentina and Frontier Public House will be collaborating to create a menu of small plate appetizers highlighting Clark County Grown ingredients for the event. Plates are $6; save $4 and pre-purchase four small plate appetizers for $20 at: Several Clark County farmers will have booths with information and offerings. Additional highights include a raffle, seed swap, produce tasting table, and more.

Clark County Grown is a branding and marketing campaign adding value and easing access to farm products grown in Clark County. The initiative is launched by Slow Food Southwest Washington in collaboration with Clark County Farmers Market coalition.