Boasting over one-hundred and fifty 5-Star reviews, High Brow Social Club is “Vancouver’s Hidden Gem,” says Owner, Joe Brows. The salon prioritizes customized services and CVLTivated CRVTsmanship for every beautiful face. Having been in the beauty industry for more than 10 years, Joe has a passion for independent cult makeup brands and takes pride in carrying, “only cruelty free makeup supplies and American made products”. The salon is retail forward and also specializes in brows, lashes and makeup services. “We love our Youngblood mineral cosmetics,”

The rainy, fall season is upon us which calls for hot chocolate, a good book and a cozy armchair. All of which are within reach in our downtown core. Grab a drink to-go from Rosemary’s Café and head upstairs to Birdhouse Books to indulge in Written Into Reality: The Art of Co-Creating Your Dreams to Life. A book about what more there is to human creative potential, which can be discovered through the highest, truest levels of self-expression. Local author, Emma Bennett believes core teaching

Tonsor the ancient word for barber and where services are more than “just a haircut”, rather a unique experience. Owner, Hanif Collins started cutting hair at the young age of 19 and now holds three master licenses. At Tonsor, “we have a system and methodology for training our employees” says, Collins. Based on level of experience, apron colors signify where the Barber is within their expertise and training. Green apron—Apprentice, Gold apron—Professional and Black apron—Master. “All of our barbers are employees of Tonsor versus

“Your greatest wealth comes from caring for the community,” says Karen Morrison, Executive Director for Odyssey World International (OWI). This nonprofit is based in Vancouver and offers compassionate C.A.R.E.—Community Outreach, Advocacy & Awareness, Resource & Referral and Education & Events. OWI advocates for social justice and provides services for marginalized community members impacted by poverty in Washington state and abroad. “The Heart of OWI are our volunteers,” Morrison states. Volunteers connect community members needing assistance to a variety of services through referral. For example: Emergency

“Be good at your job and have fun doing it!” is Harry’s Locksmith’s motto, says Michael Werbowski, Co-owner. Family owned and established in 1949, brothers Michael and Patrick Werbowski have grown the business organically. “We treat everyone like they are family,” says Werbowski. Michael had worked for the company for twenty years and later became Co-Owner. Located on Main Street, Harry’s Locksmith is a staple in the community that residents and businesses have come to know and trust. “People do business with people they like,”

Aurora Gallery represents over 60 local artists by displaying their one-of-a-kind pieces in the gallery. Elizabeth Steinbaugh, Owner, “Loves framing art for people because it offers unique looks for each different artist.” Framing services are a large part of Steinbaugh’s business offerings. With over two decades of experience, Steinbaugh and staff provide custom framing selection, assembly, and repair as well as optional delivery and installation. Having been in business in the downtown core for 18 years, Steinbaugh, “Appreciates being a part of this community. We

Helping people reconnect with their own creativity is SheriAnn Spurlock’s purpose of owning MELT Glass Art Supply. “To see the pride and ownership of class attendees is so inspiring,” said Spurlock. The art supply store offers a diverse list of classes that cover a wide range of skill levels and techniques. In addition to classes, kiln and studio space rental is available along with a variety of glass-related products for purchase.⁣ Melt Glass Art Supply was originally started by Spurlock’s mom in Milwaukie, OR. Spurlock

Bike Clark County promotes bicycle access, education, safety, and the enjoyment of cycling to the children and adults of SW Washington. The nonprofit organization’s efforts are all made possible through community partnerships and volunteers. The Community Hub Bike Shop is located at 1604 Main Street and is a full-service bicycle repair and retail shop. “Location! We love the location being downtown! It’s the perfect location for kids,” exclaimed Peter Van Tilburg, Vice President & Executive Director. Programs within the nonprofit include Bicycle Safety Courses, Summer

Sew Op and Maker Space founder, Anna Miller, wanted to use sewing workshops to stitch together a resourceful and connected community. Miller had spent four years creating a vision where she could sew with her friends, share skills and teach classes, learning and growing in her craft while helping others do the same. Being in the downtown core furthers the mission of community. The surrounding businesses are “cheerleaders for one another,” Miller commented. Miller’s favorite store offering is the Open Sew Fridays. Patrons get access

Come home for breakfast and lunch. Rosemary Café transports you to experience the feeling of the 1940’s. The café décor and music set the stage of pulling up a chair at Grandma’s kitchen table to enjoy the best chicken salad around. ⁣ Co-Owner, Larry Pederson says, “The café embraces the past without living in the past.”⁣⁣ Having grown up in Vancouver since the age of 8, Pederson use to ride his bike to downtown Vancouver from his home near Hudson Bay High School. A lot has

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