BUSINESS BRIEFS — Class is set Saturday, March 22 for first-time homebuyers in Port Angeles . . . and other business items

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Washington State Housing Finance Commission is sponsoring a free class for first-time homebuyers at Windermere Real Estate, 711 Front St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 22.

The keynote speakers are Michele Adkisson of Eagle Home Mortgage and Heidi Hanson of Windermere Sequim East.

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Reservations are required.

For more information and to make reservations, phone Teri Casper at 360-683-2688.

New doctor

SEQUIM — Olympic Medical Physicians welcomes Dr. Bruce Williams, a board-certified endocrinologist, to the team at the Specialty Clinic in Sequim.

Williams offers 40 years of experience to patients in Sequim and Port Angeles, according to a news release announcing his arrival.

“About 50 percent of the patients I see have diabetes,” Williams said.

“I believe in taking time to explain the condition and adapting treatment plans to patients’ changing lives for the best possible outcomes.”

Using medical advances and lifestyle modifications, Williams is also able to help patients manage acute endocrine conditions, such as thyroid disease, the news release stated.

“We have long wanted to bring specialized endocrinology services to our community, and we are excited to have Dr. Williams join us,” said Dr. Rebecca Corley, chief physician officer of Olympic Medical Physicians.

Williams is now accepting referrals. For more information, phone the OMP Specialty Clinic in Sequim at 360-582-2840.

Financial award

PORT ANGELES — The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Port Angeles Finance Department by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the city’s annual financial report.

The certificate is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, according to a news release announcing the award.

The certificate has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users to read the annual financial report, the news release stated.

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