BUSINESS BRIEFS — Sequim seeks sponsors for 2014 concerts . . . and other local business news
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In celebration of St. Patrick's Day and National Doctors' Day, Park View Villas, 1430 Park View Lane in Port Angeles, recently delivered two dozen goodie bags to local doctors in appreciation of the care they provide Park View residents. From left are Dr. Robert Scott, Park View's program director, Kelly Trudeau (dressed as a leprechaun), and its community relations director, Renee Worthey.

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Sequim seeks sponsors for 2014 concerts

SEQUIM — Sponsors are needed to support Sequim’s 2014 Music and Movies in the Park summer concert series.

The program is held at the James Center for the Performing Arts, located at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site on Blake Avenue.

It is scheduled to run Tuesday evenings from June 24 through Aug. 26. All performances begin at 6 p.m.

An outdoor movie will be shown at dusk on the last Tuesday of each month following the musical performance.

All programming is dependent on finding available funding, City Clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese said.

Each musical performer receives $400 for a performance, and each movie showing costs about $2,500 for the screen and movie license.

Donations may be IRS tax-deductible, she said.

Visit the city website at for sponsorship information.

For further information, contact Kuznek-Reese at 360-681-3428 or

Business preview

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Main Street Program will deliver a preview of upcoming events, Main Street activities and planned customer promotions at a breakfast meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The event will be at The Public House, 1038 Water St.

Cost is $5 for Port Townsend Main Street members and $7 for nonmembers.

Reservations must be made by Monday by phoning 360-385-7911 or emailing admin@ptmain

Bank manager named

PORT ANGELES — Columbia Bank has appointed Julie Hatch as a vice president and manager of the bank’s Port Angeles branch.

Among her duties, Hatch oversees customer relations at the branch, including providing financial services for new and existing customers.

Hatch joins Columbia after spending 25 years with KeyBank.

She most recently served as a vice president and manager of KeyBank’s Port Angeles branch.

She has more than 30 years of banking industry experience.

Hatch graduated from Charles White Secondary Modern in Matlock, Derbyshire, England, studying leadership and business.

She is a member of the Olympic Medical Center Foundation board, Peninsula Community College Foundation board and Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Spring classes

PORT ANGELES — Kristin Halberg, a “joy retrieval” coach and trainer specializing in leadership and holistic health, has announced new classes this spring.

The first, “Write with the Heart,” is a writing class that “helps face the fear of the blank page, face down the inner critic and find one's writing voice.”

Admission is by donation.

It will take place at the KIC Coaching office, 116 N. Laurel St., No. 202, on Monday and Wednesday nights in April from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. beginning April 7. The cost is by donation.

The second class, “Live with Wholehearted Purpose,” focuses on Carolyn Myss' concept of the “Sacred Contract” with practices to help identify and gain insight into life's purpose.

This class also takes place at the coaching office Tuesday nights from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. beginning April 8. Admission is also by donation.

A two-day women's retreat on Lake Crescent will be held April 25-27.

For more information, visit or contact Halberg at or 425-343-2374.

Loans available

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Main Street spring HUD loan application deadline is Monday at 5 p.m.

Loan funds through the federal Housing and Urban Development Department can help property owners accomplish historic preservation and safety improvements in their buildings and is available to commercial buildings in Port Townsend's downtown and uptown commercial historic districts.

Download the application from for more information. Forms also are available at the Main Street office in the Mount Baker Block Building, 211 Taylor St., second floor, Suite 3.

Completed applications must be returned to the Port Townsend Main Street Program office.

KONP talk guests

PORT ANGELES — Here is this week's schedule for the 1:05 p.m. to 2 p.m. local talk show segment on KONP radio, at 1450 AM, 101.7 FM and on the Internet outside the Port Angeles area.

Station General Manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Monday through Thursday segments.

This week's scheduled lineup:

Monday: Master Gardeners Judy English, Bill Wrobel and Jeanette Stehr-Green.

Tuesday: Tiffany Lambert, Olympic Medical Center women's imaging supervisor, discusses the new 3-D mammography system.

Wednesday: Port Angeles City Manager Dan McKeen.

Thursday: In the first segment, the Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic's WOW! Working on Wellness forum speaker Dr. Kip Tulin talks about “Wheezin' and Squeezin': Asthma and Inhaler Use.”

In the second segment, Cindy Kochanek, administrative assistant for the city of Port Angeles Parks and Recrecreation Department, and Michael Knight, a Michael Jackson impersonator who will be doing a fundraising “Unbreakable” concert in Port Angeles.

Last modified: March 29. 2014 10:02PM
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