BRIEFLY — Lavender event seeks volunteers . . . and other news in brief

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Farm tour, fair seeking volunteers

SEQUIM — The Lavender Farm Tour & Fair is looking for volunteers for their upcoming event Lavender Weekend, July 18-20.

Lavender ambassadors primarily greet the public, provide information or sell tickets.

They can choose to work at one of seven locations: Purple Haze Lavender, Jardin du Soleil Lavender, Olympic Lavender, Washington Lavender, Lost Mountain Lavender, the fair at Carrie Blake Park or the Sequim Lavender Welcome Center presented by 7 Cedars Casino.

Additional opportunities exist at the fair in the park.

In exchange for four or more hours of service during the weekend, lavender ambassadors receive a free farm tour ticket and a T-shirt. Those who work hours above and beyond will receive more, including an invitation to a buffet sponsored by Nourish.

All volunteers are asked to attend a training session the week prior to the event.

Anyone interested in becoming a lavender ambassador can email or phone 360-681-7532.

$3,000 donation

PORT ANGELES — D.A. Davidson & Co. has donated $3,000 to the Port Angeles Symphony’s Adventures in Music Program school project.

“With our support of the Port Angeles Symphony, we are pleased to strengthen our commitment to helping communities become better places and know that this contribution will have a meaningful impact here in Clallam County,” said Kurt Anderson, senior vice president and assistant branch manager for D.A. Davidson & Co.’s Port Angeles office.

Adventures in Music is a collaborative project of the orchestra with five school districts in Clallam County and provides live performing arts programs during the school year for all elementary students.

Supporting curriculum materials provided to teachers offer lesson plans and suggestions for integrating arts into other curriculum areas.

Through this program, the orchestra can provide free admissions to the families of every elementary child to all of the five Saturday morning concerts of the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra.

For more information, phone 360-457-5579 or visit

Celebration is planned at bank

PORT ANGELES — The Union Bank branch at 1212 E. First St. will hold a community thank- you event next Monday through Friday to commemorate Union Bank’s 150th anniversary.

On Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., light appetizers from Next Door Gastropub and cake will be served.

In addition, the first 50 people stopping by to celebrate with the branch team will receive a gift.

For more information about Union Bank, visit

Last modified: July 01. 2014 6:07PM
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