BUSINESS BRIEFS — Small-business tax workshop July 22 in Port Angeles . . . and other local business items

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Revenue is hosting a free workshop for new and small-business owners in the Clallam Transit System conference room, 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 22.

Participants can learn about state excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements.

Attendees will receive a workbook and a reference guide to the department's rules and regulations.

To register, phone 360-417-9900 or visit

For more information, contact Rick Stedman at 360-705-6624 or

Professor named

ROLLA, Mo. — Deborah Rambo Sinn has been named the Distinguished Professor in Humanities at the Missouri University of Science and Technology for the spring term of 2015.

Sinn will teach a course on the mechanics of music and present four public lectures and performances.

She was chosen from a field of applicants from arts, philosophy and modern languages for this year's award.

Sinn has given concerts and master classes on four continents and has taught students from more than 14 countries.

In 2004, she founded the Olympic Music School in Sequim.

She is the author of Playing Beyond the Notes: A Pianist's Guide to Musical Interpretation and is working on two additional books.

Additionally, she maintains an active performing schedule as a soloist and chamber musician.

Long-term planning

SEQUIM — The New York Life Insurance Co. will present a special session focusing on maximizing social security and long-term financial planning at the LARC Gallery, 425 E. Washington St., from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29.

A question-and-answer session will follow.

Admission is free.

Lupe Ramirez Teel, a producer for the company, will conduct the presentation and be available for questions as well as scheduling personal appointments.

For more information, phone Teel at 360-216-6652 or 360-379-4993, or email her at

'Eye-washing' clinic

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Labor & Industries is offering an “eye-washing" workshop to help employers understand and respond to eye emergencies.

This free workshop is designed to help employers who have potential employee exposure to corrosive, strong irritants or toxic chemicals.

The workshop will be at the L&I office, 1605 E. Front St., Suite C, from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

Online registration is required. Registrations can be done by phoning 800-574-2829 or emailing

The reference course number is 3-200-0008.

For more information, phone 800-574-2829 or visit

Last modified: July 12. 2014 8:54PM
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