BUSINESS BRIEFS: First Federal to host first of four seminars Tuesday … and other items

PORT ANGELES — First Federal will host its first of four seminars from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Christopher J. Riffle will present “Structuring Your Business Model” at the Downtown Business Solutions Center, located at 141 W. First St.

Riffle will cover sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, corporations, an overview of business structures, making sense of business model options, understanding differences between model options as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each business model.

Seating is limited for this event, so those interested are advised to reserve a spot in advance.

To place a reservation, phone 360-417-3204.

New franchise location

BREMERTON — Teresa Murphy has established a franchise of Caring Transistions, a business that specializes in senior relocation and transistion services.

Caring Transistions of Kitsap Clallam will serve Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Kingston, Poulsbo, Silverdale, Bremerton and other surrounding areas.

“Caring Transistions is unique because we handle every aspect of the move; there’s no need to call four or five different companies to make it happen,” Murphy said.

Prior to opening her business, Murphy worked in the food and beverage industry for more than 30 years.

She is a certified relocation and transition specialist.

For more information, contact Murphy at 360-504-0287 or, or visit

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: Karen Hogan, creative director; Tavin Dotson, student at Peninsula College and stage manager for the production; and Tia Stephens, PC alum and actress for the upcoming “Find Your Voice” Festival.

Second segment: Local Author Linda Myers of the Olympic Peninsula Authors group discusses an upcoming event where seven local authors are conducting a reading and book-signing event.

Tuesday: Clallam County Fire District No. 2 Fire Chief, Sam Phillips and a Port Angeles Rotary member discuss the fire district and Rotary Club’s partnership in distributing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to needy members of the community.

Second segment: Tim Bruce, planner with developmental disabilities at Clallam County Health & Human Services discusses the annual hiring event, which helps people with developmental disabilities find jobs.

Wednesday: Linda Klinefelter discusses the upcoming Sequim Soroptomist Garden Show.

Second segment: Tuttie Peetz discusses the Olympic Driftwood Sculptors’ annual art show.

Third segment: Rachele Brown, education manager at the Feiro Marine Life Center, and Port Angeles students Nathan Ganzborn and Jakobee Ellis discuss the national robotics competition and fundraising efforts to get the team to Atlanta.

Thursday: Clallam County commissioners.

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