BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Townsend Main Street Program featured by governor; PA producer certified in insurance

OLYMPIA — Port Townsend members from the state Main Street Program were featured in Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent ResultsWA meeting.

The meeting focused on the state’s goal of maintaining rural employment at or above 19.3 percent of statewide employment through 2020, according to a news release.

Allyson Brooks, Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation; Mari Mullen, executive director of the Port Townsend Main Street Program; and Scott Rogers, program board member and owner of Aldrich’s Market and Dogs-A-Foot, participated at the meeting.

During the meeting, Port Townsend program members provided input on some of the economic challenges business owners face in a rural area.

Rogers and Mullen reported on how the program supports small businesses through targeted promotions,

low-interest loan programs, historic preservation efforts and educational sessions.

For more information, visit ptmainstreet.org.

For information about the state Main Street

Program, visit www.preservewa.org.

PA producer certified in insurance

PORT ANGELES — Insurance producer Darcey Beck successfully completed the Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Elite designation from the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.

Beck is employed at the Port Angeles-based insurance agency Wenner-Davis & Associates.

To earn the designation, Beck attended nine courses in Bellingham, Seattle, Tukwila and Tacoma that covered all areas of insurance risks and exposures, followed by extensive examinations on each course, according to a news release.

The CISR Elite designation is awarded by the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives to those who pass all examinations at the initial time of examination.

For more information, call 360-457-4441.

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