BUSINESS BRIEFS: Surprise donations received … and other items

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap Bank made a surprise donation to five North Olympic Peninsula nonprofits, as part of the bank’s Making a Difference For Our Community Program.

In total $15,000 was distributed to 19 nonprofits which were notified on Feb. 14.

For every hour that bank employees volunteered in 2017, the bank donated money to a non-profit of their choice.

Employees volunteered more than 4,100 hours, the bank said in a news release.

The non-profits that are benefiting from Kitsap Bank’s Making a Difference For Our Community Program are:

• Bainbridge Island: Housing Resources Bainbridge.

• Belfair: Faith in Action.

• Bremerton: Holly Ridge Center, Kitsap Mental Health, Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County, Great Peninsula Conservancy, Coffee Oasis, and Meals on Wheels Kitsap.

• Gig Harbor: Harbor Wildwatch.

• Port Angeles: Olympic Peninsula Humane Society, Peninsula Behavioral Health, and Habitat of Humanity of Clallam County.

• Port Townsend: Dove House Advocacy Services, and Jumping Mouse.

• Poulsbo: Martha & Mary Health & Rehab Center, and North Kitsap Fishline.

• Seattle: Virginia Mason Foundation.

• Silverdale: Kitsap Humane Society.

• Tacoma: Habitat for Humanity of Tacoma-Pierce County.

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 onKONP 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: Clallam County chief criminal deputy prosecutor Michelle Devlin with Danetta Rutten, retiredjuvenile probation officer, discuss an upcoming public training called “De-Mystifying the Courtroom/Civics101”.

Drew Herman and Dr. Leo Leonard from the Sequim-Port Angeles Coast Guard Auxiliary flotilla will bediscussing upcoming boating classes and vessel safety checks.

Tuesday: Orthopedic Surgeons and brothers Drs. Lorin and Dustin Larson from the Olympic MedicalCenter.

Playwright and author Rebecca Redshaw discusses two upcoming plays, “A Conversation with HattieMcDaniel” and “Hazel Speaks,” in celebration of International Women’s Month. Hazel Wolf was raised on theOlympic Peninsula and was a major force in establishing ecology protections and the Audobon Society,frequently speaking before the U.S. Congress.

Wednesday: Port Angeles City Manager Dan McKeen.

Thursday: Members of the Port Angeles High School band boosters discuss their upcoming Trivia Nightfundraiser. The boosters raise money for scholarships and trips.

Clallam County Sheriff’s Department Undersheriff Ron Cameron with Lorraine Shore, administrativeassistant, discuss the county’s new Code Red alert system.

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