BUSINESS BRIEFS: Visitor Bureau grants available … and other items

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is accepting applications for its second round of 2018 Tourism Enhancement Grants.

The bureau has $28,000 in funds allotted for qualified projects focusing on Clallam County tourism promotion remaining.

The application deadline is Monday, April 2. Applications, as well as their respective submission guidelines and information, can be accessed online by visiting

The board will consider and review applications Wednesday, April 18.

Funds for this grant program are derived from revenue generated by the hotel-motel tax on lodging facilities in unincorporated Clallam County, according to a news release.

Lodging tax revenue is designated for the promotion of tourism to encourage long-term economic growth through tourism-related projects or events that attract overnight guests to the destination, according to the release.

For more information, call Marsha Massey at 360-452-8552.

Schedule of KONP weekly 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: Master Gardeners Judy English, Jeanette Stehr Green and Bill Wrobel take calls from listeners.

Tuesday: Local musicians Doug Parent and Gene Staschuk from the duo “Nickles and Dimes” talk abouttheir upcoming CD release party at Studio Bob.

Wednesday: Norm Goodin discusses the “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” event.

Thursday: Kevin Hoult, Certified Business Advisor with North Peninsula Small Business DevelopmentCenter, discusses “Scams, Shams and Swindles — Bad deals, bad ideas and bad people that can hurt yourbusiness.”

Mary Benavidez from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) discusses a free “Family to Family” series ofclasses to help support and educate caregivers of those with mental illness.

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