NEWS BRIEFS: NOLS meeting set for today … and other items

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System Board of Trustees will hold a second public hearing on the library’s draft 2017 operating budget during the board’s regular meeting, slated for today.

The public is invited to attend the 5:30 p.m. meeting at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

The library’s budget for 2016 was $3,919,790, and the proposed budget for 2017 is $4,123,753.

Members of the public are encouraged to share their thoughts at the board meeting.

Opinions also can be shared by calling Library Director Margaret Jakubcin at 360-417-8500, ext. 7714, by emailing, or by visiting the library website at and selecting “Board and Administration.”

Wenner food drive

PORT ANGELES — Wenner-Davis & Associates Insurance will hold its third annual food drive now through Dec. 20 to benefit the Port Angeles Food Bank.

Donations can be dropped off at 102 E. First St., Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Those who donate will have a chance to win one of two gift cards.

Additional information may be found at

PA financial adviser gets recognition

PORT ANGELES — Casi Fors, an independent LPL financial adviser at Fors Financial Consulting PS, was named to LPL’s Director’s Club.

This distinction is based on annual production among approximately 14,000 advisers registered nationwide.

“Director’s Club advisers exemplify leadership in the financial industry and in their communities,” said Andy Kalbaugh, managing director and divisional president of LPL Business Consulting and Relationship Management.

“We congratulate Casi Fors on this distinct achievement, which represents not only an elite level of success but a commitment to superior service and to helping clients prosper and pursue their financial goals.”

Fors is affiliated with LPL and provides access to independent financial planning services, investment advice and asset management services to clients in the Northwest Region.

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