NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim schools chief to meet with public Feb. 2 … and other items

SEQUIM — People with questions about the Sequim School District can meet with Superintendent Gary Neal from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 2.

Neal will be at the Sequim YMCA Lounge at 610 N. Fifth Ave.

Those who are new to Sequim, who have questions about school funding in Washington state, who want to know more about levy propositions on the Feb. 14 ballot or with any other questions are invited to join Neal.

This event is co-hosted by Annette Hanson Poor.

Community support

SEQUIM — The Human Services Emergency Fund distributed through Sequim Police Department continues to grow and support those in need.

After nine months, the city has received donations of $7,600 and used about $1,500, Bush said.

Police have helped 65 individuals, including 19 individual adults and 13 families, in 32 instances ranging from providing food, gas and lodging vouchers to shoes during the recent snowfall.

Through the community group Sequim Cares, the police help provide these services for those with an immediate need. Service also is coordinated through different agencies to ensure support isn’t abused.

To donate to the fund, send checks to the “City of Sequim” at 152 W. Cedar St., Sequim, WA 98382, with the memo line “Human Services Emergency Fund.”

For questions, call the Sequim Police Department at 360-683-7227.

New agent

SEQUIM — Magdalena Bassett has recently joined RE/MAX Prime.

Bassett has four years of experience in local real estate and a long career in the marketing and advertising industry.

She can be reached at the RE/MAX Prime office, 901 W. Washington St. by calling 360-683-1500 or 360-460-9393 (cell).

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