Business briefs

Organic gardening supply store open
Earth CPR Supplies, now at 65 Hooker Road, Sequim, sells organic gardening supplies. Owner Wanda Horst started the business in 2007, the letters “CPR” standing for “Conserving, Preserving, Restoring.” Products include organic fertilizers and liquid soil amendments; information and guidance are free. Earth CPR is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Call ahead at 683-8426.

Extended Lunch Hours at Alder Wood Bistro
Alder Wood Bistro, 139 W. Alder St., Sequim, has extended its lunch hours. The bistro is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and
5-9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. It is closed Sunday and Monday. Call 683-4321.

Ghere joins Quarry
Tile specialist Dan Ghere has joined The Quarry, 833 E. Front St., Port Angeles, to head up the tile division. Ghere has more than 20 years of experience in the stone and tile business.
The Quarry has been supplying cultured and natural stone, wall block, pavers and masonry supplies to landscapers and masons for the past year. It is open to the public
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 417-8397 or visit or

Premium pet food launch at Best Friend
Best Friend Nutrition hosts customers and their dogs from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at 680 W. Washington St., Sequim, to launch its Natures Logic line of pet food for dogs and cats. Samples, coupons and a drawing for free products are planned.

Henery’s spring hours
Henery’s Garden Center has new spring hours. Henery’s is now open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-
4 p.m. Sunday. Henery’s is at 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, on the corner of Sequim Avenue and Old Olympic Highway. Call 683-6969.

Ribbon-cutting social for North Star Concierge, LLC
The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts a ribbon-cutting for North Star Concierge, LLC, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the Sequim Visitor Information Center, 1192 E. Washington St. North Star owners Catherine Van Os and Vicki Anderson will be available to speak about their services. Call them at 360-797-1217 or visit

Roofing open house
Hartnagel Building Supply hosts a roofing open house 11 a.m-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 3111 Highway 101 East, Port Angeles.
Five local roofing contractors will be on hand to meet with the public to answer questions about residential and commercial roofing projects, present samples of different types of composite and metal roofing, and discuss energy rebates for reroofing projects.
Events include a tour of Hartnagel’s in-store custom metal shop. Call 417-8387.

Humphreys in NTA leadership role
Damian Humphreys of Wirta Hospitality Worldwide in Sequim has been appointed by National Tour Association board chairman Cathy Greteman to serve on the NTA’s 2011 Convention Task Force. The international association for travel professionals meets in Las Vegas, Nev., this year.  

Blue Whole Gallery renovation
The Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., Sequim, will close for renovations Feb.16-27. The gallery reopens Monday, Feb.28. Join the artists for a grand re-opening celebration at the First Friday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 4. Call 681-6033.

Vision Landscape Nursery reopens
Vision Landscape Nursery, 131 Kitchen-Dick Road,
Sequim, re-opened after a winter holiday. Winter hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. The nursery is closed on Mondays. Call 683-2855, e-mail or visit

SERVPRO moves up a notch
SERVPRO of Clallam and Jefferson County earned the eighth spot in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2011 Franchise 500 ranking, moving up one place from its 2010 ranking.
The disaster recovery and restoration franchise company also placed first in its category for the eighth consecutive year. The company was founded in 1967.
Call 683-0773.

Pork, beef available at The Red Rooster
Locally raised and pastured, hormone- and antibiotic-free pork is available by the individual cut at The Red Rooster Grocery, Sequim. Cuts include bacon, ground pork, rib and loin chops and spareribs. Roasts and ham hocks are available upon request.
The store also carries grass-fed, hormone- and antibiotic-free beef from Clark Farms. Cuts include ground beef, fajita and stew meat, flat iron and flank steaks, skirt steaks, T-bone steaks and rib steaks.
Call 681-2004 or visit

Excel class offered
“Excel Spreadsheets: Survey and Advanced Topics” is the subject of a computer class from 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 19, at The Center, 144 Tripp Road, Sequim.
The class is the first in a scheduled series by Tom Pitre, educator and trainer.
Free coffee and tea and fast wireless are provided. Bring a laptop if available.
The class fee is $9.95.
To attend, send an e-mail with the subject line, “Center Classes” to

Free workshop on saving for the future
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans hosts a free workshop, “Finding Money to Save,” at
6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 132 E. 13th St., Port Angeles. Part of the “More than Money Matters” series, the workshop is presented by Stephen Moser, financial associate with Thrivent.
A complimentary soup supper will be served before the workshop and child care is available.
To register, call Stephen Moser at 681-8882 or e-mail by Feb. 18.

Combat fraud and identity theft
First Federal offers a free business education seminar about protecting individuals and small businesses from fraud and identity theft at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at 333 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.
The presentation includes a light meal and a beverage. Call 683-3886.

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