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Olympic Cellars partners nonprofit
Olympic Cellars joins nonprofit The GirlFriend Factor on March 21 to sponsor “A Wine, Chocolate and Shoes” reception at Fashion Week El Paseo in Palm Desert, Calif. In return, GFF’s first out-of-state Go Girl Grant will go to a motivated woman who has returned to school at Peninsula College. For information, visit,

Carlsborg Chiropractic Center’s new hours
The newly remodeled Carlsborg Chiropractic Center, 863 Carlsborg Road, Suite C, Sequim, has changed office hours. Hours are 1-7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday; and 1-6 p.m. Friday. The office is closed on Thursday. Call 683-4824.

McComb staffers complete workshop
Cindy Pemberton and Joella Cary of McComb Gardens attended the WSU Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety Education Workshop II — Plant Health and Abiotic Diseases — Feb. 9 at UW Center for Urban Horticulture. All staff at McComb Gardens are IPM certified or certification students.

Roberts completes commercial class
Dewyn Roberts of JACE The Real Estate Company in Port Angeles has completed a commercial property management course at the Rockwell Institute in Bellevue. Roberts is expanding her background of property management and sales to include commercial property and business sales.

Sumpter earns certification
Gail Sumpter, a managing broker at Blue Sky Real Estate in Sequim, has earned short sales and foreclosure resource certification from the National Association of Realtors. Sumpter can be reached at 683-3900 or

Vegetable gardening class
Henery’s Garden Center hosts a free class on basic vegetable gardening at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim. Call to reserve a place at 683-6969.

Free seminar on landscape design
Landscape designer, nurseryman and educator Don Marshall presents “Successful Landscape Design” at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim.
The seminar is free; seating is limited.

Quality Inn & Suites wins award
Quality Inn & Suites Sequim,  134 River Road, Sequim, has received a 2010 Platinum Hospitality Award from its franchisor, Choice Hotels International, Inc.
The hotel is one of only three hotels within the state of Washington and one of 27 hotels out of 1,369 Quality locations to receive “Platinum Award” status.

Riffle named as partner
Christopher J. Riffle is a new partner in the Platt Irwin Law Firm. A 1993 graduate of Port Angeles High School, Riffle earned a bachelor’s degree in history and sociology from the University of Washington in 1998 and graduated the University of Nebraska College of Law with high distinction in 2006.  His areas of practice include real property, corporate law, estate planning and probate law, and civil litigation.

Protein and milk myths presented
Dr. Leslie Van Romer, chiropractor, speaker and author, presents her free monthly motivational health presentation, “Warning! 6 Protein & Milk Myths That are Hazardous to Your Looks (and Health)” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, at Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Call 683-8844 or e-mail for reservations.

Shop open Saturday
The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s thrift shop, 204 West Bell Street, Sequim, will be open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 5. All white tagged items are half price. Volunteers and donations invited. Call 683-7044.

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