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Zaccardo elected to board
Jennifer Zaccardo was elected to the board of directors of First Federal.
Zaccardo is a certified public accountant and manages the Forks branch of Baker, Overby & Moore.
She has been with the firm since 1983. A native of Washington, she holds bachelor’s degrees in forestry and  business administration from the University of Washington.

Nicholas joins Paragon Dermatology
Physician assistant Melissa Nicholas joined Paragon Dermatology, 558 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim.
Nicholas relocated from the Houston, Texas, area, where she trained at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.
She will see established patients, perform cosmetic procedures and assist Dr. Agniezka Niemeyer with surgeries. Call 681-6900.

Carlsborg Chiropractic Center collects
Carlsborg Chiropractic and Carlsborg Massage are teaming up to collect items for the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society through March.
Bleach, Dawn dish soap, food, toys, large garbage bags, paper towels, non-clumping litter and postage stamps are needed.
Items can be dropped off at 863 Carlsborg Road, Suite C.
Office hours are 1-7 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, and 1-6 p.m. Friday. The office is closed on Thursdays.
Call 683-4824.

Lawn care seminar

Chris Sexton-Smith presents “The Care & Feeding of Lawns” at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim.
Subjects include water conservation, organic fertilizers and the maintenance of a healthy green lawn.
Sexton-Smith is an instructor of horticulture at Lake Washington Technical College, a certified professional horticulturist and a licensed pesticide applicator. He has a degree in ecology and is a proponent of an organic/non-chemical approach to gardening. The seminar is free. Call 681-2827.

Basics of berries class

Henery’s Garden Center hosts a free class on growing berries at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12.
Taught by R.T. Ball of Evergreen Enterprises, the class covers the basics of how, when and where to grow a variety of berries and small fruit. Call to reserve a place at 683-6969.

McComb Gardens changing hours

McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim, will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. starting Sunday, March 13.
The nursery is open every day.   
Visit, e-mail or call 681-2827.

Jewelry-making class offered

A wire-wrap pendant class with jewelry designer Paulette Hill is from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 15 and March 22, at R&T Crystals, 158 E. Bell St., Sequim. Fee of $25 covers all materials; tools are provided. Preregister at 681-5087.

Wine society hosts dinner
The Olympic Peninsula Enological Society hosts a wine dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at Bella Italia, 118 E. First St., Port Angeles.
A four-course dinner is paired with five wines, featuring three top Malbecs, a red wine from Argentina. The Malbecs are available for purchase.
Reservations, $55 for members and $65 for guests, are due March 17. Mail checks to OPES, PO Box 4081, Sequim, WA 98382. Call 681-3757.

Cooking classes
Oven Spoonful cooking classes are scheduled from 5:30-
8 p.m. Tuesdays through March 29 at The Orchards on Fourteenth, near the end of West 14th Street, off “N” St. in Port Angeles.
Classes are $35 per person and include a free recipe booklet. Visit or call 360-460-1849.

Training in system assessment offered
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance presents a day-long course on the Pumping System Assessment Tool from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, in the Peninsula Room at the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St., Port Angeles. The PSAT is designed to help improve pumping system efficiency and measure potential savings opportunities.
Cost of the training is $139.
For information or to register, call 888-720-6823, visit or e-mail
Co-sponsors include the City of Port Angeles, Clallam County PUD, Puget Sound Energy and Washington State University Extension Energy Program.

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