Business briefs

‘Mompreneurs’ on Facebook
Shop & Play Olympic Peninsula has added a new Facebook page to its network called Mompreneur Olympic Peninsula. A “mompreneur” is a business owner who actively balances the roles of being a mother and an entrepreneur. The page encourages local mompreneurs to introduce themselves, promote their businesses and support each other. Men are welcome, too.
Contact Carissa Throop at 360-670-1530 or e-mail shop
Scholar speaks on George Washington
Peter A. Lillback, author of “George Washington’s Sacred Fire,” speaks on Washington’s life and faith beginning at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at the George Washington Inn, 939 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles. The event is free with purchase, at reduced rate, of Lillback’s book. A continental breakfast and light lunch are served. Registration required at 452-5207.

Thrift store open Saturday

The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s thrift shop at 204 W. Bell St. in Sequim will be open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 19.
Available items include home accessories. White-tagged items will be half price. Call 683-7044.

Bistro extends lunch hours

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

Purdy discusses business planning
Kathleen Purdy, director of the Olympic Peninsula Regional Small Business Development Center, discusses successful business planning at First Federal’s free business education seminars this month.
Seminars begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Sequim Village Marketplace, 1201 W. Washington St., Sequim; and
6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Port Angeles Eastside Branch, 1603 E. First St., Port Angeles. A light meal is provided. Call 683-7935 or 417-3204.

Wire-wrap jewelry class

Jewelry designer Paulette Hill teaches a class on making wire-wrap pendants from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at R&T Crystals, 158 E. Bell St., Sequim. Fee of $25 covers all materials; tools are provided. Preregistration is required. Call 681-5087.

Toyotas for nonprofits
One hundred vehicles will be given away over 100 days based on daily voting on Toyota’s Facebook page, Registered 501c(3) organizations are invited to apply online by March 21. Public voting begins on May 9.

Physician’s research published
Pulmonologist Gur Raj Deol, M.D., of Olympic Medical Physicians Specialty Clinic in Sequim, published in the January issue of “CHEST,” the journal of the American College of Chest Medicine. Research for “Ultrasound Accurately Reflects the Jugular Venous Examination but Underestimates Central Venous Pressure” was done during a pulmonary and critical care fellowship.
Deol completed his fellowship training at the University of Iowa Medical Center - Iowa City and joined OMP in July 2010. He sees patients in Sequim and Port Angeles and provides pulmonary and critical care services to inpatients at Olympic Memorial Hospital in Port Angeles.



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