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Free business tax workshop set
The Washington State Department of Revenue hosts a free workshop for new and small business owners from 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, July 19, at the Clallam Transit System Conference Room, 830 West Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
Participants will learn about Washington excise taxes, reporting classifications, deductions, tax incentives, sales tax collection and record-keeping requirements. An informal setting allows participants to ask questions specific to their businesses and all receive a workbook and reference guide to department rules and regulations.
To register, visit the Department of Revenue website at or call 417-9900.



Peninsula Awards & Trophies hours
Peninsula Awards & Trophies, 241 E. Washington St., Sequim, will be closed for vacation Friday, July 15, through Monday, July 25.
Regular store hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday will resume Aug. 1. Call 683-8842.


Peony Farm parade goes on
Peony Farm’s “Peonies on Parade” continues through July 16 because of delayed blooming.
The flowers can be seen 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday at 2204 Happy Valley Road, Sequim.
Call 360-808-4099 or visit or



Local Sears named ‘Premier Dealer’
The Port Angeles Sears Hometown Store, 520 S. Lincoln St., has been named a 2011 Sears Hometown Store Premier Dealer, an annual award given for customer service, store performance and community involvement. Locally owned by Mary Galvin and Sandi Frantz, the store is eligible for a Premier Dealer event, in which customers receive an extra 10 percent discount. Call 457-9481.



Jones joins Performance Systems Integration
Art Jones has joined the Olympic Peninsula team of Performance Systems Integration, specializing in life safety systems technology for public agencies and private companies. Jones has worked in the field on the peninsula for 25 years. PSI’s local office, 71 Ruth’s Place, Carlsborg, can be reached at 681-8971.

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