Business briefs

Hospital Guild thrift shop
Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s thrift shop, 204 W. Bell St., will be open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19.
Holiday decorations, home accessories, warm clothing and holiday dishware will be available. Call 683-7044 for information about volunteering or consigning items.

HOWL launches food event

The nonprofit HOWL (Helping Others with Life) hosts a MOON Party to launch its project to supply food for needy people on weekends. The event is from noon-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the group’s main office and store, 230 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles.
HOWL also opens its thrift store Nov. 10. Call 360-567-6004 or e-mail

McComb Gardens

Jane Stewart and Neil Burkhardt of McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim, attended the fall meeting of Northwest Nursery Buyers Association in October. The meeting of independent nurseries included a large vendor show, introduction of new plants and hard goods.  
Call 681-2827, visit or e-mail

Aston completes climbing training
Matthew Aston, landscape gardener at Clark Horticultural organic landscape management, recently received a certificate in tree climbing, fall protection and work positioning after completing courses with Arboriculture Canada in Vancouver, B.C. The courses teach safety requirements of working in trees as well as climbing techniques and work positioning.
For more information, call Clark Horticultural at 360-460-9178 or visit

New owners for Jardin du Soleil

Paul and Jordan Schiefen are the new owners of Jardin du Soleil lavender farm, 3932 Sequim-Dungeness Way,
They took over ownership of the farm from Pam and Randy Nicholson in early September and reopened the farm store. Winter hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Visit or call 582-1185.

Bert joins Evergreen Family Village
Karen Bert is the new family support specialist for Evergreen Family Village, 2201 W. 18th St., Port Angeles.
The village is a Serenity House of Clallam County transitional housing program designed to help homeless families with children achieve self-sufficiency.
“I missed the interaction of parents and kids,” said Bert. “Evergreen Family Village suits me well.”

Wind Rose sets winter hours
Wind Rose Cellars, 155 W. Cedar St., Suite B, Sequim, has set its winter hours for November and December: 4-7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Or call 360-358-5469 to arrange a private tasting (minimum of 6 people.)

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