Business briefs

Sequim stylist opens Port Angeles salon
Jacy Tolliver, of Sequim, recently opened Allure Hair Design in Port Angeles at 618 E. Front St. Tolliver, a hair stylist for three years, said Allure is a full-service salon and she specializes in hair color. A ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 21 marked the grand opening of the salon. Tolliver managed the Port Angeles Smart Style salon for 15 months. For more information or to make an appointment, call Tolliver at 461-6777. Walk-ins also are welcome.

First Federal hosts investment seminar
First Federal hosts an after-hours seminar, “Investing in a Low Interest Rate Environment,” from 6-7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 22, at the Sequim Avenue branch, 333 N. Sequim Ave. Financial consultant Travis Berglund presents alternative strategies for income in today’s marketplace.
The seminar is free and includes a light meal and beverage. Reserve a space by calling 683-3886.

Hartnagel sponsors roofing open house
Hartnagel Building Supply, 3111 E. Highway 101, Port Angeles, hosts a free Roofing Day open house from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Local roofing professionals from Advanced Construction and Roofing, Diamond Roofing, Earth Tech Construction, Emerald Roofing and S-N-S Roofing will answer questions about residential and commercial roofing, torch down, flat roofs and skylights and display roofing samples. Call Steve Hoskins, 452-8933, for more information.
Learn to combat plant pests and diseases
Peninsula Nurseries hosts a free seminar, “Recognizing Pests and Diseases,” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.
R.T. Ball of Evergreen Enterprises covers how to recognize and control pests and diseases on fruit trees.
Peninsula Nurseries is at 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, in Sequim. Call 681-7953.

Free home-remodeling class at Around Again
Designer Michael Hall and contractor Brad Griffin team up to teach “From Kitchens to Man Caves,” a free class on home remodeling, from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Around Again, 22 Gilbert Road, Sequim.
Registration is required for the free class. Sign up at Around Again or call 683-7862.

Home Depot holds job fair
The Home Depot will hold a job fair from 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce, 1192 E. Washington St., Sequim. For more information, call 683-6197.

Orchard society sponsors pruning workshop
Olympic Orchard Society, in association with McComb Gardens, presents a pruning workshop at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3, at McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim.
Landscape professional Gordon Clark, a certified horticulturist and arborist, will demonstrate pruning fruit trees.
The program is open to the public. For information call Marilyn Couture, 681-3036, or Erik Simpson, 683-6684.

Learn successful landscape design
Don Marshall presents a free seminar, “Successful Landscape Design,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Seating is limited.
An educator, landscape designer and nurseryman, Marshall established one of the outstanding horticulture programs in Washington and is the director of the environmental horticulture program at Lake Washington Technical College. His book “Northwest Home Landscaping” will be available.

Ruth Marcus hosts Sunday Writing Salon
Ruth Marcus, published author, writers’ coach, and retired columnist, hosts a writing salon from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at the West Wind Manor in Carlsborg. The salon encourages writers to give voice to their stories with contemplative time, spontaneous writing and thoughtful feedback. To register, visit or call 681-2205 for fee information.

Free financial planning seminar set
The Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim, hosts the financial planning seminar “Doing Well by Doing Good,” from 3:30-5 p.m. and again from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15. Certified Financial Planner James D. Hallett discusses sound practices for doing well financially by harnessing the power of charitable giving.
To register for either session, call Julie Jackson, 683-1355, or e-mail

Lewicki marks 20 years with Ameriprise Financial
Sequim businessman Leonard Lewicki is celebrating his 20th year with Ameriprise Financial. He has been in financial services for 39 years, since his graduation from the University of Illinois College of Law. With offices in Sequim and Bellevue, Lewicki was named by Seattle Magazine as a Five-Star Wealth Manager in 2011. Lewicki is active in local organizations and is president of the board of directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula.
He can be reached in Sequim at 582-3168.

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