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Estate preservation workshop set
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans hosts a free workshop on estate preservation, “Estate Strategy Essentials,” from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., Sequim. To register, call Thrivent Financial at 681-8882 or e-mail stephen.moser@thrivent.com. A complimentary light lunch will be served.

Accounting seminar offered for LMPs
Licensed massage practitioners can earn continuing education units at a seminar held by the Olympic Peninsula Massage Group from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 12, in the Fairshter Room, Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. A $5 donation is suggested. RSVP to Darla Workman, darla@willowmt.com or 417-5257. For more information, call Washke’s office, 452-5334.

Desserts benefit farmers market
On Saturday, May 12, the Port Angeles Farmers Market hosts its second annual Decadent Dessert Silent Auction and Fundraiser to help raise funds for ongoing market operations. The auction, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., is in the Gateway Pavilion at Front and Lincoln streets in Port Angeles. EBT and credit/debit cards accepted. Call 460-0361 for more information.

Speaker matches nutrition, energy
Chiropractor, nutritional practitioner, author and educator Dr. Frank Springob speaks on “Matching the Energy Signature of Food to the Energy Signature of the Individual” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Nash’s Farm Store, 4681
Sequim-Dungeness Way. Free and open to the public.

Spring hours
McComb Gardens, 751 McComb Road, Sequim, has changed to spring/summer hours: The nursery and its botanical display gardens are open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. every day.

McFall joins Gellor Insurance as partner
Michelle McFall has become an owner/partner with Gellor Insurance Inc. and will head up marketing and sales for the firm. A Port Angeles native, she has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. She served with Gellor previously as Sequim office manager and as personal lines manager and also was an appraiser for Clallam County.
Gellor has offices in Sequim (248 W. Washington St.) and Port Angeles.

Nash’s Farm Store accepts EBT
Nash’s Farm Store, 4681 Sequim-Dungeness Way, now accepts Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards for the Basic Food Program. EBT cards work like debit cards and have replaced the Food Stamps program. Visit www.dshs.wa.gov/default.shtm for more about the program. Nash’s Farm Store is open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

First Federal prizes at Nationwide Open House
Ron and Norma Shaeffer won the Sequim Open House Weekend gift basket, in the drawing for the North Olympic Peninsula Nationwide Open House Event in April. Ed Sumpter of Blue Sky Realty received a $50 gift certificate to the Moon Palace restaurant in a separate drawing for location hosts. Both prizes were provided by First Federal.

Ayala Farms joins market
Ayala Farms has joined the Port Angeles Farmers Market at the Gateway Pavilion on Front and Lincoln streets. With land in the Yakima Valley, Ayala Farms provides fruits and vegetables that can’t be grown in Clallam County. The Farmers Market is open Saturdays year-round from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Workshop on change offered
Catherine Mich, owner of Heart and Soul Works in Sequim, offers a four-session workshop on “Demystifying Change and Those Tricky Transitions” at the Fabric of Life store, 523 Main St., Edmonds. For more information, e-mail Cath@Terrific-Transitions.com.
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