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Blondie's Plate servers (from left) Ferrol Pemberton, Laurie Joslin, Maggie McDougal, Hannah Hoffmaster and Nicole Brown
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Camaraderie Cellars receives patent

Don Corson, winemaker/owner of Camaraderie Cellars in Port Angeles announces that the U.S. Patent Office issued U.S. Patent 8,714,383 for his innovative wine barrel closure. The patent is directed to a compound bung-type stopper assembly for wine and spirits barrels, featuring a glass body and a disposable elastomeric end-cup that conforms to barrel opening irregularities. The patented glass bungs were featured on the cover of the 2014 Washington State Wine Guide.

Buren becomes fitness coach

Marcus Buren of Anytime Fitness in Sequim recently passed all requirements for his Personal Fitness Trainer Certification through the American Council on Exercise. He has a bachelor’s degree from the Evergreen State College, where he played college basketball. He has been employed at Anytime Fitness in Sequim for the past 18 months as an assistant manager.

Summer hours in force

Olympic Restaurant Equipment Inc. announces it is going back to summer hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays starting May 31. Call 582-1050.

Weber opens new clinic

Dr. Carl Weber has re-opened a new primary care internal medicine practice in Sequim after the transfer deal with Dr. George Mathews fell through several months ago. Asma Weber will be the manager. The new clinic is open from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday and is at 530 W. Fir St., Suite C in Sequim. He can be reached at 582-1176. Find more details can be found at

Blondie's turns 1

Blondie’s Plate celebrated its first anniversary on Cinco de Mayo with live music performed by “Three Too Many.” For their appreciation of the great customers that have helped them through, they gave away many fun Cinco de Mayo items. Blondie’s Plate is looking forward to many years in this welcoming community.

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