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Wine winners

Camaraderie Cellars had several of its wines recently win awards. At the Seattle Wine Awards, a competition of Washington wines judged by panels of wine experts from buyers, professionals and educators, Camaraderie wines received the following: Double Gold (Best of the Best): 2008 Reserve Merlot; Gold (Best in Category): 2011 Madrona; Silver (2nd Best in Category: 2008 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.

Also recently announced are winners in the Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition: Silver: 2011 Madrona; Bronze: 2008 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.

Camaraderie Cellars produces 3,500 cases annually in Port Angeles at 334 Benson Road.  Visit the website at or call 417-3564.

Senior Care offers free safety checks

In recognition of National Safety Month, the Home Instead Senior Care office serving the North Olympic Peninsula, including Clallam and Jefferson counties, is offering free home safety checks for area seniors.

Senior home safety experts recommend that adult children of seniors take at least one day each year to perform a thorough safety check of their parents’ home.

To request a free home safety check or the home safety checklist, call the local Home Instead Senior Care office at 681-2511.

New doctor aboard

Doctors Samantha Reiter, Roger Olsen and Charles Sullivan of Sequim Medical Associates announce that Dr. William Hobbs will be joining them in September.

Hobbs is board-certified in internal medicine and has provided medical care in the community for over 10 years. Hobbs is accepting new and previous patients and is credentialed with all major insurance companies.

Make appointments by calling Sequim Medical Associates at 582-2850, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

‘Cornerstone’ of Excellence

Sequim Health and Rehabilitation in Sequim recently received the 2013 Cornerstone Award. The award recognizes Extendicare’s “best of the best” nursing centers in each area. From left, Jared Elliot, area vice president of operations, presents the Cornerstone Award to Director of Nursing Christy Resser and administrator Edward Ebling, administrator, at a reception on June 4.


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