Business briefs — Aug. 16, 2017

Stewart is ABA officer

Laurie Stewart, president and CEO of Sound Community Bank, was selected as the candidate for the vice chairman position on the American Bankers Association slate of officers. Once elected at the ABA Annual Convention in Chicago, Ill., from Oct. 15-17, Stewart begins a three-year term. The position advances from vice chairman to chairman-elect, finally to chairman over the course of the term. Stewart recently celebrated 26 years with Sound Community Bank.

Gym adds training program

Sequim Gym announced recently the addition of the new Alloy Training Program, including small group training, classes and one-on-one training. Get a free orientation to the program, free functional movement screen and free initial workouts this week: 6 p.m. on Aug. 16; 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 17; 9:15 a.m. on Aug. 18, and 9:45 a.m. on Aug. 19 To reserve a spot, call 630-681-2555.

Balangue joins Estes Builders

Longtime Seabeck resident Joe Balangue has joined Estes Builders as construction quality assistant. Bringing with him 20-plus years of combined homebuilding/construction experience, Balangue will have an immediate impact to safety and cleanliness standards on their job sites, Estes Builders representatives say.

Founded in 1989, Estes Builders designs and constructs custom homes throughout the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas including Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend, Poulsbo, Kingston, Bremerton, Bainbridge Island, Seabeck and Silverdale.

Call 800-630-4399 or see

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