Business briefs — Feb. 28, 2018

Sequim’s 1st Security Bank adds staffers

1st Security Bank, announced last week that Tyrone Beatty has been hired as Assistant Branch Manager at the Sequim branch, 114 S. Sequim Ave.

Beatty has been in banking for more than 11 years and has experience from teller to assistant manager.

“If I can make one customer feel appreciated each day, it has been a successful day,” Beatty said.

In addition to his banking experience, Beatty is a skilled musician with a masters of arts degree in Viola Performance, and is the viola section leader with the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra. He is also a past president and current Vice-President of the North Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers Association.

1st Security Bank also announced that Jolene Kovach has joined the Sequim branch as a Personal Banker. A lifetime resident of the Olympic Peninsula, Kovach been in banking for 27 years as a teller, lead teller and service manager.

“I enjoy meeting new customers and taking good care of them,” she said. “I feel honored to continue my banking career with 1st Security Bank.”

She has volunteered with the Sequim Boys and Girls Club, the Sequim Food Bank and at area car shows.

Job fair comes to PA

The Clallam Job Fair is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Vern Burton Center, 308 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

The fair will feature about 50 employers from across Clallam County who are hiring for skilled technical, and professional positions in such fields as education, finance, government, tribal, healthcare, legal, manufacturing, retail, hospitality and service industries.

Call Kelley Lawrence at 360-417-2407 or go to for more details or reserve a spot.

Those with disabilities who may need any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided are asked to call 360-417-2407 prior to the event.

Library system adds online resource

The North Olympic Library System announced last week it has added to its list of free online resources, providing library card-holders with free access to thousands of online learning opportunities that would normally cost $20-$30 per month to access. is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of more than 6,000 courses with more than 130,000 instructional videos.

Courses cover a variety of topics including business, design, web development, multimedia and software skills such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions.

For more information about this and other NOLS online resources, visit, call 360-417-8500, or email

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