Business briefs — March 7, 2018

Sequim’s The Emerald restaurant closes

Danielle Thompson, owner of The Emerald, Northwest Grill and Public House at 179 W. Washington St., Sequim, announced last week she has reached the end of her three-year lease and closed the business as of March 1.

“I wish to thank all of our guests for their patronage, enthusiasm and support over the past three years,” Thompson said in a press release. “My sincere thanks to all of our regulars, on behalf of myself and my wonderful staff, for embracing The Emerald, making it such a rewarding experience for us all.”

Ribbon-cutting set for Gateway

Gateway Mortgage Group hosts a grand opening from 4-7 p.m., with a ribbon cutting at 5:15 p.m. Friday, March 9, at 901 W. Washington St., Suite B. Stop by for a barebecue, drinks and give-aways. Email to for more information.

Find ‘Financial Peace’ with Sequim workshop

Financial Peace University, a series of classes held 2-3:30 p.m. Sundays, April 8-June 3, are hosted at Eastern Hills Community Church, 91 Savannah Lane, Carlsborg.

The series benefits everyone from teens through retired persons, organizers say. A per-family fee applies and includes a materials kit.

Contact Jerry and Katherine Drovdahl at 360-683-8998 or, or sign up at See a video of the series at

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