Business Briefs — May 3, 2017

Gilles earns negotiation certification

Professional Real Estate of Sequim announces that agent Andrea Gilles just completed an extensive training of negotiations and has been awarded the title “Certified Negotiation Expert” (CNE). This new certification will provide the buying and selling clients of Professional Real Estate with the utmost confidence and expert guidance in negotiating their real estate business.

Fudge stand opens

The WeDo Fudge drive-thru stand, 11 Valley Center Place, Sequim, opened for the season on May 2 and will be open from noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Each year a nonprofit benefits from the sales of the peanut butter chocolate fudge. Last year $756 was donated. This season all proceeds of the peanut butter chocolate fudge will be donated to KSQM. For more information, contact 477-1183 or The website is

Talk on precious metals on tap

Strait Precious Metal LLC will present “Saving With Precious Metals” from 6-7 p.m. Monday, May 15, in the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim, on the merits of precious metal ownership by owner Scott Finch. For more information, contact Finch at 775-6766 or

Special sale to empty PA Serenity store

Every Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Serenity House’s Port Angeles Thrift Store, 502 E. First St., offers a close-out sale. All merchandise will sell for 75-95 percent off the ticket price. The sale will continue every week until the remaining inventory is sold.

The Port Angeles sale days are in addition to regular operating hours at the Sequim Serenity House Thrift Store, 551 W. Washington St., which is open seven days a week. To schedule pickup of donations from the Port Angeles and Sequim area, call 683-8269.

The historical church building in Port Angeles also is for sale. For more information, contact Serenity House Executive Director Doc Robinson at 452-7224 ext. 302 or email

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