Business Briefs — Oct. 18, 2017

Author/business owner to sign book

Kathy Charlton, Olympic Cellars’ former owner and original Working Girl, will greet the public and sign her new book, “Working Girl: Behind the Cellar Door,” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Olympic Cellars. Royalties from the sale of the book, which shares Charlton’s story of “an entrepreneur’s journey from a bankrupt winery to gold medals,” will support a local charity to be announced at the book signing event.

Charlton worked for high-tech giant Texas Instruments for 25 years before taking on the winery full-time in 2001.

Retirement at Pondicherri

Apa Sunriver, manager and hand-print assistant manager at Pondicherri for the past five years, is retiring. Her final day at the downtown Sequim business is Tuesday, Oct. 24.

Park contract awarded to Tacoma firm

Olympic National Park officials announced last week they have awarded a $2,220,924 construction contract to Advanced Technology Construction from Tacoma to replace eight guest cabins and construct a new manager’s residence at Log Cabin Resort at Lake Crescent. The deteriorated guest cabins were likely constructed in the 1930s and many of them came from other resorts that previously operated around the lake. The new cabins will be constructed from log cabin kits. The project also includes road, parking, and utility improvements associated with the new cabins. See www.nps.gov.

Windermere hosts coat drive

Local Windermere Real Estate offices are sponsoring a coat drive from Nov. 1-22. Spare coats that can provide vital warmth for someone in need this season will be gathered at one of two Sequim offices: Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East, 842 E. Washington St. (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, call 360-683-4844) or Windermere Real Estate/Sunland, 137 Fairway Dr. (9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, call 360-683-6880).

Coats will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club and Serenity House.

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