Business Briefs

Each year the North Peninsula Building Association offers scholarships to graduating seniors who are pursuing a career in the building industry trades by furthering their education at a four-year college, junior college or technical institution.

NPBA also offers continuing education scholarships to those who have received a scholarship from the association in the past and are continuing their education in the building industry trades, and grants to teachers.

Completed applications are due March 3. For information, see, e-mail, or call 452-8160.

The 27th KONP Home Show, co-sponsored by the Clallam County Public Utility District, will feature 200 booths Saturday and Sunday at Port Angeles High School gymnasium, 304 E. Park Ave.

Admission is free, and KONP-AM will provide free shuttle service from the high school's lower parking lot to the gymnasium complex. Food will be sold by the Port Angeles Kiwanis Club.

Travis Moore joined Express Employment Professionals as a business developer.

Moore's most recent sales experience stems from the snowboard industry as a commercial/corporate sales representative.

He has acquired skills in human resources, restaurant, retail and event management/set-up.

He and his wife, Amy, moved to Sequim from Denver, Colo. Her family lives in Sequim.

He can be reached at 452-1253.

Common Sense Nutritional Therapy hosts an open house from noon-5 p.m. March 7 at its new location, in Suites D and E at Matriotti Creek Business Center, 261043 Highway 101, just west of Carlsborg Road across from the Old Costco building.

Refreshments will be served and presentations will be made throughout the day.

Call 683-2756.

Four members of the Cornerstone Builders design and construction team recently returned from The International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The show had more than 250 educational seminars with 1,600 exhibitors.

Noel Carey, Lex Morgan, Jay Brownfield and Steve Rutz attended seminars to expand their customer communication systems in their business of designing and building custom homes and fine commercial buildings.

Cornerstone Builders, Inc. has been building on the North Olympic Peninsula since 1981. Call 683-8477 or see homes@

Olympic Restaurant Equipment Inc. celebrates its grand opening from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 5-6 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 7

at 51 Dryke Road, on the corner of U.S. Highway 101 and Dryke Road.

March 5 activities include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a Vita Mix demonstration and a Costco booth.

March 6 activities include vendor demonstrations.

Snacks, refreshments, door prizes and giveaways will be available on March 5-6.

March 7 activities include a Robot Coupe demonstration, a barbecue and a garage sale.

Call 582-1050 or visit

Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce needs a new logo representing the unique qualities of this area. Responses to the proposal are due March 17.

Responses need to include a rough design of the designer's vision of the logo, examples of past work and a quote to complete the request.

Interested designers should contact the chamber for a request for quote at 683-6197.

Olympic Wi-Fi added three new staff members in addition to increasing its service area.

Matt Mustitch, computer technician, is a recent Sequim High School graduate. A member of the technical support staff, he is also the primary computer repair technician.

Amanda Litschke, office manager, is new to Sequim and brings many years of customer service and operations experience to the office.

Micah Laren, installation technician, has returned to Sequim after several years in Mexico as a volunteer. He works on service installations.

Olympic Wi-Fi offers high-speed, wireless Internet, nationwide dial-up, computer repair and local technical support. The office is on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Washington Street.

Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Call 681-7050.

Third-generation owner Mark Murray and Murray Motors celebrate the company's 75th anniversary selling and servicing Chrysler vehicles in Clallam County.

Murray Motors was established Jan. 14, 1934, in Clallam Bay and relocated to Port Angeles in 1944, then moved to the current location at 302 E. First St. in 1946.

The Dodge franchise was purchased in the early 1960s.

The union service staff has more than 50 years combined experience with ASE Master Tech certification and Chrysler Gold Level training.

Peninsula College Entrepreneur Institute is registering students for March classes.

Available classes include "Optimize Your Wordpress Site," 6-9 p.m. March 2, 4, and 9, $99; "Maximize Your Marketing Budget," 6-9 p.m. March 11 and 18, $75; and "Analyze and Improve Your Web site ROI," 6-9 p.m. March 23, 25, and 30, $99.

The courses are designed for small businesses, nonprofits and entrepreneurs.

Complete course descriptions and information about the upcoming Entrepreneur Challenge are available at or 417-6504.

Kurt Schneider of Coldwell Banker Town & Country in Sequim successfully completed the REALTOR e-PRO(r) certification course through the National Association of REALTORS.(r)

The course is an educational program designed to provide real estate professionals with the technology tools needed to assist consumers in the purchase or sale of a home.

E-mail him at or call 360-808-2200.

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