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Jane Stewart of McComb Gardens attended the annual meeting of NNBA, a Northwest buyers' cooperative of independent nurseries, Feb. 16-17.

She was elected to the board of directors and serves as treasurer.

Program topics included budgeting and management.

McComb Gardens is located at 751 McComb Road, Sequim.

Call 681-2827.



Vision Landscape Nursery has opened the wholesale division of its nursery/garden center business, Vision Wholesale.

Sally Knight, wholesale and greenhouse manager, can be reached at 460-6114 or 131 Kitchen-Dick Road, 9 a.m-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or by appointment.

The wholesale greenhouse and nursery is open only to those in the industry with a valid resale certificate.



Chef Eric and friends celebrate the grand reopening of Olympic Restaurant Equipment March 5-7 with prizes and a barbecue.

Ribbon cutting is at 9 a.m. March 5

A barbecue will be held on March 7.

The retail and wholesale kitchen equipment and supply business, which caters to residential and commercial customers, is located at the corner of Dryke Road and Highway 101.

Call 582-1050.



Deborah Rambo Sinn and faculty celebrate the fifth anniversary of Olympic Music School 4:30-7 p.m. March 6 at 319 1/2 Bell St., Sequim.

Call 681-0232.



Anytime Fitness celebrates its grand opening and ribbon cutting at noon March 6 at Rock Plaza.

Food and fun will be the order of the day.

Rock Plaza is located at the northwest corner of Sequim Avenue and Old Olympic Highway.



Donna Worden joined John L. Scott Real Estate Sequim.

Worden has worked in customer service for more than three years.

She enjoys spending time with family, volunteer work, gardening, traveling and golfing.

Call 360-670-9341.



Dungeness Kids Co. at 990 E. Washington St., Unit 103, Sequim, offers activities for babies, toddlers and their mothers.

Michaela Niclas from

Nash's Organic Produce discusses the benefits of organic produce and shares recipes at a baby and toddler food-making event 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7.

The store also hosts a weekly play date from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays for mothers and preschoolers.

Call 582-1700.



The Cracked Bean Coffee Company, formerly known as Java Joe's, opened Dec. 1 at 10191 Old Olympic Highway, Sequim.

John Jensen and Katie Mountfield bought the store, recently remodeled inside, from Joe McLaughlin.

Hours are 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

Call 681-2560.



Washington State Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for forest firefighter and natural resource worker positions for the 2009 fire season, which begins April 15.

More than 350 positions will be available statewide. The department also is recruiting for summer positions in the Washington Conservation Corps.

Deadline for seasonal job applications varies by region of the state, most are due by

5 p.m. March 31.

For complete job listings and more information, visit http://www.dnr.wa.gov/AboutDNR/Employment/Pages/Home.aspx or go to www.DNR.wa.gov and select the "Jobs" link.



Olympic Medical Center received the Clallam Economic Development Council's Olympic Leader Award for 2008, earning recognition for its economic investment in the community.

Each year, the council gives the Olympic Leader Award to a local business that has had a significant impact on the economic growth and stability of Clallam County.

Call 417-7000 or visit www.OlympicMedical.org.

Clallam Economic Development Council is a nonprofit, private organization created to support and promote policies and activities that contribute to the economic stability and growth of Clallam County.

Visit www.Clallam.org or call 457-7793.



The Blooming Brush has moved and plans to be open in its new location on March 10.

The paint-your-own pottery studio moved to 134 1/2 W. Washington St., Sequim, the old Tangles Salon, behind Jim Carl Insurance and Doodlebugs.

Call 681-2319.



Lumber Traders, Inc. announced the promotion of Michael Robinson to contractor sales manager.

Robinson is responsible for managing the contractor sales group for Angeles Millwork & Lumber Co., The Showcase, The Quarry and Hartnagel Building Supply and the sales process.

He was hired in October 2008 as outside sales representative for The Showcase.

He lives in Port Townsend where he owned and operated Quimper Glass, Inc. from 1988-2001.

Robinson can be reached at The Showcase, 833 E. Front St., Port Angeles, 417-7845.



Bob Goldsberry and Renee Roening joined the staff of Karen's Accounting Services, Inc., at 330 E. First St., Suite 3, Port Angeles.

Goldsberry brings more than 48 years of experience as a certified public accountant in several states. He recently retired to the Olympic Peninsula.

Roening is a back office staff person, organizing returns and keeping records. She also assists office manager Joan Chavez in the front office.

Karen's Accounting absorbed Liberty Tax Services and is operating as Karen's Accounting. Karen Spence is president of the company.

Business hours are 10 a.m.-

7 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday by appointment only.

Call 457-6822.



Common Sense Nutritional Therapy, 261043 Highway 101 West, Suite E., in the offices at Matriotti Creek, is hosting a grand opening celebration with door prizes, coupons and Live Bread Shoppe products from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, March 7.

Common Sense Nutritional Therapy, owned by Sherry Fry, is separate from the online Live Bread Shoppe and offers nutritional classes, bread-making classes, cooking classes and grocery tours that educate clients on how to properly read labels and purchase healthy products.

For more information, go online to www.CSNtherapy.com or call 683-2756.



Daryll Madill joined Cedarbrook Lavender and Herb Farm as a wholesale sales representative for their Bellingham and Olympic Peninsula based businesses.

Madill can answer questions regarding wholesale pricing and provide samples for both businesses to potential wholesale customers.

She can be reached at 360-510-6886, or via e-mail at wholesalelavender@olypen.com.

Cedarbrook Farm can be reached at Web addresses

www.cedarbrooklavender.

com and www.cedarbrook wholesalelavender.com.

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