Business Briefs

Herbal cooking

A Cooking With Herbs class will be from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Botanical Touch, 115 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim. Call 683-2050 to reserve space.

Gift shop holds

grand opening

Past Tyme, Present Tyme holds its grand opening Saturday, Sept. 26, at Rock Plaza, 10175 Old Olympic Highway.

The Old West themed-gift shop sells old-fashioned items, Western items and modern and trendy gift items.

Call 683-2550.

New instructor

for music school

Elaine Gardner-Morales joined the faculty of Olympic Music School, 331 W. Bell St., Sequim.

She recently moved to the peninsula from Dallas, Texas, where she taught and served as the chairman at Brookhaven College School of the Arts.

She has a bachelor and master degrees in music and will focus on teaching beginning guitar, bass guitar and vocal jazz at the school.

She offers Guitar Jam I, a beginning guitar class for third- through fifth-graders and a beginning adult guitar group, in addition to private instruction.

Contact www.Olympic or 681-0232.

Workshop scheduled

"Digging, Dividing and Storing Dahlia Tubers" is the subject of an 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, workshop at Jan's Country Garden, 344 O'Brien Road, Port Angeles.

Jan Jones, owner/operator of the garden, teaches the workshop, focusing on caring for dahlias throughout fall, winter and spring.

Cost is $8. Call 452-8287.

Realtor board

members named

Sequim Association of Realtors board members for 2010 are Bill Humphrey, president; Heidi Hansen, vice president; Bill Schroepfer, treasurer; Jo Cummins, secretary; local directors Butch Glover, Alan Burwell, and Michael McAleer; state directors Marguerite Glover and Mike McAleer; and alternative state director Tom Cantwell.

Reading scheduled

Lynda V. Mapes reads from her book "Breaking Ground: The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Unearthing of Tse-whit-zen Village," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 at Vern Burton Memorial Community Center, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles.

Tickets are needed for the event, which is moved from the usual location.

Tickets are available at Port Book and News, 104 E. First St., Port Angeles. For information call 452-6367.

Academic coaching offered

My Coach offers academic coaching and educational support in Sequim.

Skills taught include time management, stress management, effective reading, note taking and test-taking.

Denise Graham opened the business in August. Hours are from noon-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.

Graham can be reached at 797-4413.

Winter coats needed

Sleep Country USA's Winter Coat Drive for Foster Kids continues through Nov. 1 at 1041 W. Washington St., Sequim.

New coats will be distributed among 20 Pacific Northwest foster care organizations.

Call 683-3480.

Cook celebrates


Ula Cook celebrates one year with Hair by Chris Glas at 609 W. Washington St., Sequim.

Cook has expertise with many phases of hair care and is available for appointments from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and evenings by appointment only.

Drop-ins are welcome.

Call 683-0991.

Center hosts


Henery's Garden Center hosts Customer Appreciation Days from Sept. 26-27 at 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim.

The celebration includes storewide sales, refreshments and a chance to win a fall garden container.

Call 683-6969.

Spaces available

at chamber expo

The Third Annual Business 2 Business Expo 2009 will be held 5-8 p.m. Oct. 6 at SunLand Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive.

Applications for presentation space are available at 1192 E. Washington St., Sequim or at

For further information, please call the Chamber of Commerce office, 683-6197.

Call Centers move

Call Centers 24x7 is moving from its current location on Oak Street in Port Angeles to Armory Square.

Local employees provide customer service, answering services, and technical support for local, national, and international clients.

The company, founded by Shane Miller, has done business in Port Angeles since 2002.

Contact 452-9301 or

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