Business briefs

Financial advisor hosts open house

Cherie Gray, a financial advisor for the Edward Jones financial services firm, hosts an open house at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 540 N. Fifth Ave., Suite No. 1, Sequim.

Call 683-1432.

Reverse mortgages discussed

Dazé Lisenkoff and Kathryn Galbraith, reverse mortgage specialists at Senior American Funding, Inc., present a seminar explaining the ins and outs of reverse mortgages at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4.

The seminar is at Cameron's Café, inside the Sequim Senior Activity Center, 921 E. Hammond St., Sequim.

Refreshments will be served. Call 681-2325.

Cottage Company

hosts open house

The Cottage Company hosts a Christmas Open House 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at 129 S. Second Ave., Sequim.

Call 683-7278.

Representative talks

about new dog and cat food

Judee Dill, regional representative for the Canidae pet food line, discusses the company's new kibble, canned food and dog/cat treats from noon-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at Best Friend Nutrition, 680 W. Washington St., Suite B102, Sequim. Store hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Call 681-8458.

Store announces

new e-mail address

Botanical Touch's new e-mail address is

A new Web site is at

The owners also can be reached at 683-2050.

Seminar teaches

holiday decorating

Trisa Chomica of Trisa & Co. Interior Design presents a free holiday decorating design seminar at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at The Showcase, 833 E. Front St., Port Angeles.

Topics include creative table settings, mantelpiece decorations and festive front doors.

Donations of nonperishable food for the Port Angeles Food Bank will be accepted.

Call 457-8582.

Daily pizza delivery available

Pizza Factory Sequim, 1400 W. Washington St., now delivers seven days a week.

Delivery is available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Saturday for lunch; 5 p.m.-closing Monday through Saturday for dinner and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.

Restaurant hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Call 582-9000.

Tourism board vacancies

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau, the tourism marketing agency for unincorporated Clallam County, is seeking to fill three positions on its 10-member board of directors.

For more information or an application, contact Diane Schostak, executive director, at 452-8552 or, by Nov. 13.

Sleep Country sponsors toy drive

Sleep Country Foster Kids' annual Secret Santa Toy Drive seeks donations of new, unwrapped gifts through Dec. 13.

Suggestions include toys, games, sporting equipment, musical instruments, gift certificates, MP3 players and digital cameras, music CDs and movie DVDs.

The Sequim store is at 1041 W. Washington St.

Contact or 888-88-SLEEP.

Holiday donations accepted

RainShadow Laundromat & Carwash, at 143 N. Seventh Ave., Sequim, accepts food donations and Christmas gifts during its first "Help us Help Others Holiday Project."

Food donations are accepted through the end of the year for local families in need for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

After Nov. 30, Christmas gifts are accepted for local foster teens.

Donors can pluck names from a Christmas tree at the laundromat for gifts or gift cards.

Donations can be dropped off any day of the week 7:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. at RainShadow Laundromat & Carwash.

Call 582-9399.

Costco soon to

accept food stamps

Costco will accept food stamps at all of its warehouse stores, possibly as soon as Thanksgiving.

Low-income households receiving food assistance through Washington's food stamp program, Basic Food, can use their electronic benefits transfer Quest card to purchase bulk groceries at any Costco store in Washington.

The benefits cannot be used to pay the store's annual $50 household membership fee.


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