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Tourism summit

Local business and industry leaders can preregister Sept. 29 for a tourism summit on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Fort Worden.

Topics include the current tourism marketing landscape, how to decide on components of an integrated marketing plan, how to use marketing partnerships to stretch the budget and the importance of travel writers.

Registration is $85. The price includes lunch.

Call 683-6197.



Castell Insurance

Phil Castell and John Coulson of Castell Insurance are authorized to offer American Association of Retired Persons branded products and licensed, trained, and ready for the upcoming Medicare annual enrollment period.

Castell offers free Medicare reviews all day Monday-Friday. Walk-ins are welcome.

Visit 426 E. Washington St., Sequim, call 683-9284 or e-mail info@castellinsurance.com.



Yoga workshop

An anusara yoga workshop will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 and 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at 92 Plain Jane Lane, Sequim.

The cost is $30.

Register at www.sequim

yoga.com or call 206-321-1718.



Quality Inn wins awards

Choice Hotels International, Inc., awarded Roy Howell, Damian Humphreys and Bret Wirta of the Quality Inn & Suites hotel of Sequim the Eco-Excellence, Innovation and Support Staff Service Excellence Awards respectively.

The Eco-Excellence award is for increasing green operations to better the environment. Howell won the award for an expanded recycling program.

The Innovation award is for new practices to increase guest satisfaction or hotel efficiency. Humphreys won the award for ideas that contributed to the hotel's record revenue in 2009.

The Support Staff Service Excellence award is for surpassing a guest's service expectations. Wirta won the award for his dedication to service excellence and to his staff.



Henery's Garden Center

Create a holiday centerpiece using paperwhites and assorted greens in a glass container at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Henery's Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim.

The cost is $20.

Call 683-6969.



Water demonstrated

Rose Marschall, micro-hydration specialist, demonstrates Kangen water 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Natural Healing Clinic, 162 South Barr Road, Port Angeles.

Call 457-1515, 360-808-2662 or visit www.Kangen

WaterYES.com.



Olympic Restaurant Equipment

Olympic Restaurant Equipment Inc., 51 Dryke Road, Sequim, announces winter hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-

3 p.m. Saturday.

Call-582-1050.



Class and lunch planned

A raw and living foods class will be held in association with Common Sense Nutritional Therapy at 10 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 11 and 25 at the Sequim Library conference room, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

Cost is $35 per person.

VIP lunch returns noon, Monday, Oct. 18, in the same location. A minimum $5 donation is requested.

Call 683-2756.



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