Carol Labee organizes items at the site of the Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s 13th-annual Garage & Plant Sale, set for July 24-25. Submitted photo

Carol Labee organizes items at the site of the Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s 13th-annual Garage & Plant Sale, set for July 24-25. Submitted photo

Community news briefs — July 22, 2020

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:30am
  • News

Guild’s garage, plant sale set July 24-25

The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital is sponsoring its 13th-annual Garage and Plant Sale, set for 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 24-25, at 81 Timothy Lane, Sequim.

Shoppers can find plants & outdoor furniture, books, CDs, clothes, small appliances, lamps, home décor, kitchen items, tools, file cabinets and more — including rare WWII trunks and a player piano with 50-plus scrolls.

Attendees are asked to wear your mask or pick up a free one at the sale.

All proceeds go for research and uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s hospital.

Mask donations sought

Representatives with Clallam County Emergency Management say donations of masks, gowns and gloves are still needed as the region addresses the COVID-19 pandemic.

Donations will be accepted at the Emergency Operations Center in the basement of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

Call 360-417-2439 between 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, to ensure someone is present to receive the donation.

Coffee with Mayor set for July 23

The City of Sequim has partnered with KSQM FM radio to host a live call-in session of Coffee with the Mayor at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 23.

Residents are encouraged to tune in to 91.5 FM or visit, where Sequim Mayor William Armacost will be joined by IT Program Manager Anthony Martin to answer questions or receive comments.

Listeners may call 360-681-0000 during the show to ask questions live. They can also submit questions in advance to city clerk Sara McMillon by email at smcmillon@, or by traditional mail to: City Clerk Sara McMillon, 152 West Cedar Street, Sequim WA 98382.

Coffee with the Mayor is an opportunity for residents to meet with the mayor to chat, ask questions, express a concern or make a comment about the city or the community.

First Fed business, nonprofit contest

First Federal Has opened its “Love Local Contest” where participants can pick their favorite local business or nonprofit and get a chance to win a $100 to local eligible businesses or have $100 donated to an eligible nonprofit.

The contest ends July 31. For full rules and to enter the “Love Local Contest,” visit

‘Proud to be an American’ set July 25

Meet Republican candidates for office at a “Proud to be an American” event set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the George Washington Inn, 939 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles.

Hear from candidates Joshua Freed (governor), Elizabeth Kreiselmaier (U.S. Congress), Marty McClendon (Lt. Governor), Chris Leyba (state auditor), Connie Beauvais (state senate), Sue Forde (state representative, District 24-Pos. 1) and Brian Pruiett (state representative, District 24-Pos 2.

Special music will be presented by Melannie Jackson and Bill Wolfe, including “Proud to be an American” and “God Bless America,” with a special tribute to military, veterans, police officers, firefighters and paramedics. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

The event is co-sponsored by the Republican Women of Clallam County, the Young Republicans of Clallam County and the Clallam County Republican Party.

Virtual Junior livestock sale set for August

The Pacific Northwest Junior Livestock Auction Virtual Sale is set to begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, and close at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, hosted by the PNWJLA, Clallam County 4-H, WSU extension and Clallam County Fair.


View a preview of exhibitors and their livestock at previews.

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