BUSINESS BRIEFS — Clallam Transit clerk earns municipal certification . . . and other local business items

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PORT ANGELES — Alyeen Carlson of the Clallam Transit System has earned the Certified Municipal Clerk professional designation through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

The clerk certification represents dedication to excellence, course work, examinations, experience, and meeting standards approved by the institute's education department.

Carlson is a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, the Washington Municipal Clerks Association and the Olympic Region Municipal Clerks Association.

Carlson serves as the deputy clerk to the Clallam Transit System's board under her responsibilities as an administrative and payroll assistant. She has worked in this position since she joined Clallam Transit in December 2006.

Employer workshop

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Labor and Industries, 1605 E. Front St., Suite C, is offering a free workshop for new employers from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24.

Participants are encouraged to reserve a space online by email at (reference course No. 3-78-0081) or by phone at 800-574-2829.

This free workshop is for all business owners and managers who don't yet have a full understanding of employer rights and responsibilities relative to L&I or about the services and resources the department provides.

For more information, phone Keith Johnson at 253-596-3834 or visit

Job seekers event

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County is hosting a hiring and resource event at the Vern Burton Center, 308 E. Fourth St., from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26.

Job seekers can attend workshops, meet support agencies, apply for job openings from 9 a.m. to noon, then meet potential employers from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sponsors of the event are Clallam County Health and Human Services, the state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Department of Developmental Disabilities, WorkSource, the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, Peninsula College and citizens.

Pre-register at WorkSource,, or drop by 228 W. First St., Suite A.

High school students should register with their transition teacher.

For more information, phone 360-457-2103.

Business planning

PORT TOWNSEND — EDC Team Jefferson is offering a business planning course composed of several business-focused classes.

The course will be at the Team Jefferson office, 2410 Washington St., from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Thursday through May 15.

The cost is $150.

The course will share all the basics of getting started and keeping it going.

Classes cover legal structures, marketing, financing, writing a viable business plan and more.

Team Jefferson also offers “Grow Your Business with Email Marketing” with Frank DePalma, Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

“So You Want to Hire Your First Employee” with Gigi Callaizakis & Betsi Farrell is split into two parts.

“Recruitment and Selection” is Wednesday, April 16.

“Hiring and Processing” is Wednesday, April 23.

Both are from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Each class is $10.

All take place in the Team Jefferson office.

To register, visit or phone 360-379-4693.

Agent awarded

PORT ANGELES — Ania Pendergrass was the recipient of two RE/MAX Awards for 2013.

She is the No. 1 RE/MAX agent for closed sales by an individual for the state, and she earned the Platinum Club designation for her third year in a row.

She is the only individual agent on the Peninsula to achieve this, according to a news release.

Pendergrass continues to be a top producer, with 85 sales in 2013 totaling more than $12 million.

She can be reached at 360-461-3973 or

Sassy hairstylist

PORT ANGELES — Shanelle Silvey is a relatively new hairstylist at Sassy Kat Salon & Clothing Boutique, having worked there for about six months.

She hails from California, where she went to Federico Beauty Institute in Sacramento.

Silvey has had the opportunity to study abroad in Paris and Nice, France.

She has taken advanced education with Nick Arrojo, who taught new razor-cutting techniques, and has had a class with AJF Salon in advanced cutting.

She said she also learned about hair products such as Wella and Goldwell color line, Sebastian, KMS, Davines, Enjoy and Design Essentials.

Sassy Kat Salon & Clothing Boutique is located at 105 E. First St.

To make an appointment with Silvey, phone 360-417-0800.

KONP talk guests

PORT ANGELES — Here is this week's schedule for the 1:05 p.m. to 2 p.m. local talk show segment on KONP radio, at 1450 AM, 101.7 FM and on the Internet outside the Port Angeles area.

Station General Manager Todd Ortloff hosts the Monday through Thursday segments.

This week's scheduled lineup:

■ Monday: Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict.

■ Tuesday: Russ Veneema, Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce update.

■ Wednesday: To be announced.

■ Thursday: In the first segment, Norma Turner with Prevention Works! discusses an upcoming intensive grantwriting workshop

In the second segment, Michael Howe, Clallam County Public Utility District communications and government relations manager.

Brokerage of Year award

SEQUIM — RE/MAX Fifth Avenue recently was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Brokerage of the Year for small markets by RE/MAX Pacific Northwest region.

The real estate office received this recognition by “achieving premier market presence, having high-quality, high-producing associates with an active management group and a high commitment to the RE/MAX brand,” according to a news release.

RE/MAX Fifth Avenue is located at 560 N. Fifth Ave. and can be reached at 360-683-1500.

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