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Sequim Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce

Annual Report 2015

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The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce has a mission to actively promote, educate and support the business community, to maximize a healthy economy and provide community leadership.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT: First I’d like to say what an honor it is to not only have been elected by the members to serve on the Board of Directors but to be selected by my fellow board members as the President for 2016. I want you to know I take this role very seriously and know that it will be a great task to follow in the footsteps of some of the amazing Past Presidents who have filled this role. I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by some wonderful board members both new and experienced. There already is a buzz of excitement with new ideas on promoting, supporting and growing our membership. An example of new ideas can be found in the Networking Breakfast which I have had the opportunity to attend on many occasions. This networking opportunity started as a small gathering of 4-5 members and has grown substantially in

the last year. This is an opportunity not only share what is going on with your business but learn more about other businesses in our community. I’ve also learned tax and Excel tips from some experts we have right here in our business community. I’d also like to take a moment and thank the staff and volunteers at the Chamber and Visitor Information Center. They are the heart and soul of the Chamber and are dedicated to promoting not only Chamber members but the Sequim community as a whole. If you haven’t been in in a while, I would encourage you to stop in sometime not only to see what goes on there, but to thank the staff and volunteers for all they do. Lastly I just want to remind everyone that, just like any other organization, the more active you are in the Chamber, the more you get in return. Being involved with the Chamber over the last few years has been both professionally and personally rewarding. I’ve made some great business contacts, but more importantly I’ve gained some wonderful friends. So I hope to see all of you at some point in the year. Come out, attend an event, introduce yourself and let’s make 2016 a great year for the Sequim community! President Brandino Gibson

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As I write this, I started to think about the Chamber and its role in the business promotion, tourism and the social involvement that makes Sequim such a wonderful place to call home. Chamber staff and members are highly active in the Sequim Merchant Group and they arrange many creative events throughout the year to encourage retail activity. For non-retail businesses, opportunities abound for making contacts at the networking breakfasts or lunches, of which one or the other is held nearly every week of the year. In addition, lunch sponsorship and after hours and open houses allow every business in the community an opportunity to highlight themselves to fellow business owners and managers. This is topped each fall with the hugely successful Business Showcase, a fun evening where businesses can have booths and an opportunity to show the community what they have to offer. Tourism is a huge industry in Clallam County and the Chamber manages and runs the Visitor Information Center. This wonderful resource includes 55 volunteers, who combined, volunteered for over 6,000 hours per year, not only greet visitors from around the world but also are very instrumental in mailing relocation packets of information for people considering moving here. Other things that are under the umbrella of the Chamber include things like the Irrigation Festival, Shiso Sister City, the beautiful flower baskets from the high school that line the downtown streets each year and even the annual Citizen of the Year award. Chamber members and staff as well as untold numbers of volunteers are hard at work behind the scenes to make sure that Sequim retains its hometown feel. Did you ever wonder how did all those lights get hung downtown or who organized Santa’s arrival to Sequim and the tree-lighting ceremony? So in closing and as you read this, if you are a volunteer, many thanks for all your efforts. If you are a current Chamber member, many thanks for your continued membership and support. If you are neither, thank you for reading this article and if interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities in town, or even Chamber membership, please feel free to contact the Chamber at 683-6197. Past President Phil Castell

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A look back and a look forward to 2016 The Sequim Chamber just closed the books yet again on another very successful and eventful year. It goes without saying that serving as Executive Director of the SequimD u n g e n e s s Va l l e y Chamber is a very robust role; however, a rewarding position to fulfill in our community! I t i s w i t h m u ch appreciation I thank the Chamber board, our awesome members, devoted staff and big-hearted volunteers for their dedication of time and energy and support to the Chamber in 2015. As we enter the new year, we welcome two new board members: Shenna Younger, First Federal, and Jeff Anderson, of Olympic Medical Center. The membership also reelected Brandino Gibson of WorkSource Clallam County, and Debra Pitts of Ballymore Consulting for another 3-year term. We also say goodbye to board members Vickie Oen of Purple Haze Lavender and Linda Barnfather, who both completed two terms on the board in 2015. We are fortunate to live in a community

with endearing, devoted and compassionate members. Thank you; the Chamber and Visitor Information Center couldn’t exist without such devoted individuals. It is this Chamber’s mission to advance and promote business by providing a forum to address issues and to unite and support our membership and community through programs, events and services. This year we’ve done just that by working together, cultivating a very cohesive and strong bond through our committees and projects. In addition, we added 59 new Chamber members to the roster. The Sequim Merchants Group banded together and worked hard to beautify our downtown for the holidays, once again creating a tree-lighting ceremony and events related to Santa’s arrival, as well as supporting our retail sector in a “Shop Local� focus! The 9th annual Business Showcase Expo with the theme: “It’s a Jungle Out There� was a resounding achievement thanks to the support of our event sponsors, vendors, attendees and the Chamber board, volunteers and staff who worked tirelessly on this event. This expo provides a unique

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our website as well. The Chamber continues to provide both a monthly paper newsletter, provided to everyone who subscribes to the Sequim Gazette, as well as several communications every month, to its members via our electronic newsletter, all in an effort to showcase and support its members. I also would like to extend thanks and appreciation to the 120th Sequim Irrigation Festival Royalty Court: Queen Megan O’Mera, Princess Morgan King, Princess Emily Larson and Princess Amanda Sanders, for their dedication and service to the festival, the Chamber and the entire community through the year. This court served with poise and professionalism as wonderful ambassadors for Sequim while attending parades and events throughout Western Washington In addition to expanding the successful activities and events of 2015, the Chamber committees have some exciting new ideas and opportunities to launch. Please remember, anyone is welcome to partake in one of our committees, please see page 9 for a list of opportunities in which you can get involved! Again, working together makes a huge difference and creates community of which everyone benefits. Shelli Robb-Kohler, Executive Director

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forum for Chamber members to showcase their products and services to the community and to network with valuable local resources. The Shiso City Sister city visit in 2015 proved to be a wonderful experience for the host families and students. In September, 10 students traveled to Sequim from Shiso, Japan, staying with host families and attending classes at Sequim High School while their three chaperones were escorted to the Friendship Garden at Carrie Blake Park and provided tours of Sequim schools. They also toured the Olympic Game Farm and the Dungeness River Audubon Center. In October, 10 Sequim students embarked on a nine-day tour of Japan culminating in a visit to Shiso where they were guests of the very students they had hosted in Sequim. Student recruitment already is underway to recruit ninth-graders for 2016’s exchange program.  And to round out the year, the Sequim Community Chorus blessed the community again with its 31st annual performance during the Christmas holidays. The Chamber continued its marketing efforts through social media, providing onestop information on the Chamber website and Facebook pages. The Chamber website with an updated event calendar has proved to be an excellent tool in providing faster search abilities, adding a new mobile site last year and the ability to offer online payments via

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! To all businesses, organizations and individuals who sponsored a Sequim flower basket! Each year, Chamber board member Emily Westcott works in collaboration with the Sequim School District agriculture class and the City of Sequim to create more than 100 flower baskets to decorate downtown Sequim. The agriculture class selects the flower theme, buys the seeds and starter plants, and prepares the baskets. The city crews install the baskets and then water and fertilize the baskets until nature dictates their removal. From May through September, visitors from around the world and local residents enjoy these prolific blooming baskets. The program has been under way for more than 20 years and is a shining example of teamwork! The proceeds from the sponsors also fund the annual holiday lights that magically appear each year at the Bank of America Park and Centennial Place at the corner of Sequim Avenue and Washington Street. This magical corner plays host to Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Irrigation Festival Royalty elves each year along with the musical talent of the Sequim City Band and a host of other entertainment. In addition to the baskets and holiday lights, sponsorship of the baskets contributes to a variety of events designed to encourage visitors to shop in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. The Chamber extends its sincere appreciation to all flower basket sponsors and their support for the program which significantly contributes to maintaining the hometown atmosphere we enjoy! ANNUAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORT FOR 2015


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The Center is open 7 days a week, 360 days per year. • NEWSLETTER INSERTS Place a brochure into the Chamber’s monthly electronic • LUNCHEON SPONSORSHIP Knowledgeable volunteers greet nearly 20,000 visitors each Be featured in the monthly newsletter and e-newsletters. newsletter for only $75. year, giving directions and suggesting things to do and places You will have 5 minutes to tell members about your to go. business, new products or services; this is a great marketing • NEWSLETTER ANNOUNCEMENTS/ARTICLES opportunity. Cost: $125 sponsorship (which includes one Members may submit information about an event • REFERRAL LIST Members are put onto the Chamber’s contact list. This list or business update to the Chamber office which may be complimentary lunch) plus a gift for a business card drawing. is available upon request to other Chamber members and is included without charge as membership news. The newsletter reaches over 7,000 households through the Sequim Gazette’s • NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES: not sold to any other agency. a) Luncheons — second and fourth Tuesdays monthly at distribution. Sunland, b) After Hours — monthly at different business • WEBSITE LISTING locations, c) Annual Business Showcase — 3rd week in Members are listed on www.sequimchamber.com website • NEWSLETTER/E-MAIL ANNOUNCEMENTS/ October, d) Training opportunities planned throughout the without extra cost. Over 30,000 unique visits have been FACEBOOK/TWITTER logged within a year. Doing something new? Let other Chamber members and year, e) Networking breakfast meetings on first and third the community know through Chamber newsletter, e-mail Thursdays. • WEB PICTURE WITH WEB LISTING! event notices and Facebook. Advertising opportunities on Place a picture with your text listing in membership left sidebar are now available. Contact the office for more • ADDED CONVENIENCE: Online payments can be made on the website, www. directory on www.sequimchamber.com. New: $50 per year information. sequimchamber.com. Convenient & easy! for one picture or $100 for 2-4 pictures. Give your listing extra pizzazz! • RELOCATION INQUIRY LIST Where else can you advertise and promote your Purchase the list of people contacting the Chamber for • WEBSITE BUTTON ADVERTISING relocation information. This monthly e-mail list is available business so reasonably? Payment plans are available and the Chamber now has the ability to accept Visa or Master Give your business a front page advantage by purchasing to members for a yearly cost of $100. Card via telephone or online at www.sequimchamber.com. We a button ad on www.sequimchamber.com. The cost is $50 look forward to working with you in 2016. If you have any per month — Discounted to $500 per year for a full one year • GRAND OPENING/OPEN HOUSE/AFTER HOURS subscription. Want to invite the community to visit your business? questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to call.

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Community Events & Festivals The Sequim area is blessed with an abundance of events and festivals throughout the year. Each event contributes its own unique value to our community as a great place to live. These events and festivals not only bring in visitors to support our local economy, they also provide our residents with enjoyable activities and entertainment, enriching our lives as we take the opportunity to meet our neighbors and make new friends. May 2015 hosted the 120th Annual Irrigation Festival to Sequim – “120 Fun a Plenty.” As the longest continuous festival in Washington, the Irrigation Festival honors both our pioneers who had the foresight to call Sequim home but also the initiative to bring irrigation to the land to support our growing community. May 2016 will host the 121st Irrigation Festival with Photo by Ernst-Ulrich Schafer the theme of “Looking to the Future Through The Past.” As a Chamber-sponsored community event, everyone is Sequim area and has earned Sequim the official designation as The Lavender Capital of North America™. encouraged to participate and enjoy the festivities! Each and every July, more than 20,000 people visit Lavender Weekend, produced by the many wonderful the lavender farms on tour as well as participate in the lavender farms located in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley, multitude of events that take place during the third continues to be the largest tourist-destination festival in the weekend of July. From street fairs to car, driftwood and quilt shows; art tours and musical entertainment, there are festival activities for every member of the family to enjoy. Nowhere else in this part of the world offers these events and rural attractions during July. Several Chamber members participate in the farm tours and activities and the Visitor Information Center is especially busy during July. The Chamber staff and volunteers contribute substantial time and energy to assisting visitors, answering questions, giving directions and doing their best to make each and every visitor feel very welcomed in our unique community. Many volunteers assist on the lavender farms as well.

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Contact the Chamber to find out how events for your local clubs and organizations may be added to the Calendar of Events on the Chamber’s website and posted at the Visitor Information Center! For up to the minute information on community events and festivals, be sure to visit sequimchamber.com for more information.

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Sequim Irrigation Festival The Irrigation Festival started as a celebration of the irrigation ditches that brought water from the Dungeness River to the valley. It was as much a commemoration of the ditches as it was of the community that made it happen. Ever since that first picnic in 1896, the Sequim Irrigation Festival has been a celebration of, for and about this wonderful community in which we live. The Sequim Irrigation Festival, the longest continuously running festival in Washington, spans two weekends in early May and most of the events are free to the community and our visitors. The festival continues to grow and evolve over the years and it is all due to the generosity of the businesses and individuals of the Sequim/Port Angeles area. While the Irrigation Festival is a community festival that is overseen by the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce, it receives no funding from the Chamber. The festival is fully self-supporting and relies on sponsorships, donations (both monetary and in-kind), fundraising and the many volunteers who help the festival to make it successful. The 2015 Sequim Irrigation Festival theme was “120 Fun a Plenty.” The 2015 logo was created by logo design contest winner Laura Friedkin. Madelyn Pickens Miranda, a fifthgrader in Nathalie Maynock’s class at Greywolf Elementary School, created the winning festival button design during a contest open to all elementary students. Our Royal Court: Queen Megan O’Mera and Princesses Morgan King, Amanda Sanders and Emily Larson represented the Irrigation Festival and the City of Sequim in parades, civic events and festivals throughout the year with professionalism, dedication and high spirits. They made appearances around town to represent the Irrigation Festival, traveled with the float around Western Washington to other community parades and also performed community service in the area. Preparations are now being made for the 121st Sequim Irrigation Festival. The theme “Looking To The Future Through The Past” will be used throughout the festival.

The 2016 logo again was created by logo designer, Laura Friedkin. This year’s festival button contest is open to the elementary school students and the winner will be announced in early 2016. The festival buttons will then be sold by the fifth-graders from the Sequim School District in late March. Jim Stoffer has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the 121st Irrigation Festival and the Sequim Pioneer Association has selected the following pioneers to represent the festival: Honorary Pioneers Jo Robb and Milton Lynch, and Grand Pioneers William Blank and Mayme Faulk. Planning and building for the 2016 Irrigation Festival already has started. The building of the new float to represent the theme began after the last parade in October and will be ready for the first parade in midApril. Additionally, the search for the 2016 royal court began in November and culminates on Feb. 13 with the Royalty Pageant. This scholarship event selects the high school students that will represent Sequim around Western Washington at the parades they attend. At the end of March, the Kick Off Dinner and Auction will be held as a fundraiser for the festival, where donated items and the festival pins are auctioned.

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The Irrigation Festival website is a great source for current information about the events, festival committee, royalty, pioneers and history. All members of the community and visitors to the area are invited to join in the festivities! If you are interested in participating on the Festival Committee, contact Deon Kapetan, Irrigation Festival chair, at 461-6511 or via e-mail at Info@IrrigationFestival.com. The Irrigation Festival committee meets on the first Wednesday of the month. For location and time information, please contact The 121st Sequim Irrigation Festival will take place Deon. Don’t forget to “like us” on Facebook and to check out during May 6-14, with many events, most which are free. our website at www.IrrigationFestival.com Crazy Callen Weekend in Downtown Sequim (May 6-8) First Friday Art Walk, Crazy Daze Breakfast Kids Parade Driftwood Art Show Street Fair Sequim High School Operetta S e q u i m Fa r m e r s Market Grand Finale Weekend (May 13-15)

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2015 COMMITTEES

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Meeting Date: As needed The Ninth Annual Business Showcase Expo was a tremendous success! See page 12 for more complete information.

• MERCHANT’S GROUP: Chair: Vickie Oen and Kay-

lene Byrne The Sequim Merchants Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m., locations alternate each month between different host merchants. The Merchants Group once again has continued to grow in attendance. Chamber membership is not required, and if your business is interested in becoming involved, call the Chamber to be added the e-mail list. Among the many successful projects the group accomplished is the following: The mystery game called “Whodunnit”? — patterned after the game Clue took place for the third year in a row during January’s First Friday Art Walk. The game helped to create a fun night of late shopping which encouraged shoppers to visit a variety of stores. The theme this year was “The Curious Case of the Kidnapped Cat” and took place in the year 1936. The prize included a two-night stay at John Wayne’s Rustic Waterfront Resort (generously donated by the resort), a $50 gift certificate to the Dockside Grill on Sequim Bay and a $15 gift certificate to Adagio Bean & Leaf. It proved once again to be very successful and planning already is underway for 2016. In March, Theresa Rubens from Solar City helped facilitate the donation of gift bags filled with items from local merchants that were presented to the Irrigation Festival Royalty at their annual Kick-Off dinner. This has now become a yearly tradition as a way of thanking the Royalty who so beautifully represent us all over our state! In April, the merchants put on a scavenger hunt called “Birdfest Birdquest” which was designed to encourage shoppers to once again visit a variety of stores. There also was “Birdquest Birdfest Junior” version as well designed for children ages 0-12. In partnership with the Audubon Society and the art class at Sequim High School, 11 stores hosted a “bird sculpture” created by the students. There was a game card that required participants to match the bird with the correct store. This was a very successful event and great exposure for the art students as well. Prizes included a “birds-eye” view flight with Emily Westcott, tickets to the Olympic Game Farm, a family tour at the Northwest Raptor Center and summer camp at the Audubon Center. The Merchants Group looks forward to continuation of this as an annual event. May brought the Irrigation Festival in which the merchants displayed student art entries for the festival’s button contest. Many families visited downtown stores in order to see their child’s artwork on display. Merchants and families once again truly enjoyed having the The Family Fun Day and Kiddies Parade back on Washington Street. In July, during Sequim Lavender Weekend, the merchants decorated the bus stops in downtown Sequim and spruced up the down town with the addition of 150 lavender flags. The weather was amazing and we received many positive comments on how festive and welcoming the downtown looked! In October, the merchants opened their doors to over 1,000 wonderful trick o’ treaters and gave away bucketfuls of goodies! The Saturday after Thanksgiving the merchants welcomed 8

Santa and Mrs. Claus to town at Centennial Place, complete with a great tractor and sleigh. With the help of the City of Sequim (and a lot of help from Emily Westcott and her elves) a large tree was beautifully decorated with hundreds of lights. There was music, face-painting, yummy food and a tree lighting ceremony and light-counting contest complete with gift certificates from many of the stores. New this year was a tractor parade which was loved by all! On that same Saturday, many of the merchants hosted open houses complete with holiday refreshments and special prizes or sales. This same weekend was also the kick off of the “Elk on a Shelf” scavenger hunt for children ages 0-12 with prizes generously donated by The Dungeness Kids Company and The BrokersGroup and printing services by The UPS Store. The game was well received and with 20 merchants participating it once again was deemed a great success! Interested Chamber members or individuals are welcome to join the committee and help us plan for 2016 and beyond.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: Chair: 2015 Heather Wells, 2016 Debra Pitts Members: EB Van Otterloo, Theresa Rubens, Carol Pope and Chamber staff The Membership Committee meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. It was a busy year in the membership committee! The committee worked on getting to know our current members a little better this year. A survey was sent out to our members to determine if expectations of being a member are being met, what we can do to improve the benefits of being a Chamber member, what challenges our members have in operating their business and what topics our members are interested in learning more about at Chamber events. The survey gave the committee fresh, new ideas and suggestions from our members to make their membership even more beneficial to them. Stay tuned! Lions, Tigers & Lemurs in Sequim?! “It’s a Jungle Out There” was the theme for this year’s 9th Annual Business Showcase. The event was a roaring success with a packed house full of amazing vendors and attendees. The Chamber is fortunate to have an active and supportive team of board members along with the staff, who know the importance of the Chamber of Commerce’s Vision and Mission Statement — which is to actively promote, educate and support the business community. The Chamber’s hope is to see the membership continue to grow in the community. TOURISM COMMITTEE

Committee Members: Linda Barnfather, Shelli RobbKahler and Barbara Hanna (City of Sequim). With the wonderful weather of springtime and the comfortable temperatures of summer, Sequim’s weather and location continues to be the envy of the nation. As a result, we experienced yet another significant increase in LTAC revenue and had an outstanding tourism season all the way into the typical “shoulder” season of October. Our Tourism Committee is hard at work making sure we can hit these numbers again next year. We always are vigilant about identifying the best opportunities for tourism and travel to Sequim. We have been the subject of great press in many national publications around the topic, of course, of lavender. Also, our Olympic Discovery Trail has really caught on with bicyclists from all over the country. Plus, interest in our varied outdoor opportunities

continues to be popular. We’re anticipating another surge in visitors with a very localized advertising campaign and promotion being crafted by our partners with the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission. The featured ads are to “come and relax on the Peninsula” — something we all know about and gives cause to the reason why we live here.  This advertising campaign is being featured on key buses in the very congested traffic areas of the 1-5 Corridor and downtown Seattle. So, next time you are in Seattle, look for our Olympic Mountains traveling down a street and know you have a bit of home with you. We always are welcoming new committee members and new ideas. We’re looking forward to another record season in our Sunny Sequim and will continue to make our community shine.

FINANCE AND FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE:

Chair: Jim Weatherly in 2015, Heather Wells in 2016 The Finance Committee is responsible for the budget for the Chamber and Visitor Information Center. Each year the Executive Committee completes a review of the revenues and expenditures, including a determination of cost allocation for those expenses incurred as part of the operation of the VIC. The Fundraising Committee develops new events and programs to benefit the Chamber and provides support for its ongoing operations, including raffles and events. Interested Chamber members or individuals are welcome to join the committee and help us plan for 2016 and beyond.

IRRIGATION FESTIVAL COMMITTEE:

Chair and Appointee to Chamber Board: Deon Kapetan Meeting Date: First Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. dinner/6 p.m. meeting (location varies) The committee organized and executed yet another very successful festival — their 120th! Please see page 7 for a complete Irrigation Festival report!

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Chair: Pete Tjemsland Appointee to Chamber Board: 2015 Genaveve Starr, 2016 Gloria Dahlquist Meetings: Second Thursday at 1:30 p.m. — Sequim Civic Center The Sequim-Shiso Sister City Association fosters a friendship and cultural/educational exchange relationship with the city of Shiso, Japan. The Friendship Garden at Carrie Blake Park, which is maintained by sister city association members, recently was improved when the pavilion was refurbished, benches were replaced, the bridge repaired, the stream cleared and the “island” cleaned — with assistance from local citizens and the Rotary Club. Satoshi Sera and Yoshimi Nishijima attended the Sequim Civic Center Dedication Ceremony as representatives of Shiso Mayor Fukomoto Shouzou on June 13. SSSCA participated in Lavender Weekend by having a booth at Purple Haze Lavender Farm. Sequim received 10 students from Shiso in September and in October 10 student ambassadors went to Shiso, each group accompanied by three chaperones. Consulate-General of Japan Masahiro Omura hosted a reception for Washington/ Japanese sister-city organizations at the Ambassador’s Official Residence in September. Reader’s Theatre Plus donated the proceeds from their performances in October to SSSCA, which is a big help with transportation expenses for student exchanges. ANNUAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORT FOR 2015


MEET YOUR CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2016 BRANDINO GIBSON, PRESIDENT

Washington State Employment Security Department In November 2014, Brandino became a Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber Courtesy Board Member, giving him valuable experience working with the board of directors. This eventually led to his appointment to fill a vacancy as a full board member. During this time he has been a very active member, attending and assisting in numerous Chamber events. Brandino is a Career Pathway Navigator for Employment Security Department. His main responsibilities are connecting businesses with employees and working with the college to assist with Career Pathways for graduating students. He works extensively with many local businesses assisting with employee needs and other business-related issues. Prior to moving to Sequim in 2010, Brandino was director of Lake College in Yuba City Calif., responsible for the day to day operation of an accredited vocational school. Working for a business that was community connected, he found it imperative to be part of the Yuba Sutter Chamber of Commerce. Brandino joined the Chamber as an Ambassador in October 1997 and continued as an Ambassador until moving to Sequim in 2010. During his tenure as an Ambassador he served as both President and Vice President for two terms each. Community involvement always has been very important to Brandino. In April 2013 he was an integral part of starting Sequim FC Adult Soccer League in Sequim which has grown to over 200 participants, providing a healthy activity while building strong community connections. He also is very active with local school activities. As a board member, Brandino brings years of prior and current Chamber of Commerce experience, an extensive leadership background and a strong commitment to community.

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MEET YOUR CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2016 She also maintains membership in the Sequim, Port Angeles and Jefferson County and obtaining its 501(c)3 status, and the Washington State Geocaching Association. She is the Association of Realtors as well as the North Peninsula Building Association. creative brains and active hands behind the wildly successful Sequim Centennial Geocaching event. This event showcased the history and culture of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley, which is near and dear to her heart. Caroline serves on this board because of her knowledge of the area, her relationships and liaisons among the many sectors of this community and her Ballymore Consulting desire to see Sequim thrive. When she is not spending her time serving her community, Marketing, sales and business consulting are Debra’s passion. she can be found hiking, searching for geocaches, attending monthly book club meetings or She has sold software, sponsorships and memberships. She has been enjoying quiet evenings at home. vice president of marketing for a community bank, vice president of membership for a multi-state trade association and been a director of Strategic Alliances for a large software company. Debra has been a Dungeness River Audubon Center customer relationship management consultant for KPMG/Bearing Point, Vanessa was born and raised in Port Angeles. She graduated from is a certified project manager and now has her own consulting business, Bellingham Technical College in the Travel and Tourism Program in Ballymore Consulting. Ballymore Consulting is a firm that advises businesses when they 2001 and worked in the tourism industry on the Olympic Peninsula come to a crossroad. The firm takes organizations from vision to execution to transition. since. She works at the Dungeness River Audubon Center but Debra is active in the community as a board member of Sequim-Dungeness Valley over the years she has gained experience working at the following Chamber of Commerce and is in charge of the annual auction dinner for the Sequim Sunrise businesses: Olympic National Park & Forest, Red Lion Hotel Port Rotary. Angeles, North Olympic Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau and the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce. Vanessa has been involved with the planning of the following events: Dungeness River Festival, BirdFest, The Sunland Golf and Country Club Big Hurt, Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival, Sequim Lavender Festival, Jazz in Tyler Sweet grew up in Langley, British Columbia, where he studied the Olympics, Port Angeles 4th of July Celebration, Olympic Peninsula Senior Games, business marketing at Douglas College. While attending Douglas, Tyler A Taste of the Peninsula, Olympic Cycling Classic, Strait Thunder Hydro Races, Concerts met his wife, Stephanie, a Sequim native. They decided that Sequim on the Pier and Chamber activities. If she was not working for an event in Port Angeles, was the perfect place to raise a family and moved to the area in 2004. she probably was volunteering for it! Knowing the important role the Chamber plays in the Tyler was hired at Sunland Golf and Country Club as the assistant golf community, she would like to serve as a board member to become more involved in Sequim. professional, but it didn’t take long to work his way up the ladder to his current position as general manager. Tyler enjoys volunteering for his local Professional Golfers of America (PGA) chapter and Realtor/RE/MAX Fifth Avenue serves on the Marketing and Education Committees. He was past chairman for the WWCPGA Nell and her husband Scott made the decision to move to Sequim in Patriot Golf Day supporting Folds of Honor. He also serves on the board for the Country 2003. They feel so very fortunate to live in this community and continue Club Managers Association of America as team captain of the International Matches and to enjoy all that it has to offer. Nell grew up in Issaquah and has been in member of the Tournament Committee. Tyler has a passion for helping youth learn about sales and marketing her entire life. She currently works as a real estate the game of golf. He raises money for members of the Boys & Girls Club to attend golf camp broker with RE/MAX Fifth Avenue in Sequim. Her community service every summer and also facilitated the sponsorship and purchase of golf clubs for the B&G includes being a Rotarian since 2003, working with Welfare for Animals Club. Additionally, Tyler has served as a mentor for the Evens Scholarship program helping Guild (WAG) and volunteering at the annual Lavender Weekend. Nell local Sequim High School students receive financial assistance for continued education. In his free time Tyler enjoys all of the best things Olympic Peninsula has to offer: crabbing, has worked with the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce since moving here in biking on the Olympic Discovery Trail, golfing, and spending time with his wife Stephanie 2003 as a representative of various sales and marketing positions with different companies. Nell understands the value and the commitment the Chamber has to represent the area for and son Benjamin. both the local businesses and for tourists who visit Sequim. 

DEBRA PITTS, MEMBERSHIP CHAIR

VANESSA FULLER

TYLER SWEET, SECRETARY/TREASURER

NELL CLAUSEN

CAROLINE STUCKEY

Olympic Mailing Services After moving to Sequim in 1994, Caroline Stuckey recognized the need for a local mailing service. In 1997, after furthering her education in accounting, managerial finance and business management, she started Olympic Mailing Services in her home. The first order of business was to join the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce. Creating a home-based business allowed her to be home while raising her daughter, Erin. When Erin graduated high school and left home for college in 2001, Caroline relocated her business to downtown Sequim. Over the past 18 years, she has cultivated her business by forming strong bonds and friendships with her clients. Caroline brings an expertise to this board that she has acquired over the years from serving on various boards throughout the community: Sequim Chamber, Sequim Irrigation Festival, the New Dungeness Light Station Association, Jazz in the Olympics Society, Sequim Elks, the Museum & Arts Center, International Footprint Association (a nonprofit supporting all local law enforcement and protective services that also raises scholarship funds for youths entering those professions), SHS Band Boosters — further, forming this organization in 1999 10

KAYLENE BYRNE

BrokersGroup Kaylene Byrne moved to Sequim as a teenager where she met and married her high school sweetheart Jubal. After years of working in retail and customer service, Kaylene earned her Real Estate Broker license in 2005. In 2007, she joined with Deborah Norman and Hazel Ault to open BrokersGroup Real Estate Professionals. At the end of 2009, Kaylene took the role of office administrator, which has allowed her to spend more time with her young family. Kaylene has a heart for her community and its future generations. She believes in BrokersGroup’s motto of “Making It Better for Someone Everyday.” She has been involved in various local children’s groups including the Sequim Children’s Hospital Guild, the Sequim/Port Angeles MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) group as well as currently serving as Olympic Peninsula Academy’s PTO treasurer. Kaylene and Jubal have a passion for supporting local industry and small businesses. Working with the Chamber is a great opportunity for her to give back to local businesses and work together to keep our community thriving. ANNUAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORT FOR 2015


MEET YOUR CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2016 JIM WEATHERLY

State of Washington Jim Weatherly is the Port Angeles/Peninsula West End community services division administrator for Department of Social and Health Services. He also serves on the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals board of directors, representing Region 10: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Canada. Additionally, Jim is the owner of a research and consulting business specializing in grant writing and ARTrepreneurship endeavors. Past partnership projects include Clallam Economic Development Council, Olympic Peninsula Tourism Bureau and Catholic Community Services of Western Washington. A constant contributor to community development, his previous positions include Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s Social & Community Services, AmeriCorps director, Olympic Peninsula; FEMA Disaster Recovery Jobs Program grant coordinator, cities of Joplin and Springfield, Mo.; CDC HIV/AIDS education and outreach coordinator, State of Kansas; and assistant statewide director of workforce partnerships in Missouri. Jim also is an AmeriCorps alumnus, having served both in the St. Louis Public Schools District as an education mentor and along the Gulf Coast as part of the first emergency response team deployed during Hurricane Katrina. He grew up in the Ozarks, but has called the Olympic Peninsula home since 2012. Jim and his husband live in Dungeness, along with their three rescue pets: Dylan, Figaro and Bruce Springsteen. Currently, he spends his summers as a volunteer counselor at Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp; gives input as part of the Community Taskforce on Sequim Library Expansion; cherishes Writers on the Spit open mic nights and is a proud KSQM listener. He is an avid concertgoer, hiker, photographer, polar dipper, reader, road tripper, writer and lover of all things cheese.

DEON KAPETAN, IRRIGATION FESTIVAL APPOINTEE TO THE BOARD

Cherry Creek Mortgage Deon Kapetan has been involved in the planning of the Irrigation Festival since 2000, but began participating in the festival long before that by performing in skits at Crazy Daze. She has demonstrated her organizational skills and spirit by co-chairing and then chairing the Crazy Daze Breakfast from 2000-2006. In 2007, she became the chair of the Float Display committee, which manages the parades that the royalty and float travel to around Western Washington. Deon and her husband, Kevin, moved to Sequim in 1990 and have been very active in the community and with the festival. Their two children have been involved in the festival from an early age as well. Deon is the sales manager at Cherry Creek Mortgage in Sequim. Being a volunteer with the festival is “very rewarding and fun experience,” she said. She is excited about her sixth year as Festival Director and sees lots of new ideas, committee members and opportunities happening over the course of the next year. “We are always adapting to the needs of a growing festival by developing teams to better facilitate the festival.” The festival is all about the volunteers and the community. There are 22 committee directors and lots of volunteers who help with each of these festival committees. Some of the newly formed teams within the festival committee have been vital to the success of the festival. This includes some changes to this year’s festival with the development of the “Innovation Arts and Craft Fair,” a revitalization of the former Street Fair, which takes place during the “Crazy Callen Weekend.” With a focus on recycle, repurpose and reuse, we’re excited about this completely revamped event. It is because of the countless volunteers and the financial support of the many local businesses and individuals that we are able to pull off such an enormous festival. The Sequim Irrigation Festival is truly a community event and the festival gives back to the community in many ways. The Royalty often led the charge for community involvement. They and the Festival Committee have participated in the Relay First Federal for Life, collections for the food bank and Toys for Tots, and sending care packages to the Shenna Straling-Younger is the new branch manager for First troops. Deon invites anyone who enjoys the festival events, likes working with a close-knit Federal’s Sequim Avenue branch.  Shenna has been in banking for team and doing something good for the community to consider joining the Irrigation Festival 18 years. Previously, she was the manager for Union Bank as well as Committee. Don’t forget to check us out at www.irrigationfestival.com and like us on Facebook. Sterling Bank in Port Angeles. While working in Port Angeles, Shenna was very involved in the community. She served on the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for three years. She served on the Executive Committee as treasurer for two years. She also Prior to my recent retirement, for the past thirteen years I had served as President of the Ambassador program for two years. She also volunteered for the the privilege of serving the children of U.S. military personnel who Serenity House, the Capitan Joseph House, Peninsula Young Professional Network and live overseas, on U.S. Naval and Air Force Bases. During this time I TAFY. Shenna is excited to now be able to work and be involved in the community in which served as a school guidance counselor in the educational activities of she resides. She has lived in Sequim for five years.  She recently got married to Joe who is the U.S. Defense Department. In this capacity I spent eleven years in a teacher at Sequim High School. She has a daughter who is a junior at the high school and Japan. First, I lived and worked at Atsugi Naval Air Station, located a daughter and stepson who are fourth-graders at Helen Haller. Shenna’s family enjoys all the wonderful things Sequim and the Olympic Peninsula have to offer from hiking to skiing just outside of Tokyo, and lived in a very traditional Japanese house. Later, I transferred to Sasebo Naval Base, on the southern-most home island, called Kyushu. These employment and beach-combing.  postings allowed me to travel extensively, not only through the four Japanese home islands, but also through much of Asia. My adventures in the Greater Tokyo area were especially enjoyable, but after I grew weary of living in an urban area with 35 million people hustling Olympic Medical Center about, I transferred to Sasebo Naval Base, and thoroughly relished the quieter Japanese Jeff Anderson, marketing manager for Olympic Medical Center, lifestyle on the southern-most home island of Kyushu. holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of While living in Japan, I became fascinated with the Japanese history, traditions and Washington and a master’s degree in business administration from culture. For these reasons I am delighted to have an opportunity to serve as the liaison for the University of Arizona. He moved to Sequim in 2008 after visiting the Sequim-Shiso Sister City Association, and the Sequim Chamber of Commerce. In this the area on a regular basis for nearly 20 years. He and his wife, Nicole, capacity I look forward to sharing my knowledge and personal experiences with the children have two children, Evan and Emma. He is proud to represent OMC and citizens of Sequim, with anticipation in bringing an increased awareness regarding and thankful for the opportunity to be considered for a position on the the beauty, simplicity, and peacefulness of the Japanese society and culture. I also hope to Chamber board. He knows that a healthy business community and quality schools are often highlight the vital role our ally, Japan, which is the third wealthiest nation of earth, plays key factors for medical providers looking to relocate to the area. in maintaining world peace.

SHENNA YOUNGER

GLORIA DAHLQUIST SHISO-SEQUIM SISTER CITY APPOINTEE TO THE BOARD

JEFF ANDERSON, DIRECTOR

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Chamber Staff 9TH ANNUAL

SHELLI ROBB-KAHLER – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

BUSINESS SHOWCASE

Shelli is a true “Sequimite” born and raised in Sequim where she has lived her entire live except for the few years she spent in Seattle. There she attended school and took on a job that would be the beginning of her 30-year career in banking. Shelli joined the Chamber as Executive Director in April 2011 and is fortunate to work with a dedicated board of directors who are passionate about their business community and devoted to its success. Shelli thoroughly enjoys being active in all of the many aspects of Chamber involvement and enjoys the vast variety her job entails, as well as working closely with business owners and organizations throughout the Sequim-Dungeness Valley. Shelli states, “Representing the Sequim Chamber and the community is an energetic task; however, it is a privilege and an honor to do so!” Shelli is married to her husband Marty and has two adult sons Brady Robb and Colin Kahler.

For the ninth year in a row, the Business Showcase — themed “It’s a Jungle Out There” was a resounding success! Forty-one local businesses and restaurants participated in the October 2015 event. The evening’s new change in format provided educational Chamber benefit exhibits, as well as being a fun-filled event, with many vendors providing games and prizes. This annual event highlights the abundance and quality of our local businesses and many great connections always are made during the evening’s event. The Business Showcase could not take place without the wonderful help from our sponsors who in 2015 were: Gold — Sequim Gazette (9th year!) Silver — The Lodge at Fifth Avenue/Sherwood Assisted Living/The Fifth Avenue Retirement Center and First Federal. Bronze — Sound Community Bank, Discovery Memory Care, The UPS Store, Evergreen Home Loans and Habitat for Humanity. Plans already are underway for the 10th annual Expo that will be held on Oct. 25. This evening is touted as the best networking event on the peninsula, so call the Chamber and reserve your place for 2016 as 2015 was sold out!

MELANIE SANDS, FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR

Melanie Sands relocated to Sequim approximately a year ago from Jackson, Wyo., where she worked more than 25 years for the Snow King Resort. After almost a year of traveling across the country to their new destination, she and her husband have settled in and are remodeling a home in Sequim. Welcome to the Chamber, Melanie!

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Jodi has been the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce Administrative Assistant since April 2014. She has a bachelor of arts in psychology from Mills College, in Oakland, Calif., and since moving to Sequim in 2004, she has been an entrepreneur in the community building a skin-care business. Operating her own business has helped Jodi develop her skills in sales, marketing, management, training and recruiting.  Jodi and her 10-year-old daughter like to attend and/or participate in many activities, especially those that involve performing arts, local sports and animals. Her passion for the community of Sequim, as well as for working with people, makes her a good fit for the Chamber and Visitor & Information Center.

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The Chamber Board of Directors adopts an annual budget to provide for the most efficient and productive use of revenues received by the Chamber throughout the year. The board then monitors Chamber revenues and expenditures through a variety of reports provided at each monthly meeting of the Board. The Chamber’s fiscal year is based on the calendar year beginning Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. The Chamber is in good financial standing and made healthy additions to its reserves in 2015. The Chamber also has established exciting fundraising goals and ideas for 2016. As indicated in past years, it is important to note that the Chamber’s annual budget provides for separate accounting for the following activities: Chamber member services, Visitor Information Center operations, Irrigation Festival, Shiso Sister City Program, Flower Basket/Retail Trade, Howard Wood Memorial Scholarship fund and the Sequim Community Choir. ANNUAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REPORT FOR 2015


ANNUAL VISITORS 2015:

January ......................................547 February ....................................643 March .........................................847 April ....................................... 1,158 May ........................................ 1,525 June ....................................... 2,233 July .........................................4,691 August .....................................2,857 September .............................. 1,803 October .......................................970 November ...................................530 December ...................................462

Sequim Visitor Information Center • Clean and stocked restrooms The Chamber staff and volunteers operate the Visitor Information Center (VIC) seven • Access to the Internet days a week with closures scheduled only for major holidays. Approximately 90 percent of Chamber staff coordinates the scheduling of 57 volunteers who contribute nearly 6,000 the Chamber’s building is allocated to the operations of the VIC. While some of our visitors arrive at the VIC at some point during their stay in Sequim, hours each year and serve nearly 20,000 visitors annually. Visitors arrive from all 50 many others may not be staying in Sequim but merely passing through to Port Angeles or states and countries from around the world including Germany, Taiwan, Norway, France, Hurricane Ridge, heading to Forks or the West End and the ocean beaches, heading toward Australia, China and the Czech Republic to name just a few! Seattle or exploring our area during their stay elsewhere on the peninsula. Others still are trying to decide where to stay, how long they should stay and what to do while they are here. And that’s where our staff and volunteers can help! In addition to providing staff support for telephone calls, travel planner mailing and e-mail responses, the Chamber staff and volunteers provide information at the VIC to encourage visitors to: 1. Stay in Sequim 2. Extend their stay in Sequim 3. Return to Sequim for another visit 4. Encourage friends and families to visit Sequim 5. Change their plans and stay in Sequim Some of the frequently asked questions/requests are: Photo by Colin Kahler 1. What’s a good place to stay here in Sequim? 2. So what is there to do here in Sequim? 3. Do you have a good map of Sequim? My GPS has me lost, can you help? Regulars: Suzanne Anaya, Georgia Bradley, Frank Cimino, Scott Clausen, Jean 4. We were passing through and wondered if it was worth stopping here in Sequim. Collison, Dale Gustafson, Clare Henson, Jack Hubley, Ed Johnson, Barbara Kellie, 5. Looks like we need to spend more time here (or come back). What are our lodging options? Susan LeBrun, Montel Livingston, Melissa Murray, Mike Murray, Pat Nellis, Esther Even before they arrive in Sequim, visitors are accessing the services of the Visitor Nelson, Ken Rausch, Cathy Rawlings, Linda Schulz, Randy Skoglund, Donna Spalding, Information Center via the Chamber’s website at www.sequimchamber.com or the city’s Bill Swears, Ellen Swears and Joan Wright. website at www.visitsunnysequim.com by submitting e-mail requests for information or the Alternates/Special: Bob Anundson, Gail Anundson, Joe Borden, Tawana Borden, mailing of a Sequim Travel Planner. The toll-free number, 1-800-737-8462, affords interested Terry Brundage, Irene Burfitt, Marcia Clockedile, Maja Cox, Carol Darby, Sherie Dills, parties the opportunity to call the Chamber, speak to a staff member or volunteer and have Bob Doane, Susan Doane, Heidi Eggebroten, Charlotte Frazier, Patricia Guthrie, Faith specific questions answered or needs fulfilled. Haynes, Linda Hindes, Colin Kahler, Amala Kuster, Corrine Lookabaugh, Jean Martin, On their arrival in Sequim, visitors to the VIC are pleased to find: Carole Neidhardt, Linda Ogden, Ken Olin, Keith Pardue, Dorothy Plenerty, Dan Schulz, • A facility that is clean and inviting, visible and accessible Patti See, JoAnn Sharts, Sally J. Tysver, E.B. Van Otterloo, Bill Volmut, Dottie West • Happy greeters who are trained and knowledgeable and Emily Westcott. • Resources and information: visitor guides, travel planners, rack cards

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2015 Chamber Partners

Jim McEntire Clallam County Commissioner

Candace Pratt 2015 City of Sequim Mayor

Citizen of the Year Award

Will Purser Colleen M. McAleer Clallam Public Port of Port Utilities District Angeles Commissioner Commissioner

Lisa Bridge Sequim Farmers Market Market Manager

“Congratulations to the newly appointed Mayor of Sequim, Dennis Smith, and Clallam County Commissioner, Mark Ozias”

The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to announce Cliff Vining, a 30-year dedicated volunteer at the Sequim Food Bank, as the 2014 Citizen of the Year. Vining was nominated by Mark Ozias. “Cliff Vining has been a volunteer at the Sequim Food Bank since the 1980s. He has performed many roles over the years, but the one constant has been his loving dedication to Sequim’s hungry. As he has done for 30 years, Cliff still arrives at the food bank nearly every day to sort food and stock shelves. Up until 2014, Cliff hand-built every single Family Holiday Meal box himself! Cliff has volunteered an estimated 20,000 volunteer hours to the food bank. Cliff is one of Sequim’s “silent heroes.” Those who aren’t familiar with the food bank or his work there might never know of the service he has provided for so many in our community, for such a very long time. Cliff does not volunteer for appearances. He is not looking for notoriety. Cliff gives generously of his time, talent and resources. Cliff Vining deserves to be recognized as Citizen of the Year because there could be no more fitting way to recognize his decades of steady service. Thank you, Cliff, for helping to ensure that “no one goes hungry in Sequim.” Vining died at age 93, just days prior to the luncheon, and was awarded posthumously along with four other

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finalists, David Blakeslee, Melissa Murray and Judy Reandeau Stipe — all nominated for their contributions toward the betterment of the community. A committee of previous recipients selected finalists from a pool of Sequim citizens nominated by members of the community. Finalists are chosen based on their history of outstanding volunteer service to the Sequim community. Annually, the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for and determines the Citizen of the Year under the following criteria: • Nominees shall be residents of Eastern Clallam County (primarily Sequim School District area.) • Nominees shall be persons who have performed outstanding service to the community. • Service rendered by nominees shall be above, beyond and generally outside the regular occupation of the nominee. • Two persons working jointly in a community project or projects may be nominated to receive a joint award. Groups of more than two will not be considered. Persons making nominations should bear in mind the foregoing guidelines, while fully understanding that the selection tribunal must, of necessity be the final authority. The Sequim Citizen of the Year 2015 will be announced on Feb. 23 at the Chamber’s luncheon to be held at Sunland.

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Bell & Futch, CPA ........................................... 683-5290 David R. McHugh, CPA .................................... 683-7931 Kanters, CPA .................................................. 683-8732 Sequim Tax Service ......................................... 683-2548

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ATTORNEY

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BANKS

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Seven Cedars Casino ...................................... 683-7777 Sequim Fresh Catering ..................................... 683-8575

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Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church ..................... 681-0946 Olympic Bible Fellowship ................................ 683-6731 Sequim Bible Church ....................................... 683-4135 Sequim Center for Spiritual Living ...................... 681-0177 Sequim Community Church ............................... 683-4194 Sequim Seventh-day Adventist Church ................ 683-7373 St. Luke’s Episcopal Church .............................. 683-4862 The Crossing Church........................................ 477-0609 Trinity United Methodist Church ......................... 683-5367

CIVIC/ORGANIZATION

Clallam County Courthouse .............................. 417-2233 North Olympic Library System .......................... 683-1161

CLEANING SERVICES, FIRE & WATER CLEANUP AND RESTORATION

America's Elite Inc. .......................................... 912-1412 Servpro of Clallam & Jefferson County ............... 683-0773

Accurate Angle Crane ...............................360-461-9857 Air Flo Heating ............................................... 683-3901 Allen & Charters Ent., Inc. ................................ 461-1381 Allform Welding, Inc. ....................................... 681-0584 Bill Mair Heating & Air, Inc............................... 683-4245 Bill's Plumbing & Heating ................................. 683-7996 Blake Tile & Stone ........................................... 681-2877 by Design Group, Inc....................................... 582-1843 C & J Excavating, Inc. ...................................... 683-7741 Cascade Bark ................................................. 582-9592 Cedar Ridge Properties .................... 683-3300/452-1232 Clark Land Office ............................................ 681-2161 Cornerstone Builders ........................................ 683-8477 Discount Cabinets of Washington ...................... 683-9171 Estes Builders .................................................. 683-8756 George E. Dickinson Construction...................... 683-8332 Home Depot ................................................... 582-1620 K-3 Construction .............................................. 683-4059 L.P. Hanna Construction.................................... 452-1572 McCrorie Carpet One ...................................... 683-7500 North Peninsula Building Association ................. 452-8160 Pierson Contracting ...................................360-477-3790 Power Trip Energy Corp .............................360-643-3080 Sequim Redimix, Inc ........................................ 683-5680 Sherwin Williams ............................................ 681-8675 Strait Flooring ................................................. 683-4343 Thomas Building Center ................................... 683-3393 Town & Country Post Frame Buildings...........425-743-1555 Westerra Homes........................................360-509-0633

CONSULTING

Ballymore Consulting .................................360-797-1453 Heart & Soul Works ......................................... 582-1081 Parnassus Analytics ...................................360-504-2690

DENTIST

Irwin Dental Center.......................................... 457-0489 Richard E. Davies, DDS, PS .............................. 683-4850 Sequim Family Dentistry, Inc. ............................ 681-8884 Zbaraschuk Dental Care................................... 683-3626

DENTURIST

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FUNERAL

Linde-Price Funeral Service ............................... 683-1649 Sequim Valley Chapel ...................................... 683-5242 Photo by John Gussman

FARM & GARDEN

Clallam County Fairgrounds.............................. 417-2551 Community Organic Gardens of Sequim ............ 582-1106 Dungeness Valley Creamery ............................. 683-0716 Fat Cat Garden & Gifts .................................... 681-6832 Graysmarsh Farm ............................................ 683-5563 Happy Valley Alpaca Ranch ............................. 681-0948 Nash's Farm Store ........................................... 681-6274 Peony Farm .................................................... 808-4099 Roji Home & Garden ....................................... 683-1078 Sequim Farmers Market.................................... 460-2668 The Co-op Farm & Garden ............................... 683-4111 WSU Extension of Clallam County ..................... 417-2279

FESTIVAL

Olympic Music Festival ..............................360-732-4800 Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire ........ 461-3950 or 670-6294 Sequim Irrigation Festival ................................. 683-6197 Sequim Lavender Festival.................................. 681-3035

FINANCIAL/FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. ................... 582-3168 Arthur Buhrer – Sequim Home Loans .................. 477-1011 Caliber Home Loans ..................................360-406-5281 Castell Financial.............................................. 683-9284 Cherry Creek Mortgage Co. ............................. 683-1515 Craft3 ......................................................555-231-2171 Edward Jones & Co. ........................................ 683-7204 Evergreen Home Loans ..................................... 681-8419 Peninsula Mortgage ......................................... 683-2429 Pierson Financial Group .............................360-912-2333 The Sterling Insurance & Financial Group .....360-797-4004 TSYS Merchant Solutions .................................. 461-5196

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Sunland Golf & Country Club ........................... 683-6800 The Cedars at Dungeness .............................683-6344 x5

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GROCERY

Costco Wholesale ........................................... 406-2025 Kettel’s 76 Deli & Car Wash ............................. 683-6226 The Longhouse Market & Deli ............................ 681-6713

HEALTH & FITNESS

Anytime Fitness .............................................. 683-4110 Fit4life Studio.................................................. 464-5231 Perfect Balance ............................................... 797-3473

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Clear Water Bidets .......................................... 565-5418 Creative Changes......................................972-345-2671 Lavish Day Spa .........................................360-797-5832 Lodge Chiropractic .......................................... 681-2220 Peak Performance Therapy ............................... 683-8331 Sequim Chiropractic Clinic ............................... 681-2414 Sequim Clinic for Acupuncture & Naturopathic Medicine .............................. 683-0652 Sequim MFR .............................................360-216-6088 Sorensen Chiropractic ...................................... 683-7911 Tender Touches Spa at Cedar Creek.................................. The Body Mind and Spirit Coach .................360-797-3929 ViaVita Chiropractic & Wellness ........................ 683-4989

HOUSING

Elk Creek Apartments ....................................... 681-0646

Suncrest Apartments I & II ................................. 683-5044 Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments .............. 681-3800 Vintage At Sequim........................................... 681-4018

INDIVIDUAL

Annette Hanson .............................................. 681-5146 Diane M. Fatzinger ...................................360-775-5952 Emily Westcott ................................................ 683-0183 Esther F. Nelson .............................................. 683-7340 Jeri Smith ....................................................... 683-7687 Jim Stoffer ................................................360-775-9356 Joe Borden ..................................................... 683-3408 Pam Leonard-Ray .......................................360-912-3421 Scott Clausen ............................................360-775-6801 Virginia O'Neil ............................................... 460-6692

INSURANCE

Bell Street Insurance......................................... 683-3397 Castell Insurance ............................................. 683-9284 EHL Insurance, Inc. ....................................360-779-4448 Fryer & Sons Insurance, Inc. ............................. 683-7988 Gellor Insurance .............................................. 683-3352 Homer Smith Insurance .................................... 683-4970 Insurance Services Group ................................. 683-3355 State Farm Insurance........................................ 683-2228

JEWELERS

Cole's Jewelers ............................................... 683-3833 Plaza Jewelers, Inc .......................................... 683-1418

LAUNDRY

Olympic Laundry & Cleaners ............................ 457-3315

LAVENDER/HERB

Dungeness Bay Lavender .................................. 683-9975 Jardin Du Soleil ............................................... 582-1185 Lost Mountain Lavender .................................... 681-2782 Martha Lane Lavender ..................................... 582-9355 Olympic Lavender Heritage Farm ...................... 683-4475 Purple Haze Lavender ...................................... 683-1714 Sequim Lavender Company .............................. 582-1907 Sequim Lavender Farmers Association. ............... 452-4877

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LOGGING

Bekkevar Logging & Trucking ............................ 683-3655

MANUFACTURING

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MARINE

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MEDIA

KONP Radio – 1450 AM & 102.1 FM .............. 457-1450 KSQM – 91.5 FM ........................................... 681-0000 Lawton Publications ...................................509-534-1044 Olympic Peninsula Red Book Telephone Directory ............... ...............................................................425-488-3211 Olympic Wi-Fi ................................................ 681-7050 Peninsula Daily News ...................................... 452-2345 Sequim Gazette .............................................. 683-3311 The Local Pages of WA, LCC ......................888-249-6920 Wave Broadband ......................................360-840-3989

HOSPITALS / CLINICS

Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic ......... 582-0218 Olympic Medical Center .................................. 417-7000 Rain Shadow Integrative Medicine...............360-504-3243

MEDICAL SUPPORT

Assured Hospice ............................................. 582-3796 Bridge Builders, LTD ......................................... 683-8334 Caregivers Home Health-Sequim ....................... 683-7377 Home Instead Senior Care ................................ 681-2511 Korean Women’s Association ............................ 582-1647 Olympic Ambulance ........................................ 681-4882 Rescare Homecare .......................................... 683-2497 Wright's Home Care Agency ............................ 457-9236

MUSEUM

Museum & Art Center ...................................... 683-8110

MUSIC

Olympic Music School ...............................360-461-0904 Olympic Peninsula Men's Chorus....................... 457-5374 Sequim City Band............................................ 809-9989 Sequim Community Orchestra ........................... 681-5469

OFFICE EQUIP

Pacific Office Equipment Sequim Sales Group ..... 417-3600

OPTOMETRIST

Sequim Vision Clinic ........................................ 683-3389

ORGANIZATION

American Cancer Society ...........................425-322-1120 Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula .................................. 683-8095 BPO Elks Lodge #2642 .................................... 683-2763 18

Captain Joseph House Foundation ...............360-460-7848 Citizens for Sequim Schools ........................360-460-5560 Clallam County Democrats ............................... 582-3737 Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County ............. 681-6780 League of Women Voters of Clallam County ........ 681-8490 New Dungeness Light Station Assn. ................... 683-6638 Newcomers' Club of North Olympic Peninsula .... 681-3856 Olympic Community Action Programs ..........360-385-2571 Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society .................. 681-4076 Olympic Peninsula Bed & Breakfast Association... 452-2322 Olympic View Community Foundation ................ 797-1338 Parenting Matters Foundation ............................ 681-2250 Port Angeles Marathon Association ................... 417-1301 Port of Port Angeles ......................................... 417.3371 Rotary Club of Sequim .................................................... Rotary Club/Sunrise ........................................ 683-3397 Sequim Bay Yacht Club .................................... 582-9564 Sequim Education Foundation .....................360-460-7465 Sequim Family Advocates ...........................360-477-2558 Sequim Food Bank ..................683-1205 (Cell/775-6321) Sequim Guild of Seattle Children's Hospital ........ 582-0629 Sequim Masonic Temple ................................... 683-5330 Sequim PC Users Group .......................... 1-425-610-9058 Sequim Prairie Garden Club ............................. 808-3434 Sequim Prairie Grange..................................... 683-7021 Sequim Shiso Sister City Association .................. 683-7637 Sequim Valley Lions Club.................................. 461-6090 Shipley Center ................................................ 683-6806 Soroptimist International of Sequim .................... 683-2535 United Way of Clallam County .......................... 457-3011 VFW Post 4760 .............................................. 683-9546

PERSONAL SERVICES

The Elegant Pen Personal Assistant Services ........ 582-6011 Your Girl Friday ........................................360-477-5428

PHOTOGRAPHY

Ernst Fine Art Photography ............................... 808-6058 Phil Tauran Photography .............................360-809-0043 Ross Hamilton Photography .............................. 683-6595

PROPANE

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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Action Property Management ............................ 681-4737 Landmark Property Mgmt., Inc........................... 683-3338 Properties by Landmark .................................... 452-1326 Windermere Sunland Property Management ....... 683-6880

REAL ESTATE

BrokersGroup, Real Estate Professionals ............. 681-8778 Heidi Hansen – Realtor .................................... 477-5322 John L. Scott Real Estate ................................... 683-4131 Mark N. McHugh Real Estate ............................ 683-0660 McNish Real Estate Brokerage .......................... 683-6500 Nell Clausen – Realtor RE/MAX Fifth Avenue ..... 683-1500 Olympic View Properties .................................. 683-3300 Peter Black Real Estate ..................................... 683-4116 Pioneer 1031 Company .............................360-477-7037

Professional Real Estate .................................... 683-3564 RE/MAX Fifth Avenue ...................................... 683-1500 Schwab Realty ................................................ 683-4015 Sherry Grimes Realtor – Coldwell Banker .....360-460-5303 Team McAleer – RE/MAX Fifth Avenue ............... 683-1500 Thomas E. Montgomery – John L. Scott Real Estate .. 460-3796 Town & Country .............................................. 683-6000 Waves Waterfront Properties ......................360-385-6860 Windermere Real Estate, Sunland ...................... 683-6880 Windermere Real Estate/East............................ 683-4844

RECIPROCAL MEMBER

City of Sequim ................................................ 683-4139 Clallam County Sheriffs Office Clallam County Courthouse ........................... 417-2460 Economic Development Corporation ................. 457-7793 Forks Chamber of Commerce ......................800-443-6757 Olympic National Park .................................... 452-4501 Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau ...................... 452-8552 Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce.................. 452-2363 U.S. Postal Service /Sequim Branch................... 681-7833

RECREATION

Dungeness River Audubon Center ...................... 681-4076 Morning Star Balloon Company ..................360-601-2433 Olympic Game Farm ....................................... 683-4295 Olympic Peninsula Adventures ....................360-775-1102 Port Angeles Whale Watch Co. ..................360-293-4215 Puget Sound Express ..................................360-385-5288 Sequim Picklers ............................................... 681-3845

RESTAURANT

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2015 CHAMBER MEMBERS Bauer Interior Design ....................................... 683-6338 Budget Blinds .................................................. 582-9200 Fieldnotes ....................................................... 683-8208 Hart's Fine Books ............................................ 683-8080 Local Yarn Shop ........................................830-765-0346 Olympic Mist Skin Care .............................360-912-3273 Over the Fence ............................................... 681-6851 Pondicherri ..................................................... 681-4431 Scentsy ....................................................360-460-6932 Sequim Consignment Shop ............................... 683-5333 Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild Thrift Shop ..... 683-7044 Serenity House ................................................ 683-8269 Solar City Boutique .......................................... 681-7299 West Coast Sea Glass................................360-461-9560

STORAGE / MOVING

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TRANSLATION SERVICES

Gilgal Oasis RV Park ....................................... 452-1324 Rainbow's End RV Park .................................... 683-3863 RV Park Association of the North Olympic Peninsula ........... 452-7054

SCHOOL

RESTAURANT SUPPLIES

Peninsula College ............................................ 452-9277 Peninsula College Foundation ........................... 417-6535 Sequim School District Office ............................ 582-3260

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RETAIL

SENIOR SERVICES

All Around Bikes ............................................. 681-3868 Banana Belt Kelly ............................................ 582-0339

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All Safe Mini Storage....................................... 683-6646 Sequim Stow Place .......................................... 683-4628 Sequim Valley Center ....................................... 683-3737 Spaeth Transfer, Inc. ..................................800-244-5071 Sunnyside Mini Storage ................................... 683-7660

THEATER/STAGE

Olympic Theatre Arts ....................................... 683-7326

TITLE COMPANY

Clallam Title Co. ............................................. 683-2000 Land Title & Escrow Company ........................... 683-7281 Olympic Peninsula Title Co. .............................. 683-4170 Olympic Language Center ..........................360-775-6775

TRANSPORTATION

Black Ball Ferry/M.V. Coho .............................. 457-4491 Clallam Transit ................................................ 452-4511 Olympic Bus Lines ........................................... 417-0700 Rocket Transportation ....................................... 683-8087

TRIBAL

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe ................................ 683-1109

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Olympic Cellars Winery ................................... 452-0160 Olympic Peninsula Wineries .......................800-785-5495 Wind Rose Cellars........................................... 681-0690

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