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March 25, 2014  |  By Teresa Verraes in News  |  No Comments Yet

Spring Vegetable Gardening by Seed and Starts Lecture


“Spring Vegetable Gardening by Seed and Starts” is the WSU Master Gardeners March educational lecture series subject. This free brown bag garden lecture takes place April 21, 12-1, at the WSU Extension office in Point Hudson.  Read More


March 25, 2014  |  By Teresa Verraes in News  |  No Comments Yet

Bootcamp aims to connect entrepreneurs with experts


MOSCOW, Idaho and Pullman, Washington — Sometimes the margin between a great idea and a successful business is incredibly fine. The Palouse Knowledge Corridor aims to help close the gap with its upcoming Be the Entrepreneur Bootcamp, aimed at entrepreneurs young and old throughout the Northwest.

The Be the Entrepreneur Bootcamp, held June 21-25 in Moscow, Idaho, and Pullman, Wash., will connect budding entrepreneurs in value-added agriculture, animal health and emerging technology with experts in those fields, as well as business, marketing, research, legal and financing. The event will draw on the Palouse’s knowledge base, including research universities Washington State University and the University of Idaho, Whitman and Latah counties, and other experts in the fertile region. Read More


March 24, 2014  |  By Teresa Verraes in News  |  No Comments Yet

New Member Spotlight – Full Circle HR


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Betsi Farrell former Director of Human Resources for non-profit and for profit organizations in Washington, Alaska and California and Gigi Callaizakis, who has provided contracted Human Resources services for organizations on the Olympic Peninsula through her company, Harmonia, LLC joined forces as Full-Circle HR, LLC in the last quarter of 2013. Together, they have over 40 years of Professional Human Resources experience. Read More


March 21, 2014  |  By Teresa Verraes in News  |  No Comments Yet

New Member Spotlight – Ferino’s Pizzeria


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Ferino’s Pizzeria is having a grand Re-Opening March 29th. Same staff that’s been here for years, just a new owner.

Ferino’s Pizzeria staff takes pride in having served Jefferson County since 1986. Longtime manager and new owner, Adam Burns, is looking forward to carrying on the tradition of a family friendly environment and over the top service that has made Ferino’s such a success all these years. In fact, Ferino’s ingrained mission is: “WE CREATE HAPPINESS BY COOKING AND SERVING THE BEST PIZZA IN A CLEAN AND FRIENDLY PLACE, BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE”. Ferino’s Pizzeria is located at 846 Ness’ Corner Rd. in Port Hadlock.  For an online menu go to www.Ferinos.com or to reach by phone, (360) 385-0840.


March 10, 2014  |  By Teresa Verraes in News  |  No Comments Yet

Please Help Our Tourism Industry by Taking This Survey


 

 

      

 IMPORTANT: Survey Due By March 22 

The Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission is collaborating with North Star Destination Strategies on a research-based project to help develop a stronger identity for promoting tourism. The Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission is the region’s destination marketing organization (a cooperative partnership between Neah Bay; Sequim; Port Angeles; Shelton/Mason County; Port Ludlow; Port Townsend; Clallam Bay and Sekiu; Forks and La Push; Port Hadlock-Chimacum-Nordland-Irondale; Amanda Park and Quinault; Kalaloch; Quilcene and Brinnon). The Tourism Commission is responsible for protecting and promoting the consumer brand of the area to visitors and potential visitors. 

The purpose of this critical exercise is to develop and clearly identify the optimal strategic direction for the area. The unique process developed by North Star, called Community BrandPrint, is known throughout the United States for its ability to effectively generate positive marketing growth.

In order to determine what path to take for this cooperative effort, information will be gathered from several sources in a process that will pinpoint where the region should target its marketing efforts in the coming years.

 Please click on the link below to take the survey. Your survey will remain confidential, and the information will be presented in total.

Survey Link: Port Angeles Tourism Vision Survey

In order to expedite this process, the survey must be completed no later than March 22, 2014.

Thank you in advance for your input and cooperation.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Diane Schostak at (360)452-8552.


March 06, 2014  |  By Teresa Verraes in News  |  No Comments Yet

WSU Extension – WIMBY (Worms in Your Backyard) Lecture


“WIMBY (Worms in Your Backyard)” is the WSU Master Gardeners March educational lecture series subject. This free brown bag garden lecture takes place March 17, 12-1, at the WSU Extension office in Point Hudson.

This lecture will be presented by Jefferson County Master Gardener, Linda Pfafman.  Linda will give tips on how to raise and care for compost worms, and how they benefit the environment and your garden.

The “Garden Talk: Aphids to Zucchini” lecture series is sponsored by WSU Jefferson County Master Gardeners and is held March through November, on the third Monday of each month, at noon.

For more information, please email Jefferson County WSU Master Gardeners at mastergardenerjefferson@gmail.com .