Local business and industry leaders can preregister Sept. 29 for a tourism summit on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Fort Worden.
Topics include the current tourism marketing landscape, how to decide on components of an integrated marketing plan, how to use marketing partnerships to stretch the budget and the importance of travel writers.
Registration is $85. The price includes lunch.
Phil Castell and John Coulson of Castell Insurance are authorized to offer American Association of Retired Persons branded products and licensed, trained, and ready for the upcoming Medicare annual enrollment period.
Castell offers free Medicare reviews all day Monday-Friday. Walk-ins are welcome.
Visit 426 E. Washington St., Sequim, call 683-9284 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
An anusara yoga workshop will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 and 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at 92 Plain Jane Lane, Sequim.
The cost is $30.
Register at www.sequim
yoga.com or call 206-321-1718.
Quality Inn wins awards
Choice Hotels International, Inc., awarded Roy Howell, Damian Humphreys and Bret Wirta of the Quality Inn & Suites hotel of Sequim the Eco-Excellence, Innovation and Support Staff Service Excellence Awards respectively.
The Eco-Excellence award is for increasing green operations to better the environment. Howell won the award for an expanded recycling program.
The Innovation award is for new practices to increase guest satisfaction or hotel efficiency. Humphreys won the award for ideas that contributed to the hotel's record revenue in 2009.
The Support Staff Service Excellence award is for surpassing a guest's service expectations. Wirta won the award for his dedication to service excellence and to his staff.
Henery's Garden Center
Create a holiday centerpiece using paperwhites and assorted greens in a glass container at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Henery's Garden Center, 1060 Sequim-Dungeness Way, Sequim.
The cost is $20.
Rose Marschall, micro-hydration specialist, demonstrates Kangen water 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Natural Healing Clinic, 162 South Barr Road, Port Angeles.
A raw and living foods class will be held in association with Common Sense Nutritional Therapy at 10 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 11 and 25 at the Sequim Library conference room, 630 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.
Cost is $35 per person.
VIP lunch returns noon, Monday, Oct. 18, in the same location. A minimum $5 donation is requested.
The Sequim Gazette is located at 147 W. Washington Street in Sequim.
Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Phone 360-683-3311, or toll free at 800-829-5810. FAX 360-683-6670.
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