Our Community at Work



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KPLU Radio reports on Our Community at Work 07.10.09

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Click on the links below and watch our progress.  The first project was started April 29, 2009.  The last building in the project was finished on October 1, 2009.

FRESHENING PAINT/FACADE CLEANING AND/OR LANDSCAPE

  • Family Shoe Store
  • Brown's Outdoor
  • Port Book & News
  • Lee Plaza
  • Sound Bike & Kayak
  • Art Front Gallery
  • Necessities & Temptations
  • Currency Exchange Booth on Railroad Ave.
  • Peninsula Daily News--New Roof
  • Willie Lou's
  • Boettger Building
  • Fiddlehead's

(Bolded projects have been completed)             

OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
             

THANKS TO KATHY CHARLTON, OLYMPIC CELLARS, FOR BRINGING HER IDEA TO US!  WHAT A GREAT WAY TO BEAUTIFY OUR CITY THROUGH A TOTAL COMMUNITY EFFORT.
                                           
Many thanks to Nathan West, Kent Myers, Eric Walrath and City Staff for approving the Global Permit after working with Andy Callis of Callis Insurance and Russ Veenema, Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

  • Do It Best Hardware
  • Hartnagel's
  • Angeles Millwork
  • Port Angeles Food Bank
  • Parker Paint
  • NC Machinery
  • First Street Haven
  • Chestnut Cottage
  • Liquid Painting
  • Cornerhouse Restaurant
  • The Tudor Inn
  • Swain's
  • Fastenal
  • Country Aire
  • Olympic Laundry
  • Necessities & Temptations
  • Olympic Cellars Winery
  • Five SeaSuns Bed & Breakfast
  • City of Port Angeles
  • Port Angeles Downtown Association
  • Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce

CO-CHAIRS

Edna Petersen
Necessities & Temptations
217 N. Laurel
457-6400      
 
Jan Harbick
Five SeaSuns B&B
Port Angeles Downtown Assn.
208 N. Laurel St.
452-8248

DESIGN

Charles Smith
Lindberg & Smith Architects
452-6116

Alicia Brewin
Alicia Interiors

PUBLICITY

Kathy Charlton
Olympic Cellars
683-4811
       
Richard Stephens
PALOA/ Peninsula Daily News
417-3544
       
Mary Brelsford
Olympic Peninsula Visitors Bureau
       
Deborah Anastasi Black
       
Kathy Kidwell

VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Cathy Haight
477-4690

Jody Moss
United Way
       
Linty Hopie
Peninsula College

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Barbara Frederick
Executive Director                   
Port Angeles Downtown Assn.
457-9614

Nathan West
Economic Development Director
City of Port Angeles
 
Daniel Bialzik
City of Port Angeles
 

It's Time for a Party! July 11 is the Day

The July 11 celebration, titled “Welcome to the New Port Angeles,” showcases the best the city has to offer, and is a tribute to the dedicated volunteers that visualized a vibrant, inviting downtown and continue working towards realizing that vision. The day begins with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the newly renovated downtown core, and features art, local cuisine and music.Welcome to the New Port Angeles Celebration Line-Up of Events


Time                            Activity                                                             Location

11:00 a.m.                   Second Weekend Art Event                 Downtown Art Galleries

See artists at work in galleries throughout the downtown area. Full list of galleries and walking map available at most local hotels, restaurants, and at all participating art galleries.

Noon – 1 a.m.             Wine on the Waterfront                               The Landings,                                                                       Laurel St. & E. Railroad

                                    First Anniversary Celebration

Wine on the Waterfront, Port Angeles’ neighborhood wine bar, is celebrating its first anniversary with local wines and live music.

1:00 p.m.                     Welcome to the New Port Angeles     Front St. & Lincoln Sts.
Ribbon Cutting

“Our Community at Work” volunteers will cut the ribbon and welcome the public to the new downtown core. 

1:15 – 3:15                  Music & All-American Picnic                   Gateway Pavilion

Food Bank of Port Angeles staff will cook hot dogs and serve lemonade to the public, free of charge. Cake Will be served in thanks to Our Community at Work volunteers. Music will be provided by DJ Duo Double Exposure.

2:00 – 4:00                  Art on the Town Unveiling & Guided Art Walks hourly from  Gateway Pavilion

Four new exhibits will be unveiled in Port Angeles’ outdoor art gallery, “Art on the Town.” Free art walks guided by local artists will include explanation of the new exhibits, as well as some of the other 62 pieces located throughout Port Angeles’ downtown core. New exhibits include “Flying Fish Woman,” painted steel; “The Long Journey,” salvaged steel; “The Vernal One,” stone & steel; and “Vertebrae,” a bigger-than-life size whale vertebrae made of polished and buffed concrete. Vertebrae is a working exhibit. Visitors can observe artist Alex Anderson of Sequim at work throughout the summer. The exhibit is located at Valley Creek Estuary Park.


2:00 – 4:00                  Guided Building Tours with Architect Charlie Smith hourly from Gateway Pavilion 
Local architect and historian Charlie Smith will guide historic walking tours of the newly renovated buildings in Port Angeles’ downtown core. Tours are free, and depart on the hour.

All Day                        Twilight Storefront Vignette                       200 W. First Street
Fans of Stephenie Meyers’ Twilight series of books will recall Bella’s trip to Port Angeles with her friends, who were shopping for prom dresses. This scene is recalled in the window of the former Gottschalks Department store with a prom dress exhibit.


Evening                     Red Lion Wine & Beer Garden                   Red Lion Hotel
End your art walk with a glass of locally made wine or a cold beer in the Red Lion Hotel’s outdoor Wine & Beer Garden overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

 Evening                     Experience Olympic Coastal Cuisine        Various Downtown Restaurants

Restaurants in the city’s core and beyond will offer a menu item featuring fresh, locally grown, caught, and/or harvested “Olympic Coastal Cuisine” adding the restaurant’s own signature twist, in celebration of the new downtown Port Angeles. The following link provides a list of restaurants and their featured dish. http://portangelesdowntown.com/directory.php#Restaurants

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