Kitsap Business Briefs

On the Job
Chief Operating Officer Paul Uhlig will assume responsibility for the daily operations of Liberty Bay Bank and board Chairman Bill Parnell will provide daily board oversight and direction, the bank announced last week. They will fill in for former President and CEO Bill Fogarty. A search for a permanent replacement is expected to be complete within three months, according to a statement from the bank.

Scott Richards, a physical therapist for Kitsap Physical Therapy and Sports Clinics, recently was awarded the title of sports certified specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. She is one of only two sports specialists in Kitsap County and 18 in the state. The SCS designation gives recognition for expertise in rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. Reach him at (360) 792-1015 or visit

Lanny Ross of Bremerton has been re-elected to the executive board of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. He represents NARFE Region IX, which includes Washington, Oregon, Montana, Alaska and Idaho, and his two-year term begins Nov. 1. He spent 32 years as a federal civilian employee, working for the Department of Defense at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

Molly McCabe of A Kitchen That Works in Poulsbo has been selected as a subject matter expert for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Home Guide. The Guide is a web-based databank of information on sustainable design and construction practices as well as materials. Consumers also can post questions on the Web site to be answered by the guide’s panel of experts. Reach her at (206) 780-1906.


Sept. 15
What: Representatives from the Island Gateway Project on Highway 305 and Winslow Way will provide an overview on their signature downtown Winslow project at the Sept. 15 luncheon meeting of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce.
When: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15
Where: Wing Point Golf & Country Club, 811 Cherry Ave. NE on Bainbridge Island.
Cost: $15.
RSVP: Call (206) 842-3700 or visit

Sept. 30
What: Habitat for Humanity of Mason County will have a grand opening Sept. 30 for its new Belfair store. There will be a ribbon-cutting, music, balloons for the kids, refreshments for all and the opportunity to win a new gas dryer. The Belfair store will offer new, gently used and surplus home improvement items including appliances, furniture, windows, tile, doors and more at pocketbook-friendly prices.
When: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 30
Where: 22653 NE Highway 3 in Shelton.
Info: Call the office at (360) 426-8134 or visit
Kitsap Sun staff

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