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Federal Way Chamber of Commerce’s membership luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 13 at the Weyerhaeuser-King County Aquatic Center.

“Health and wellness” is the theme of the luncheon, featuring Dr. Phil Spencer of Spencer Chiropractic Center, Dr. Keith Paige of Virginia Mason, and a speaker from St. Francis Hospital.

Additional information, including tickets, is available from the chamber at 838-2605

Quadrant opens Silverwood

Quadrant Homes, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co., has opened for sales at Silverwood, a Federal Way community featuring 70 new home sites.

The homes range from 1,491 to 3,405 square feet, feature three to five-bedroom floor plans and are priced from the $190,000 range.

The community is within the Federal Way School District and neighbors a large park and natural wetlands environment. It’s located at 825 S.W. 361st St., near access to Interstate 5 and Highway 18.

The Quadrant Corp. plans and builds single-family homes, planned communities and business and office parks throughout the Puget Sound area. It has 11 new home communities in the region.

Additional information is available (253) 874-9246.

Estate planning explained

Nathaniel and Gregory Jarvis of Associated Retirement and Estate Planning Inc. will host an estate planning forum March 12.

The session will begin at 7 p.m. in the Northmark Building, located at 200 S. 333rd St., Suite 140.

Open house in Des Moines

Information on new businesses and established ones, plus tips on where to volunteer or join a service organization will be offered at the sixth annual Des Moines Community Open House and Business Fair March 7.

The Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce is the sponsor of the event, which will include a free dinner, door prizes and booths manned by businesses, community groups and human service agencies from 4 to 8 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 22975 24th Ave. S.

Additional information is avaliable from Dr. Lloyd Koch at (206) 878-4772 or from the chamber office at (206) 878-7000.

Choe speaks tomorrow

Martha Choe, director of the state Office of Trade and Economic Development, will speak tomorrow at the Highline Community College-hosted Women’s Breakfast Forum.

The forum at the Federal Way campus, 33320 First Way S., is scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tickets and additional information are available at 943-4000.

Choe is a former Newsweek magazine “mover and shaker.”

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