EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

• Forks Chamber of Commerce — Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave.

This Wednesday’s gathering will feature West End Housing.

Lunch of $9.75 will include an entree and sides. The soup of the day will be clam chowder.

• Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce — Twice-monthly luncheon meetings are held on the first Monday at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St., and the third Monday at noon at Fort Worden Commons, 200 Battery Way.

This Monday’s program, hosted by the chamber and EDC Team Jefferson, will deal with “Broadband: Past, Present and Future.” A panel of representatives from the city of Port Townsend and Wave Broadband will share recent local investments and expansion of infrastructure, the current state of affairs and the opportunities ahead for home and business owners.

Lunch by Subway costs $8.

• North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce — Representing the “Emerald Towns” of the Hood Canal, Quilcene and Brinnon, the chamber usually meets monthly on the third Monday of the month.

This Monday will feature an end-of-summer picnic at the Cove RV Park, 303075 U.S. Highway 101 in Brinnon. Food will be provided.

General meetings will resume in October.

• Port Angeles Business Association — Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101) in east Port Angeles.

This coming Tuesday’s meeting will be the fourth of nine election forums with local candidates or on local issues about the Nov. 7 general election ballot. Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict and Danetta Rutton, retired senior probation officer with Clallam County Juvenile and Family Services, will discuss a ballot measure to increase the countywide sales tax by 0.1 percent to fund juvenile justice services.

There is a $3 minimum charge by Joshua’s for those at the PABA meeting who do not order breakfast.

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All of the above meetings are open to the public.

Peninsula Daily News

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