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 Forks City Council candidates Joe Soha and Mike Gilstrap for Position 3 and Bridgetta Soha and Bill Brager for Position 4.

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 will feature Sam Gibboney, executive director of the Port of Port Townsend, on “Feed the Imagination: What Could Happen at Point Hudson?”

The luncheon’s sponsor will be Kristin Manwaring Insurance.

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.

The group will meet this Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Quilcene Community Center, 294952 US Highway 101 in Quilcene, to hear Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Sam Gibboney give a presentation on and hear feedback on a development strategy at Point Hudson in Port Townsend.

• 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 Tuesday’s meeting will be the eighth of nine election forums with local candidates or about local issues on the Nov. 7 general election ballot. This forum will feature a discussion on the city ballot measure to change Port Angeles from a code city to a second-class city.

Arguing the pro side will be Edna Willadsen, while con arguments will be presented by David Mabrey. PABA Vice President Matthew Rainwater will moderate.

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


All of the above meetings are open to the public.

Peninsula Daily News