EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

• Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce — Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the second-floor meeting room of the Red Lion Hotel, 221 N. Lincoln St.

This Wednesday’s meeting will feature Matt Acker, CEO of the Port Angeles Lefties, on the baseball team’s latest development and Acker’s perspectives on the business community and its future.

The luncheon’s sponsor is Habitat for Humanity.

Tickets for that luncheon are $18 if preregistered at www.port angeles.org; at the door, they are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers and can be purchased from the meeting room cashier.

• Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce — Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Sunland Golf &Country Club, 109 Hilltop Drive, Sequim.

This Tuesday’s meeting will feature Kurt Turner, branch manager at the Sequim YMCA.

The meeting’s sponsor is Clear Water Bidets.

Reservations for luncheon at $15 or beverage at $3 are required by noon Monday. Phone 360-683-6197 or email info@sequimchamber.com to RSVP and for further information.

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

This Wednesday’s gathering will feature Mary Brelsford of the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau on geocaching.

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

• 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 feature a debate on Initiative 732, the statewide Nov. 8 ballot measure that would put an escalating carbon tax on oil, natural gas and coal while cutting other state taxes, including the sales tax.

Arguing for a yes vote on the initiative will be Mike Massa of Carbon Washington, sponsor of I-732. On the other side will be Mike Howe, communications and government relations manager for the Clallam County Public Utility District, on why the PUD passed a resolution opposing the initiative.

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