EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

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

There will be no chamber meetings for the months of July and August.

 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 at Fort Worden Commons will feature John de Graaf, president of Take Back Your Time, an organization challenging overwork and time poverty in America.

The luncheon’s sponsor will be Puget Sound Express.

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 chamber is on summer hiatus. The next general meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19.

 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 features the second in a series of debates between candidates in the Nov. 8 general election.

Appearing will be the two candidates in the local 24th District Position 2 state representative race: incumbent Steve Tharinger, D-Sequim, and his challenger, John Alger, a retired Air Force officer from Sequim who lists his party preference as “ GOP/Independent.”

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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