The Peoria Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Meet the Candidates Luncheon” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 15 at Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866 W. Thunderbird Road. Candidates seeking council seats in the Acacia and Pine districts will be present.

Lunch is catered by One Step Beyond.

The cost is $25 for members and $35 for non-members.

To RSVP, call 623-979-3601 or visit

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