Local candidate to speak April 22

Published on Wed, Apr 7, 2010
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A local candidate vying for a seat occupied by 42cd legislative district representative Dale Brandland (R-Whatcom County) will host a meet and greet event at CJ’s Beach House in Birch Bay this month.

Democratic candidate Pat Jerns, 63, of Birch Bay, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22 at CJ’s Beach House restaurant at 7878 Birch Bay Drive on the platforms of his candidacy.

Jerns, a long-time Birch Bay resident and CEO of Keller Williams Western Realty in Bellingham, said he wants to focus on retaining and increasing the number of jobs in Whatcom County as well as supporting local businesses.

For more information about Jerns’ campaign, visit www.patjernsforsenate.com.

Senator Dale Brandland announced March 10 that he will not run for a third term as state senator this fall.