The Pine Bluff Small Business Association will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Harbor Oaks Restaurant. Lunch is optional and begins at 11:30 a.m.

Speakers will include Samual Thompson and Susie Cowan. All small business owners and/or community leaders are invited to attend, according to a news release.

“The main goal of the PBSBA is to educate the citizens of Pine Bluff of the importance of doing business locally because of the impact it has on our community,” a spokesman said.