Chambers set schedules
■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on Tuesday at Froso’s Restaurant. A presentation from A.R.E. Alaska Resource Education is scheduled. RSVP to 262-9814.
■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will not meet next week.
■ The Soldotna and Kenai Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on Sept. 30 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A presentation on state Ballot Measure 3, the Alaska minimum wage increase, is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.
Odie to retire, introduce new Bead It owner
Odie Pack, owner of Odie’s Bead It, is retiring. She is happy to announce that she has sold her bead store to Elizabeth and Abby Ward. The Wards will keep the store in its current location at 44619 Sterling Hwy No. 3 in Soldotna with the new name “Abby’s Beads & More.” Odie would love the opportunity to say farewell to her customers and introduce the new owner on September 17-19 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Builders to hold membership meeting
The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association will be holding their September membership meeting today at 6:30 p.m. at Mykel’s Restaurant. Guest speaker will be Jack Hébert, CEO/President of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks. Guests are welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP, please call 283-8071.
Agricultural equipment for rent
The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has a wide variety of agricultural equipment for rent, including manual and mechanized tools for soil preparation (Meri Crusher), tillage, re-seeding, planting, pesticide and fertilizer application and bale wrapping. For information, see the “Equipment Rental” page at www.kenaisoilandwater.org or call 283-8732 ext. 5.
Job Center hosts training
The following job skills workshops will be offered at the Peninsula Job Center the week of Sept. 22:
Monday, Sept. 22 — 10:30 a.m., Intro to ALEXsys and the Job Center; 2:30 p.m., Resume Writing Workshop.
Tuesday, Sept. 23 — 11:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab.
Wednesday, Sept. 24 — 9 a.m., WorkKeys® Testing.
Thursday, Sept. 25 — 3:30 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.
Friday, Sept. 26 — No workshops offered.
All workshop are free of charge to the public.
Those interested in attending any workshops offered at the Peninsula Job Center can call 335-3010 or visit the job center located in Kenai at 11312 Kenai Spur Hwy., Suite No. 2. Business hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. excluding state and federal holidays.
You can also reserve space by clicking on the “Schedule Workshops” option located on the main screen in your ALEXsys account www.jobs.alaska.gov.
What’s new in your business?
Have you opened a new business, moved to a new location, hired a new person or promoted an employee?
The community wants to know, and so do we.
Send us your information at firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to 907-283-3299, or drop it by the Clarion at 150 Trading Bay in Kenai. Questions? Call 907-335-1251.
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