Business briefs

Chambers set schedules

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon today at Froso’s restaurant in Soldotna. Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek will give an update on the Kenai Peninsula School District. Advanced RSVP is required to attend chamber luncheons. Call 262-9814.

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Visitors Center. A forum for Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly candidates is planned. RSVP is required to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on Oct. 7 at the Kenai Visitors Center. Merrill Sikorski will speak about 25 years of Caring for the Kenai. RSVP is required to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

Top 40 Under 40 nomination period open

Alaska’s Top Forty Under 40, sponsored by the Alaska Journal of Commerce, recognizes the state’s top professionals younger than age 40 who have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community. Nominees must be younger than age 40 before Jan. 1, 2016, must live and work in Alaska year-round, must have demonstrated professional excellence in their field, and must display a commitment to the community.

To make a nomination, go to www.alaskajournal.com/webform/top-40-under-40.

The deadline to receive entries is 5 p.m., Jan. 15, 2016. Winners will be announced Jan. 29. Employees and family members of Morris Communications are not eligible.

The Top Forty Under 40 recipients will be recognized in a special publication by the Alaska Journal of Commerce and during an awards reception and dinner beginning at 6 p.m. on April 8, 2016, at the Hotel Captain Cook. For additional information, contact Managing Editor Andrew Jensen at editor@alaskajournal.com or 907-275-2165. Event sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Advertising Director Jada Nowling at 907-275-2154 or jada.nowling@morris.com.

Edward Jones plans recruiting event

In an effort to serve the growing number of individual investors who are looking for financial advisors to understand their financial needs and goals, financial-services firm Edward Jones is looking to hire more financial advisors in the Soldotna and Kenai area. As the firm continues to expand its business and grow its network of branch offices in Alaska, Edward Jones is hosting a recruiting event at Froso’s on Wednesday at 35433 Kenai Spur Highway.

The recruiting event is designed to attract job candidates interested in learning about the challenges and rewards of building a business as an Edward Jones financial advisor. Edward Jones financial advisors will be present to answer any questions.

Edward Jones financial advisors come from diverse backgrounds. Teachers, bankers and engineers all have joined the ranks of Edward Jones. They all, however, have one thing in common: They are self-starters who enjoy working with and helping other people.

The firm offers an extensive training program for new financial advisors. The firm is consistently recognized for delivering industry-leading training. Earlier this year Edward Jones was ranked No. 24 on Training magazine’s “2014 Training Top 125” list its 13th consecutive year on the prestigious list.

If you would like more information on Edward Jones’ recruiting event, contact Financial Advisor Ryan Kapp at 907-262-6336 or visit the firm’s employment Web site at www.careers.edwardjones.com.

Surgeon to provide comprehensive care for head, neck and face in Soldotna

Christina Magill, MD is now serving patients of all ages in the Kenai/Soldotna area at the new Alyeska Center for Facial Plastic Surgery and ENT office located in the Katmai Oncology Clinic at 247 North Fireweed Street, Suite B in Soldotna. Dr. Magill will be available to see patients monthly, and appointments are now being accepted for the first clinic, which will be held Oct. 9. A limited number of appointments are available, and interested patients are encouraged to schedule early by calling 907-561-1421.

Dr. Magill provides specialist care for all areas of the head, neck and face, utilizing the most advanced, state-of-the-art treatments. She offers comprehensive ear, nose and throat evaluation and treatment in addition to head and neck surgery. She also performs nose, ear, eyelid and sinus procedures. Dr. Magill is highly experienced in facial surgery, including skin cancer removal and treatment, facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Magill is a double board-certified surgeon in otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), head and neck surgery, and facial plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. She attained her medical degree from the University of Washington, and completed her surgical subspecialty residency at Washington University in St. Louis. She has completed fellowships in regenerative medicine and microsurgery, as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Magill has published numerous invited articles and chapters, and serves as clinical faculty for the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is also the director of the Providence Cleft Clinic and serves on the Fairbanks Cleft Team.

Dr. Magill, who knew she wanted to be a doctor since the age of 6, grew up in Alaska, living here from 4th grade through high school. She also knew she wanted to return to her home state, which she did in 2012 when she joined Alyeska Center for Facial Plastic Surgery and ENT. She resides in Anchorage with her husband and two children.

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? Send us your information at news@peninsulaclarion.com, fax it to 907-283-3299, or drop it by the Clarion at 150 Trading Bay in Kenai.

Questions? Call 907-335-1251.

 

Business announcements may be submitted to news@peninsulaclarion.com. Items should be submitted by 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to publication.

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