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Chambers set schedules

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon on Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A forum with candidates for Soldotna City Council and mayor is scheduled RSVP to 262-9814

■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce meets Wednesday at noon at the Kenai Visitors Center. A forum with candidates for Kenai City Council is scheduled. RSVP to 283-1991.

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.

Edwards represents Soldotna at national Mary Kay seminar

Kristi Edwards of Soldotna joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants at the company’s annual seminar from July 16-Aug. 2 in Dallas. May Kay Inc.’s annual seminar brings together independent consultants from across the country and around the world to celebrate their business achievements and provide education, recognition and motivation for the year ahead.

Edwards began her Mary Kay business in 1996. At the seminar, she was recognized for Princess Court of Sales and All Star consistency club.

“It was amazing to be at an event with so many positive women. Not many companies promote priorities of faith first, family second, career third,” Edwards said. “It was fun receiving the prizes that I earned. I’m excited to build my team and help other women in the process.”

Job Center hosts recruitment fair

Representatives from Alyeska Resort will be at the Peninsula Job Center on September 10 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to meet with job seekers about their current openings. Employee housing is available on a first come, first served basis. Recruiters are asking that job seekers be prepared to meet and interview for their openings by applying online at alyeskaresort.com/info/jobs.aspx. Please bring your resume to the recruitment fair. If you need assistance with applying online and creating a resume, please visit the job center located in Kenai at 11312 Kenai Spur Hwy., Suite #2. Business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. excluding state and federal holidays.

Job Center hosts training

The following job skills workshops will be offered at the Peninsula Job Center the week of Sept. 8:

Monday, Sept. 8 — 9:30 a.m., ALEXsys Job Leads; 10:30 a.m., Intro to ALEXsys and the Job Center; 2:30 p.m. Resume Writing Workshop.

Tuesday, Sept. 9 — 11:30 a.m. CareerReady 101 Lab.

Wednesday, Sept. 10 — 9 a.m., WorkKeys® Testing.

Thursday, Sept. 11 — 10:30 a.m., Interviewing Skills Workshop; 3:30 p.m. Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.

Friday, Sept. 12 — 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 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.

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