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Chambers set schedules

The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on Tuesday at Froso’s Restaurant. Shanon Hamrick, executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, will give a presentation on a proposed Kenai Peninsula Borough bed tax ordinance. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

Keener opens Rolfing practice

Lindsay Keener graduated from the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration in May and in June opened a business as a Certified Rolfer. Keener’s office is located in Kenai, and she is taking appointments at 252-9912. Rolfing is a form of bodywork that works with the network of connective tissues, called fascia, to release, realign and balance the whole body, potentially resolving discomfort, reducing compensations and alleviating pain.

Job Center hosts training

The following job skills workshops will be offered at the Peninsula Job Center the week of June 16:

Monday, June 16 — 9:30 a.m., ALEXsys Job Leads; 10:30 a.m., Introduction to ALEXsys and the Job Center; 2:30 p.m., Resume Writing Workshop.

Tuesday, June 17 — 10:30 a.m., Job Prep Workshop.

Wednesday, June 18 — 9 a.m., WorkKeys® Testing; 10:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab; 3:00 p.m., Job Search Strategies for the Ex-Offender.

Thursday, June 19 — 10:30 a.m., Interviewing Skills; 3:30 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.

Friday, June20 — 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, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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.

Seafood safety course offered in Kenai

A Seafood HACCP Segment II course will be offered on June 12 at the Quality Inn in Kenai. The cost of the course is $150 plus sales tax. Completion of the Segment I online course is required to receive certification from the Association of Food & Drug Officials. If you would like to attend for a Seafood HACCP refresher training, you may attend the course at a reduced cost.

Call 907-398-2584 or email john@jtakfoodsafety.com to register.

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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