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Chambers set schedules

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will host a Member Appreciation Breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. on May 12 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Please RSVP/Register no later than May 8 to 262-9814 or email katie@soldotnachamber.com or register online. Each member business will receive two complimentary tickets to attend. Additional tickets are $20 each and available for purchase by calling the Chamber.

■ The Soldotna and Kenai Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon today at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Sen. Peter Micciche and Reps. Mike Chenault and Kurt Olson will provide a legislative update. RSVP required to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

Kaladi Brothers salutes teachers

Free 12-ounce drinks (latte, mocha, cappuccino, coffee, tea) are available to teachers at Kaladi Brothers this Wednesday as part of Teacher Appreciation Day. All Kaladi locations, including the UAA coffee stand, are offering the free drink as part of the company’s Catalyst for Community program.

Scott, Johnson earn President’s Club honors

Alaska USA Mortgage Company has recognized its top producing mortgage loan originators for 2014 by inducting them into the President’s Club, a group of originators who close $30 million or more in loans during a calendar year.

This year’s honorees include Ken Scott and Rhonda Johnson of the Kenai Peninsula, and Jeff Stanford, Kristin Harding, and Colleen Harrington Baer of Anchorage. Combined, the five originators closed more than 700 transactions totaling more than $176 million in 2014. All have been President’s Club members in previous years.

“These originators are the most talented that I’ve had the pleasure of working with in my more than 25 years in the industry,” said Debbie Ingle, Executive Director of Mortgage and Real Estate Lending. “Their expertise coupled with their ability to guide homeowners from application to closing and beyond, is what classifies them as the best of the best.”

Scott works in Kenai, and has been a President’s Club member every year since joining the company seven years ago. Johnson works in the Kenai, Soldotna, and Homer offices, and has been a President’s Club member for eight straight years.

No-fill farming workshop offered

The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District invites Kenai Peninsula farmers to a workshop covering all aspects of using the Truax No-Till Seed Planter. This workshop is required for anyone who wishes to rent the planter during the 2015 season. The workshop will be held 4-7 p.m. May 5 at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds on K-Beach Road. Cost is $25. Please call Heidi at 283-8732 ext. 5 to register. 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.

Hospital offers acupressure class

CPH is offering training in Comfort Touch – Nurturing Acupressure for the Elderly and the Ill on May 16 and May 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Denali Conference Center. Deadline to sign up is April 30. Cost is $160 and includes the text book. Approved provider with National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Body Work (NCBTMB) provider #283897-00. 15 Contact hours provided for nurses. Call Bonnie Nichols at 714-4500 or email: bnichols@cpgh.org

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Kenneth Scott

Kenneth Scott

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