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■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce next meets May 20 at Froso’s Restaurant. RSVP to 262-9814 required.

■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce next meets at noon on May 21 at Kenai Catering (formerly the Merit Inn). A presentation “Kenai Through the Years” by Al Hershberger is planned. Lunch is $15. RSVP to 283-1991.

During the May 1 annual meeting in Soldotna, Homer Electric Association members elected three directors. Each incumbent in the three districts ran uncontested in this year’s election.

In District 1 (Kenai/Nikiski/parts of Soldotna area), incumbent director Kelly Bookey of Kenai was re-elected with 861 votes.

In District 2 (Soldotna/Sterling/Kasilof area), incumbent director Dick Waisanen was re-elected with 983 votes.

In District 3 (South Kasilof/Kachemak Bay area), incumbent director Don Seelinger of Seldovia was re-elected with 1,027 votes.

Following the Annual Meeting, the HEA Board of Directors met to elect officers for the upcoming year.

Dick Waisanen of Soldotna was selected to serve as President, Bill Fry of Homer was named Vice-President, David Thomas of Kenai was named Secretary/Treasurer and Jim Levine of Homer will be the Deputy Secretary.

The following job skills workshops will be offered at the Peninsula Job Center the week of May 12:

Monday, May 12 — 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, May 13 — 10:30 a.m., Job Prep Workshop.

Wednesday, May 14 — 10:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab; 1:30 p.m., WorkKeys® Testing.

Thursday, May 15 — 3:30 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.

Friday, May 16 — 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.

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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