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Chambers set schedules

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on July 16 at the Kenai Visitor Center. A “Vote No on 1” presentation is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on July 23 at the Kenai Visitor Center. A forum with candidates for state Senate is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 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.

Job Center hosts training

The following job skills workshops will be offered at the Peninsula Job Center the week of July 14:

Monday, July 14 — 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, July 15 — 10:30 a.m., Job Prep Workshop.

Wednesday, July 16 — 9:00 a.m., WorkKeys® Testing; 10:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab; 3:00 p.m., Job Search Strategies for the Ex-Offender.

Thursday, July 17 — 10:30 a.m., Interviewing Skills Workshop; 3:30 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.

Friday, July 18 — 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.

Food safety courses offered

A Seafood HACCP Segment II course will be offered at the Quality Inn in Kenai on July 22. 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.

A Certified Food Protection Manager course will be offered on July 23, at the Quality Inn in Kenai. The course starts at 8 a.m. and will cost $165 plus borough sales tax.

Please contact JTAK Food Safety at 907-398-2584 or john@jtakfoodsafety.com to get registered.

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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