Business news

Chambers set schedules

■ The Soldotna and Kenai Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A presentation on state Ballot Measure 3, the Alaska minimum wage increase, is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

Redoubt Medical Clinic changes locations

Redoubt Medical Clinic has moved to 416 Frontage Road, Suite 200 in Kenai. For more information, call 907-283-6030.

Walters & Associates welcomes new agent

Laurie K. Johnson has joined Walters & Associates Insurance as a commercial insurance agent. Johnson has 25 years of experience in insurance and is available to serve business insurance needs. She can be reached at 907-283-5116 or by email at laurie@waltersakinsurance.com.

HEA plans area meetings, Soldotna Combustion Turbine Plant tour

Homer Electric Association is hosting a series of area meetings throughout the Kenai Peninsula. The meetings will feature a family-style barbecue dinner followed by a short presentation on current HEA projects and activities.

In addition, tours will be offered of the new Soldotna Combustion Turbine Plant from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 8. The plant is located on the Sterling Highway and Boundary Avenue in Soldotna.

The schedule for the area meeting and tour is as follows:

■ Oct. 1 — Anchor Point, Chapman Elementary School, 5:30 p.m.

■ Oct. 2 — Ninilchik, Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds, 5:30 p.m.

■ Oct. 6 — Funny River Community Center, 5:30 p.m.

■ Oct. 8 — Soldotna Combustion Turbine Plant Tour, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

■ Oct. 8 — Sterling Community Club, 5:30 p.m.

■ Oct. 9 — Nikiski Community Recreation Center, 5:30 p.m.

■ Oct. 13 — Port Graham, Community Center, noon

HEA members are encouraged to attend the area meetings and learn about some of the exciting projects that the electric cooperative is undertaking. For more information about the area meetings, please call HEA Director of Member Relations Joe Gallagher at 283-2324.

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 Sept. 29:

Monday, Sept. 29 — 9:30 a.m., ALEXsys Job Leads; 10:30 a.m., Intro to ALEXsys and the Job Center; 2:30 p.m., Interviewing Skills Workshop.

Tuesday, Sept. 30 — 10:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab.

Wednesday, Oct. 1 — 1:30 p.m., WorkKeys® Testing; 3 p.m., Job Search Strategies for the Ex-Offender.

Thursday, Oct. 2 — 9:30 a.m., Resume Writing Workshop.

Friday, Oct. 3 — 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?

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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