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  • Monday, May 16, 2016 6:53pm
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Chambers set schedules

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will host a social mixer today at the Peninsula Center Mall, with food served by Palates Restaurant, at 5:30 p.m. RSVP to 262-9814.

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce’s membership breakfast is May 24 at 8 a.m. at the Soldotna Sports Center. RSVP to 262-9814.

■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce next meets at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor Center. A special Poppy Proclamation from the Kenai mayor and an update on the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District’s current projects are planned. RSVP to 283-1991.

■ Lemonade Day, a nationwide event that encourages kids to become entrepreneurs by opening their own lemonade stand, is June 11.

Register your kids for Lemonade Day at alaska.lemonadeday.org or stop by the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce for a paper application. Workbook backpacks may be picked up after you have completed your registration. The Soldotna Chamber is located at 44790 Sterling Highway in Soldotna (next to the bridge in the Visitor Center).

The Kenai Chamber’s lemonade stand building workshop will be held at 10 a.m. May 21 at Spenard Builders Supply, RSVP to 283-1991. Register for Lemonade Day at alaska.lemonadeday.org or stop by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 11471 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai.

Portable kitchen for rent

The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District has a DEC-approved mobile kitchen for rent by the day, week or season. The 6.5-by-12-foot trailer with ball hitch contains propane stove, griddle, refrigerator and small freezer, suitable for preparing and/or serving food at events (Kenai Peninsula only).

Call Larry Marsh at 262-9671 for additional specifications and rental requirements.

Grant funds available for local nonprofits

Central Peninsula nonprofit organizations can apply online for a grant of up to $1,000 from the Kenai Peninsula Foundation’s Endowment Fund. Guidelines and the application can be found at www.kenaipeninsulafoundation.org by and then clicking on the word “Grants.”

The application deadline is May 20. For more information contact Mariko Sarafin at 907-249-6609. The Kenai Foundation is an Affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, and its Endowment Fund was established through charitable donations from Central Peninsula residents and community partners.

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. Items should be submitted by 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to publication.

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