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  • Monday, March 23, 2015 8:35pm
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Sharilyn Erickson

Sharilyn Erickson

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon today at Froso’s Restaurant in Soldotna. A presentation by Carmen Triana, event director for Relay for Life, is planned. RSVP to 262-9814.

■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce next meets at noon April 1 at the Kenai Visitors Center. An update on the Donlin Gold Project, including proposed natural gas pipeline running from Cook Inlet to project site, with speaker Kurt Parkan, External Affairs Manager, is scheduled. RSVP to 283-1991.

The 2015 Job and Career Fair will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday at the Old Carr’s Mall on the Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. Admission to the event is free. More than 50 employers are participating in this year’s job fair representing a wide range of career fields and job opportunities. The job fair is sponsored by the Peninsula Clarion and the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Five Star Realty’s awards dinner was a celebration of the 2014 achievements of the Five Star Realty Team. Sharilyn Erickson was recognized for being the Top Producer 2004-2014. In addition each member of the team was recognized for their individual contributions.

The Kenai Junior Achievement Committee has put together a raffle fundraiser for the 2014-2015 school year. Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.

Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds benefit Junior Achievement programs on the Kenai Peninsula. Winning tickets will be drawn on March, 21, 2015 at the Kenai River Brown Bears hockey game. You need not be present to win. First place is $1,000, Second place is $600 and third place is $400.

To purchase tickets, please contact Janet Johnson at johnsoja@denalifcu.com or 907-257-1669 or Renee Rybak at r.rybak@alaskausa.org or 907-395-4505.

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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