■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon Tuesday at Froso’s. A Spotlight on Business presentation is planned. Lunch is $13. For more information call 262-9814.
■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce meets at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor and Culutral Center. A presentation on a Sustainable State Budget by Rebecca Logan of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance is scheduled. Lunch is $15. The chamber requests those planning to attend RSVP at 283-7989.
The following businesses are drop-box locations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive:
■ Spenard Builder’s Supply, 40575 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Kenai;
■ Spenard Builder’s Supply, 48855 Funny River Road, Soldotna;
■ Hey Good Lookin’, 36160 Kenai Spur Highway, Suite A, Soldotna;
■ Midas, 43850 Sterling Highway, Soldotna;
■ First National Bank, 11408 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai;
■ First NationalBank, 44501 Sterling Highway, Soldotna;
■ Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, 44790 Sterling Highway, Soldotna
■ Hobbies, Crafts, and Games, 35105 Kenai Spur Highway, Soldotna
■ Homer Electric Association, 280 Airport Way, Kenai;
■ Kenai Visitor Center, 11471 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai
■ Central Peninsula Hospital, 250 Hospital Place, Soldotna;
■ Peninsula Clarion, 150 Trading Bay Road, Suite 1, Kenai;
■ Stanley Ford, Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai;
■ Computer Renaissance, 44661-B Sterling Highway, Soldotna;
■ Kenai Peninsula College, 156 College Road, Soldotna;
■ Jumpin’ Junction, 42115 Kalifornsky Beach Road No. A2, Soldotna;
■ Kalifornsky Beach Elementary, 1049 East Poppy Lane, Soldotna;
■ Lynden Transport, 41306 Sterling HHighway, Soldotna;
■ Stanley Chrysler, 44055 Sterling Highway, Soldotna.
For more information go to www.toysfortots.org.
A Soldotna Chamber of Commerce open house will take place at Karlene’s Acupuncture and Day Spa from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 8. with tours, prize drawings and refreshments.
The Alaska Small Business Development Center has scheduled seminars in Suite 12 at the Red Diamond Center. To register online, go to: http://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com, click training events, go to Centers Location, select Kenai Peninsula/South West, click Browse: find seminar, click Sign Up and complete registration.
“QuickBooks 2011” ($300) — December (two full day classes). QuickBooks 2011 is an introductory tool to collect and organize your business data so you’re prepared for tax time! Beginning: 1-Find your way around QuickBooks; 2-Set up and create a QuickBooks company; 3 and 4-Work with lists and bank accounts; 5-Use other accounts in QuickBooks. Intermediate: Track sales, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and reporting capabilities: 1-Enter sales info; 2-Receive payments and make deposits; 3-Enter and pay bills; 4-Analyze financial data; 5-Additional information. Inventory and payroll are separate classes not included. Day class: Dec. 6-7 from 9 to 5 p.m., register by Nov. 30.
“Recordkeeping for Taxes” ($70) — QuickBooks 2011 Recordkeeping for Taxes is offered on Dec. 11 from 5-9 p.m. or on Dec. 13 from 1-5 p.m. Each class will be in Suite 12 at AK SBDC in the Red Diamond Center. Online registration deadline for both classes is Dec. 7 by 5 p.m.
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