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■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A wrap-up of the legislative session is planned.


RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

Homer Electric Association will dedicate the new Nikiski generation plant with a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Parking will be available at the Agrium plant with shuttle service to the ceremony. Tours of the new Nikiski plant on the Kenai Spur Highway, and the Bernice Lake plant on Chevron Road, will be avilable from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitors must be 18, wear all-weather, all-terrain footwear and avoid loose clothing.

Also on Thursday, the HEA annual meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at Soldotna High School, with registration from 4:40-6:30 p.m. The event includes informational booths, board of directors elections and community outreach awards.

For more information, contact Joe Gallagher at 907-283-2324.

The following job skills workshops will be offered at the Peninsula Job Center the week of May 5:

Monday, May 5 — 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, May 6 — 10:30 a.m., Job Prep Workshop.

Wednesday, May 7 — 9 a.m., WorkKeys® Testing; 10:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab; 3:00 p.m., Job Search Strategies for the Ex-Offender.

Thursday, May 8 — 3:30 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.

Friday, May 9 — 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, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 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

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, fax it to 907-283-3299, or drop it by the Clarion at 150 Trading Bay in Kenai. Questions? Call 907-335-1251.

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