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Posted: July 9, 2014 - 6:46pm  |  Updated: July 11, 2014 - 6:48am

Chambers set schedules

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on July 16 at the Kenai Visitor Center. A “Vote No on 1” presentation is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

■ The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on July 23 at the Kenai Visitor Center. A forum with candidates for state Senate is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.

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 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 July 14:

Monday, July 14 — 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, July 15 — 10:30 a.m., Job Prep Workshop.

Wednesday, July 16 — 9:00 a.m., WorkKeys® Testing; 10:30 a.m., CareerReady 101 Lab; 3:00 p.m., Job Search Strategies for the Ex-Offender.

Thursday, July 17 — 10:30 a.m., Interviewing Skills Workshop; 3:30 p.m., Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation.

Friday, July 18 — 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

Food safety courses offered

A Seafood HACCP Segment II course will be offered at the Quality Inn in Kenai on July 22. The cost of the course is $150 plus sales tax. Completion of the Segment I online course is required to receive certification from the Association of Food & Drug Officials.

If you would like to attend for a Seafood HACCP refresher training, you may attend the course at a reduced cost.

A Certified Food Protection Manager course will be offered on July 23, at the Quality Inn in Kenai. The course starts at 8 a.m. and will cost $165 plus borough sales tax.

Please contact JTAK Food Safety at 907-398-2584 or to get registered.

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?

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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