Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2002

Organization opens for realtors

The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors is offering the chance for area real estate companies to promote themselves at the organization's general membership meetings.

The board of directors will allow affiliates 10 to 15 minutes at each meeting to share how individual companies can be of service to the real estate community.

The next general membership meeting is today at noon at the Peninsula Steak House in Soldotna. The guest speaker will be Cindy Wagner of Lambe, Tuter, Wagner and Moore, Certified Public Accountants. Lunch will be served for $10.50 or $11.50. To RSVP, contact Don Richards at 262-1851. To sign up to speak at the meetings, contact Kelly Keating Greibel at 262-1770.

2002 charter vessel logbooks available

Logbooks for 2002 registered saltwater sport fish charter businesses are available for pickup at area Alaska Department of Fish and Game offices. Logbooks are also available from Fish and Wildlife Protection in Seward.

Saltwater sport fish charter businesses are required by law to maintain a logbook for each vessel that carries clients fishing in salt water.

Timely completion and submission of charter vessel logbook forms will be strictly enforced.

For more information concerning the Saltwater Charter Vessel Logbook program, contact Dora Sigurdsson at (907) 267-2390 in Anchorage.

Homer Chamber sponsors outdoor fun

Twin Creek Trailhead Lodge is hosting the February Chamber Mixer with help from Chain Reaction Sports and Smokey Bay Natural Foods Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. The entire family is encouraged to come play in the snow, build an igloo and try 'demo' skis or snowshoes while keeping warm by the campfire.

Chamber Mixers are open to members, business owners and persons interested in joining the chamber. For more information, call (907) 235-7740.

New doctor comes to Snowder Chiropractic

Matthew Ryhala has joined Snowder Chiropractic. Ryhala earned his bachelor's degree from Gonzaga University and received his doctoral degree from Western States Chiropractic College. He has extensive training and experience in whiplash traumatology, sports medicine, sinusitis treatment, back and neck pain, headaches and arm and leg pain.

Snowder Chiropractic is located in Kenai at 130 South Willow.

Kenai Peninsula Youth Facility bid awarded

On Feb. 12, G and S Construction of Soldotna was officially awarded the $3.6 million contract to build the Kenai Peninsula Youth Facility. The 10-bed detention facility is being built for the Division of Juvenile Justice on Marathon Road in Kenai, with groundbreaking to begin in early May. Major subcontractors include Air Teck, Western Sheet Metal and Redoubt Plumbing.

Curves joins 'Food for Friends' drive

Curves for Women, 30-Minute Fitness and Weight Loss Center in Soldotna, will be joining in the Curves "Food for Friends" nationwide food drive to benefit local food banks. During the month of March, members who bring a bag of non-perishable food items, exercise three times weekly and lose five pounds and five inches, will be awarded a limited edition, "Food for Friends" T-shirt.

Anyone joining Curves the week of March 12, may bring a bag of groceries and have the normal service fee waived.

Anyone desiring may drop off non-perishable food items at Curves Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 4 to 8 p.m.. The food will be donated to area food banks.

Curves is located at 44669A Sterling Highway. For more information, call 260-7775.



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