Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, April 03, 2011

Kenai Chamber presents Make Alaska Competitive Coalition

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce hosts Jim Jansen, President and CEO of Lynden Inc. as this week's business luncheon speaker, Wednesday, April 6, at noon at the Kenai Merit Inn. Jansen will speak on behalf of the Make Alaska Competitive Coalition and the importance of becoming involved. He will also provide relevant information on the decline of oil through the trans-Alaska pipeline, Alaska's oil tax policy (ACES) and how it is impacting industry investment. For more information about the organization, visit

Alliance hears from oil execs

The Alliance hosts Wendy King, ConocoPhillips Alaska vice president of external affairs; and Robert Heinrich, ConocoPhillips vice presdient of finance in Alaska; Friday, April 8, noon, at Paradisos. Topic: "The Case for Oil Tax Change." For more information or to make reservations, call 907-563-2226.

Caregiver training is offered

The National Family Caregiver Support Program's April training schedule is: April 12, Peer Support Meeting, at the Soldotna Senior Center, 1 -- 3 p.m.; April 13, Caregiver Training, Screening of "The Alzheimer's Project: Momentums in Science, Part 1," at Tyotka's Elder Center, 1 -- 3 p.m.; April 18, Caregiver Training, Family Dynamics and Dementia, with Dani Kebschull, NFCSP, at the Kenai Senior Center, 1 -- 3 p.m.; and April 26, Peer Support Meeting, at the Soldotna Senior Center, 1 -- 3 p.m. All trainings provide two contact hours for CNA's. For more information call Diane Halverson, Outreach Specialist, at 262-1280.

Kenai Saturday Market looking for vendors

The Kenai Saturday Market is now accepting applications for the season, which runs from May 21 -- Sept. 10. Alaska-grown fruits and vegetables and Alaskan-made crafts are welcome. The market is held each Saturday in front of the Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau, 10 a.m. -- 5 p.m. Low rates start at just $20 per Saturday. For more information call Harold at 283-1991.

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