Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2009

Chambers set schedules

* The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce's luncheon will be held at noon Tuesday at Froso's Restaurant.

For more information, call Michelle Glaves at 262-9814.

* The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Merit Inn on Willow Street.

For more information, call Tina Baldridge at 283-7989.

Solar tour set to shine

An Alaska Solar Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15. It is a free self directed tour of homes and businesses in the community showcasing renewable energy features. Maps will be available a week before the event.

The tour is a presentation of ACAT; a non profit organization promoting education and research in the application of technology for sustainable living in Alaska since 1993. The tour is organized in conjunction with the American Solar Energy Society www.ASES.org/tour. For more information, call Kate Veh at 260-4669 or e-mail kenairesilience@yahoo.com.

Dinner cruise and auction

Gather your friends and family together and enjoy a fabulous cruise to fox island, sponsored by Kenai fjords tours. The cruise includes:

* Kenai fjords sightseeing cruise

* Dinner

* No host bar

* Outcry and silent auction

The cruise will be held from 2:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 29.

Tickets are $50 per person. Corporate-sponsored tables are $500.

Proceeds benefit the Kenai Peninsula United Way. Tickets can be purchased at the Kenai Peninsula United Way, Seward senior center and Wells Fargo Bank.

To reserve tickets or for more information, call the Kenai Peninsula United Way at 283-9500.

State economy brochures available

The First National Bank Alaska is sponsoring a series of four brochures designed to enhance Alaskans' understanding of how the state's economy works and how Alaskans can help to ensure a strong economy in the future.

Upon request, the bank will provide copies to Alliance members for distribution to contractors and vendors, customers and employees.

To view the second brochure in the series and/or request copies, visit http://www.alaskaseconomy.org/, (www.alaskaalliance.com or call First National's marketing department at, 907-777-3409.



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