Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, August 09, 2007

Chambers set schedules

* The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon Tuesday at Froso's in Soldotna.

For more information, call Michelle at 262-9814.

* The Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be held at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Merit Inn.

For more information, call Janie at 283-7989.

* The Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday at the Anchor River Inn.

* Nikiski Chamber of Commerce has adjourned for the summer.

For more information, call Judene at 776-5551.

Elite Health and Fitness grand opening set

Elite Health and Fitness will hold its grand opening in conjunction with a mud fun run at noon Aug. 18 at the health center at Mile 16 of the Kenai Spur Highway.

The obstacle-filled 5-kilometer will begin and end at the gym. The $20 per person entry fee includes a T-shirt, food and prizes. For more information, call 283-2270 or visit

Fisheries business assistance available

The Alaska Business Development Center, Inc. recently renewed its Fisheries Business Assistance contract with the state of Alaska, Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development and Division of Investments.

The contract enables the center to provide free or low cost business counseling and assistance to commercial harvesters and small businesses in the Alaska fishing industry.

For more information, call (907) 562-0335 or (800) 478-3474.

Youth cooking classes offered

Pint Size Workshop cooking classes are held at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Allen and Petersen Cooking and Appliance Center in Kenai. Admission is two cans of food or a $2 donation to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank.

A parent must remain in the store during the 30-minute workshops.

Food manager course offered

A food manager course will be offered at 7 a.m. Sept. 1 at the Ninilchik Senior Citizens Center. The Alaska DEC required course will be taught by JAF Food Safety and Consulting (

The course costs $150 per student plus a portion of the instructor's travel expense. Advanced registration is required.

For more information, call the center at 567-3988.

The Business page appears Thursdays in the Clarion. Submissions may be e-mailed to or faxed to 283-3299.

Deadline to submit information is 5 p.m. Mondays.

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