Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2007

Chambers set schedules

* The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon Tuesday at Froso's in Soldotna. The topic will be the United Way kick-off.

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. Sam Dickey with the Small Business Administration will be the featured speaker. 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.

Tote return scheduled

Cook Inlet Salmon Brand Inc., will be available to pick up its insulated totes, slush and brailer bags from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Kenai River Seafoods and Pacific Star Seafoods. For more information, call 335-9453.

Business start up workshop slated

Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center will hold a business start up workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the center at 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 12. Mark Gregory, director of UAA Small Business Development Center will discuss the basics of doing business on the peninsula. The cost is $10.

For more information, call 260-5629 or e-mail

Nursing assistant training set

Certified nursing assistant training will begin Sept. 17. The program includes more than 80 hours of hands-on experience. For more information, call Ruby at Heritage Place at 262-2545.

Fisheries business assistance available

The Alaska Business Development Center Inc., 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.

Business recognized

Little People's Learning World was recognized by St. Jude Children's Hospital for its participation and support in the helping with St. Jude's Trike-a-thon.

The childcare center and preschool welcomes Rachel Polk, Jennifer Castillo and Michelle Seaman.

Polk received her bachelor of arts in education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Castillo works in the center's infant's room, while working towards her child development associate credential.

Seaman has a child development credential for preschool caregivers in center-based programs.

For more information, call Lauralee at 262-4113..

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