Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2004

High promotion

Era Aviation is sporting an added look to its fleet. Decals promoting the Arctic Winter Games, which will be hosted by the Kenai Peninsula in 2006, are being added to three Dash-8s, two Convairs and four Twin Otters. Era is one of the sponsors of the Games.

Area chambers set schedule

Chambers of commerce speakers for the upcoming week include:

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Tuesday at the Riverside House. Jeanie Camp, economic analyst for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, will speak. For more information, call Shanon Hamrick at 262-9814.

Kenai mayoral candidates will speak at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce meeting at noon Wednesday at Paradisos. Lunch is $11. For more information, call 283-7989.

The Nikiski Chamber of Commerce will meet Sept. 23 at Lighthouse Community Church (previously North Kenai Baptist Church). Candidates for North Peninsula Law Enforcement Service Area Board seat C will speak. For more information, call Judene Van Cleave at 776-5551.

Builders to hold meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association will hold a general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dale Bagley will speak. All members are encouraged to attend. Guests are welcome. For more information, call the association at 283-8071.

Industries receive awards

The 2004 Industry Appreciation Day award recipients are as follows:

Oil and Gas

Individual: Peter Micciche, ConocoPhillips

Support business: Atigun, Inc.

Business: Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations

Commercial Fishing

Individual: Dr. Roland R. Maw, executive director, United Cook Inlet Drift Association

Support business: Integrity Seafood Inspection Services (ISIS)

Business: Pacific Star Seafoods, Inc.

Tourism

Individual: Jon Faulkner, Kenai Landing

Support business: Alaska Communications Systems

Business: Hanson's Custom Carvings

A special award for outstanding service to the city of Kenai for 1986-2004 was given to Kenai Mayor John Williams.



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