Area chambers set schedules
Tina Marie Herford, executive director of the Kenai Peninsula United Way, will speak at noon today at the Nikiski Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Ohana's Family Restaurant. Next week's speaker will be Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral candidate Gary Superman. For more information, call Judene at 776-5551.
Mary Hughes, from Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office, will speak at noon Tuesday at the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Riverside House. For more information, call Michelle at 262-9814.
There will be a Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral candidate forum at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Paradisos. For more information, call Natalia at 283-7989.
Suitcases for kids continues
The National Association of Relators is looking for donated new or like new suitcases for Suitcases for Kids. It is an international nonprofit organization that collects and distributes new and gently used suitcases, duffel bags and backpacks for foster children. Area board members are collecting for the peninsula's Division of Family and Youth Services. To make a donation or arrange pick-ups or drop-offs, call Val Lewis at 262-1851.
Alliance holds luncheon
Scott Pfoff, president of Aurora Gas, LLC, will speak at noon Tuesday at the Kenai chapter of the Alliance's lunch meeting at Paradisos. To reserve a seat, call the Alliance at (907) 563-2226.
Clarion promotes employees
The Peninsula Clarion recently promoted two of its employees.
Jenny Neyman has taken on the position of city editor. Her most recent duties were as design editor. Neyman's new responsibilities include working with reporters, editing and overseeing special sections.
Jane Russell was promoted from accounts receivable manager to business office manager. She is responsible for managing the office that handles the Clarion's legal advertisements, accounts receivable and billing.
"We are very fortunate at the Clarion to promote these quality individuals, giving them the opportunity to develop themselves into management positions," said Stan Pitlo, Clarion publisher.
Neyman started at the Clarion as a reporter in 2001. Russell has been at the Clarion for a year.
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