Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2000

Clay exhibit opens today

The Kenai Clay Exhibit opens at 10 a.m. today at the Kenai Fine Arts Center and will run through Nov. 30. Works on display are for sale. For more information, call 283-7827.

Village of Lights festival to begin tonight

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will initiate this year's "Village of Lights" program tonight at Leif Hansen Memorial Park on the Kenai Spur Highway. The park will be the focus site for the program. For more information, call 283-7989.

Chamber to meet today

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly luncheon meeting at noon today at Paradisos Restaurant. David Calvin, project manager for BP's gas-to-liquid plant, will speak. For more information, call 283-7989.

Parents' bereavement group to meet

Little Lost Angels will hold a Parents' Bereavement Group today from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bridges in Soldotna. The group is open to parents who have lost a child. There is no cost. Lisa Best will be the instructor. For more information, call 262-7161.

Social workers to meet

The National Association of Social Workers will hold a develop meeting today at Paradisos Restaurant. The group also will meet Nov. 7 and the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 283-3136 or 283-3658.

Small business workshop offered

A workshop for small business owners will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Kachemak Bay East Campus of Kenai Peninsula College. The introductory workshop will cover bidders list applications and points of contact for federal, state and local government.

The workshop will focus on new government initiatives in electronic commerce and preference programs for small, disadvantaged, woman-owned and veteran-owned businesses. It also will focus on the new federal government program, Historically Under-utilized Business Zone (HUBZone), which is designed to increase government contract opportunities in areas of high unemployment or low median income. Registration is recommended. For more information, call 235-7743.

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