Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, November 11, 2010

Chambers schedule meetings

* The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets Tuesday at noon at Froso's Restaurant. A presentation from the Anchorage Police Department Cybe Crime Unit is planned. For more information, call 262-9814.

* The Kenai Chamber of Commerce meets Wednesday at noon at the Kenai Merit Inn. On the program will be Susan Harnasch, Prevention Specialist, Anchorag Police Department, discussing Internet safety for children. For information call 283-7989.

Alaska Small Business Development Center plans seminars

* The workshop "Grant Writing Basics" will be held Friday, Nov. 19 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Alaska Small Business Development Center at the Red Diamond Center. Loretta Spalding will walk you through the basics to successfully launch your grant writing skills. Cost is $50. Attendance is limited to eight. Register online by Nov. 15 to be guaranteed a computer.

* The Alaska Small Business Development Center will host a seminar on starting your own business, presented by Bryan Zak. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $25. Deadline to register is the Monday prior to the class.

To register online for a seminar, go to, click on Training Events, scroll to centers, select Kenai Peninsula. Scroll to select and click signup.

For more information, e-mail Bunny at or call 260-5629.

Tourism council sponsors marketing boot camp

The Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council and Chandler Marketing are hosting a social media marketing boot camp on Friday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Cost is $100 for members, $125 for nonmembers. Call KPTMC at 907-262-5229 to register.

See's candy fundraiser

This years See's Candy Fundraiser is under way at Soldotna Professional Pharmacy. Monies earned will go to the PCD Foundation (Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia). Deadlines are Nov. 8 for delivery by Thanksgiving, and Dec. 2 for delivery by Christmas. Candy is also available for sale at the pharmacy, limited to stock on hand. If you would like to pre-order, call Lyn at 262-9253, Kimberly at 260-6909 or Martha 260-4655.

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