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Business Briefs

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009

Chambers set luncheon schedules

* The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce has not scheduled luncheons for the rest of December. For more information, call Michelle Glaves at 262-9814.

* The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will be closed next week. The next scheduled chamber luncheon on Dec. 30 at noon at the Merit Inn will feature Gene Reardon of the Blood Bank of Alaska. For more information call 283-7989.

Realtors give out awards

The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors gave their Affiliate of the Year Award to Penny Furnish of Stewart Title at the Awards Banquet on Friday evening. The association also acknowledged their Realtor of the Year award given earlier in the year to Glenda Feeken, Re/Max of the Peninsula. They gave out Sterling Rs for donation to Realtor-PAC of $1,000 or more to Joe Rogers, Southcentral Title Agency, and Glenda Feeken.

This past year a scholarship fund was set up in David Feeken's name. The association is pleased to have Terry Bryan, First American Title Agency, give over $2,000 to help give the scholarship a good start.

The new board was installed: President, Stacie Krause, Freedom Realty; President- Elect, Glenda Feeken, Re/Max of the Peninsula; Vice- President, Les Crane, Crane and Associates; Treasurer, Ginger Ribelin; Director, Steve Stenga, Stenga and Associates; Director, Jo Poindexter, Five Star Realty; Director, Marty Radvansky, Soldotna Realty; Director, Linda McLane, Ron Moore Company; and Past President, Esther Chambers.

Santa schedules appearances

Santa Claus will be at the Blazy Mall on Saturday from 11 am. to 2 p.m., and at Country Foods in Kenai on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Holiday bazaar comes to Soldotna

A holiday bazaar will take place at the Aspen Hotel in Solodtna from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Businesses support food bank

The following businesses will be participating in holiday food drives to benefit the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank:

GCI; Home Depot; IGA Country Foods; King's Treasures (bring in cans of food for a discount); Ninilchik Senior Citizens; Peninsula Health Center (for 25 pounds of food, an individual will receive a complete chiropractic examination and treatment; call 260-4844 for an appointment); Save U More; Sears catalog store; Spenard Builders (Kenai Millwork, Soldotna, K-Beach battle between the branches); Stanley Chrysler (help fill the truck in competition with Stanley Ford); Stanley Ford (help fill the truck in competition with Stanley Chrysler); United Rentals (help the Peninsula Branch beat other Alaska branches).

Donate to the Food Bank's savings account or bring nonperishable items for the barrel at the following locations: AlaskaUSA Credit Union; First National Bank Alaska; KeyBank; Wells Fargo.

Pampered Chef donates funds to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank for products purchased this month. Representative Elaine Kellum will be at the Peninsula Center Mall until Dec. 24.

Soldotna Chamber has Santa available

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce has Santa 4 Sale! Santa is available to come to your business this Holiday Season to greet customers and take pictures with the kids. Call the Soldotna Chamber at 262-9814 to sign up.

Community Playground volunteers brighten city

For business owners wnating to brighten up the front of their shop, for only $50 per tree, the Community Playground Group will hang lights in your trees and take them down. Height restrictions do apply. Call Peter Micciche at 252-6759 or the Soldotna Chamber at 262-9814.

Holiday dresses available at Curtain Call

Curtain Call Consignment Boutique has a dazzling selection of holiday dresses in all sizes. The shop is also promoting a December special: buy one item get one half off of equal or lesser value (designer handbags are excluded).

Curtain call sells new and gently used name brand clothing, shoes, jewelry and handbags for their fashionable consignors in the community. Half of the proceeds benefit the Kenai Performers. Curtain Call is open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Curtain Call will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 25 and 26. The shop is located in the Old Town Playhouse behind the Kenai Visitor's Center, on the left side of the Malston's building in Kenai.

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