Calendar March 4, 2001
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is planning a municipal election candidates forum for noon March 5 at the 4th Avenue Theater. Anchorage Assembly and Anchorage School Board candidates and incumbents will debate city and school district issues. For additional information, call 907-272-2401 or visit (www.anchoragechamber.org).
The Mat-Su Borough Small Business Development Center is offering a seminar entitled "Introduction to Quick Books" from 9 a.m. to noon March 6 at the SBDC office, 201 N. Lucille St., Suite 2-A, Wasilla. The fee is $10. Registration is required. For more information, call 907-373-7232.
The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce is holding its general membership luncheon at noon March 6 in the Westmark Fairbanks. Col. Ollie Hunter, deputy commanding officer for the U.S. Army in Alaska, is the scheduled speaker. The luncheon cost is $11.25. For more information, call 907-452-1105.
The Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce is holding its weekly meeting at noon March 6 at the Riverside House, 44611 Sterling Highway. Ann Campbell, chairwoman of Alaska Travel Industry Association, is the scheduled speaker. For more information, call 907-262-9814.
The Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce is holding its luncheon presentation from noon to 1 p.m. March 6 at the Mat-Su Resort, 1850 Bogard Road. The two-part program will feature an economic outlook for Alaska by David Reaume, regional economist, followed by a live Juneau update teleconference with legislative delegates. Program fees are $3 for members and $5 for others. For more information, call 907-376-1299.
The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a seminar entitled "Examining Your Bed-and-breakfast Business" from 1-4 p.m. March 6 at the Kenai Peninsula College Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer. The cost is $15. For more information, call 907-262-7497.
The Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce is holding its open meeting forum at noon March 7 at the Palmer Moose Lodge, 1136 S. Cobb St. The forum will provide updates on local economic development and agency reports as well as networking opportunities. The cost is $9. For additional information, call 907-745-2880.
The Kenai Chamber of Commerce is holding its weekly meeting at noon March 7 at the Old Town Village Restaurant, 1000 Mission Ave. "Caring for the Kenai" is the program topic. The luncheon cost is $10.50. For more information, call 907-283-7989.
WOMEN$fund, a program of YWCA of Anchorage, is offering a free introduction to entrepreneurship workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 7 at the Older Persons Action Group building, 323 W. Third Ave. For details, call 907-274-1532 or contact ([email protected]).
The Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc. is presenting a program at 7:30 a.m. March 8 at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage, 3301 C St. John Barnes, Alaska regional manager for Marathon Oil Co., will report on Cook Inlet operations. Breakfast for members cost $12 and $15 for others. Reservations are required. For more information, call 907-276-0700.
The Anchorage Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a core seminar on starting a business from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 8 at the SBDC office, 430 W. Seventh Ave. A core seminar on developing a business plan is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 9 at the same location. Individual seminars cost $30. Core seminars taken together cost $45. For registration, call 907-272-7232.
The Mat-Su Borough Small Business Development Center and the State of Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Wage and Hour Administration, are offering a free seminar on wage and hour laws for employers from 9 a.m. to noon March 8 at the SBDC office, 201 N. Lucille St., Suite 2-A, Wasilla. Registration is required. For more information, call 907-373-7232.
The Alaska World Affairs Council is presenting a program at noon March 9 at the Hilton Anchorage Hotel. Tom Gold, associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss "Taiwan’s Year of Living Dangerously: The First Anniversary of Chen Shu-bian’s Election." Program lunch fees are $17 for members and $20 for others. For more information, call 907-276-8038.