Calendar January 14, 2001
The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce is holding its general membership luncheon at noon Jan. 16 at the Westmark Fairbanks. Rosemarie Maher, president and chief executive of Doyon Ltd., will present a company update. 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 Jan. 16 at the Riverside House, 44611 Sterling Highway. A presentation on the BP Classic, an employee Olympics scheduled for June, will be featured. For more information, call 907-262-9814.
The Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce is holding its Must Be Tuesday luncheon program at noon Jan. 16 at the Mat-Su Resort, 1850 Bogard Road. Rob Wells, director of the Division of Agriculture, Department of Natural Resources, will give a presentation on the Alaska Grown program. Program fees are $3 for members and $5 for others. For more information, call 907-376-1299.
WOMEN$fund, a program of YWCA of Anchorage, is offering a workshop entitled "Taking the Mystery Out of Accepting Credit Cards from Your Customers" from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the WestCoast International Inn, 3333 W. International Airport Road. The cost is $50. For additional details, call 907-274-1524.
Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP is holding its ninth annual construction and public contract law seminar Jan. 17 at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown Hotel. Dick Cattanach, executive director of Associated General Contractors of Alaska, is the featured speaker. The cost is $100. For more information or for registration, contact Lynne Roehling at 907-258-0106.
The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce is scheduling its luncheon forum at noon Jan. 17 at the North Slope Restaurant, 11501 Old Glenn Highway. Speakers from the Municipality of Anchorage Property Appraisal Division will discuss city and property appraisals. The cost is $12.50 for members and $14 for others. For reservations, call 907-694-4702.
The Kenai Chamber of Commerce is holding its weekly meeting at noon Jan. 17 at Paradisos, 11357 Frontage Road. The luncheon cost is $10.50. For more information, call 907-283-7989.
The Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce is holding its meeting at noon Jan. 17 at the Palmer Moose Lodge, 1136 S. Cobb St. Bonnie Carrington, Project Impact coordinator for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, is the scheduled speaker. The borough was selected as a Project Impact community in 2000 and has begun mitigation efforts for natural disasters. The luncheon cost is $9. For additional information, call 907-745-2880.
The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a seminar on developing a business plan from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Soldotna Red Diamond Center, 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road. The cost is $15. For more information, call 907-262-7497.
The Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc. is presenting a program at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage, 3301 C St. Gus Panos, chairman of Digital Ortho Image of the Alaska Geographic Data Committee, will give a presentation on "The Digital Ortho Image Initiative." Breakfast for members cost $10.50 and the cost for others is $12.50. Reservations are required. For more information, call 907-276-0700.
The Anchorage Convention & Visitors Bureau is holding its monthly membership luncheon at noon Jan. 18 at the Egan Civic & Convention Center. Chris Anderson, ACVB chairman, will present "Anchorage Tourism in 2000" and announce the year-end results of convention and tourism sales, the final bed tax collection and provide a preview of the 2001 marketing plan. The luncheon cost is $15 for members and $18 for others. For reservations, call 907-276-4118.
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is slated for 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Alaska Premier Exercise Equipment, 113 W. Northern Lights Blvd. For additional information, call 907-272-2401 or visit (www.anchoragechamber.org).
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is holding its Make It Monday forum at noon Jan. 22 at the 4th Avenue Theater. Douglas North, president of Alaska Pacific University, will present an update on APU’s future plans and reflect on the past year. The cost is $14 for members and $20 for others. For additional information, call 907-272-2401.
WOMEN$fund, a program of YWCA of Anchorage, is offering a 14-week course entitled "Starting an Assisted Living Home on the Right Track" from 6:00-8:00 p.m. beginning Jan. 22 at the YWCA office, 245 W. Fifth Ave. For additional details, call 907-274-1535.