Three business workshops scheduled for October


The Alaska Small Business Develop-ment Center has scheduled three workshops for October at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center building.

There will be a free “Starting A Business” seminar beginning at 10 a.m.
Oct. 19. Bryan Zak will answer questions and offer helpful resources in this two-hour workshop. Zak will prepare participants for a productive relationship with Alaska Small Business Development Center and its partner programs, and explain the value of the center’s free services. The deadline to register is
Oct. 12.

n There will be a free seminar on Alaska Division of Economic Development loan programs from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 23. Information will be presented on existing and new state loan programs. The deadline to register is Oct. 19. Seating is limited.

There will be a $30 “Benefits of Budgeting” seminar from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 29. Zak will show participants methods to monitor, measure and manage the amount of cash moving through a business. The deadline to register is Oct. 22. Payment can be by cash, check, MasterCard or VISA.

To register: Go to http://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com. Click “training events,” go to centers location, select Kenai Peninsula, then browse to search for seminar. Click “Sign Up” to complete registration.

For help or more information, call Bunny Kishaba at (907) 260-5629 or email her at inblk@asbdc.or

More in News

The 2021 elections will be held Oct. 5.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board Q&A

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, elections will be held for Homer City Council,… Continue reading

The 2021 elections will be held Oct. 5.
Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Q&A

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, elections will be held for Homer City Council,… Continue reading

The 2021 elections will be held Oct. 5.
Homer City Council candidate Q&A

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, elections will be held for Homer City Council,… Continue reading

Traffic moves north along the Sterling Highway shortly after a fatal crash closed the highway for several hours Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. The state is seeking federal funding for a project aimed at improving safety along the Sterling Highway between mileposts 82.5 to 94, or between Sterling and Soldotna. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
State looks to federal funding for Sterling Highway project

The project is aimed at improving highway safety between Sterling and Soldotna.

Ethan Benton (left) and Laura Walters of Kodiak win the vaccine lottery for the Alaska Chamber's week one vaccine lottery giveaway "Give AK a Shot." (Screenshot)
State names winners in 1st vaccine lottery

A Valdez and Kodiak resident took home checks for $49,000 each.

Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion
A podium marks the beginning of a StoryWalk at Soldotna Creek Park on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. The project was discontinued in August due to vandalism.
Vandalism ends Soldotna library program

The StoryWalk was made possible by a $2,500 donation from the Soldotna Library Friends.

Juneau Empire file
The Coast Guard medevaced a 90-year-old suffering stroke-like symptoms near Ketchikan aboard a 45-foot response boat-medium like this one, seen in Juneau, on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.
Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan

The 90-year-old suffered symptoms of a stroke.

James Varsos, also known as “Hobo Jim,” poses for a photo during the August 2016, Funny River Festival in Funny River, Alaska, in August 2016. (Peninsula Clarion file)
‘Hobo Jim’ opens up about recent terminal cancer diagnosis

Varsos was named Alaska’s official “state balladeer” in 1994.

Most Read