FYI – News briefs & announcements – April 30

Veteran’s Adminstration meeting in Homer

The Department of the Veterans Administration will hold their second meeting in Homer on May 10 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the American Legion Post 16, Mile 2.5 East Road. All lower Kenai Peninsula veterans are welcome to voice dislikes and make comments.

Gas prices climb for summer

Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.81/g, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 398 Alaska gas outlets. The national average has increased 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.65/g.
Including the change in Alaska gas prices, yesterday’s prices were 11.7 cents/g lower than the same day one year ago, and 1.3 cents/g higher than a month ago.

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

Seldovia Village Tribe Health and Wellness is observing National Women’s Health Week all month long during May. People scheduling a well-woman appointment for any day in May at SVT Health and Wellness will receive a complimentary sauna before or after the visit.
Under the Affordable Care Act, many women can receive well-woman services without paying a deductible or co-pay. In addition, SVT Health and Wellness can provide discounts based on household size and income for any out-of-pocket expenses.
For more information, please contact Skywalker Payne, RN at 226-2228.

Find your inner entrepreneur

The Entrepreneurial Club will meet today, Wednesday, April 30, from 6-8 p.m. at KBay Caffe.
Neil Wagner will compare starting and running a national internet company to starting a wood-fired pizza business in Homer. A discussion will follow, and Bryan Zak will present on “Integrating SBDC Expertise into your Entrepreneurial Endeavor.”
For more info, call Michael Haines at 299-0759.

Record-keeping, taxation for agricultural biz 

Back by popular demand! Head over to the Kachemak Bay Campus from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, May 5, for a class video conference from Fairbanks.
Topics will include, (but are not limited to), depreciation rules, domestic production activities deduction, soil and water conservation expenses, reforestation costs, and the dreaded hobby loss rule.
If these topics sound like a foreign language to you, then it’s all the more important that you go. Paul Robinson will act as instructor. Register online, or contact Kathryn Dodge at 907-474-6497.

KBC holds 2014 commencement

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College will hold its 2014 Commencement on Wednesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Homer High School’s Mariner Theater. Homer-raised national and Alaska news commentator and columnist Shannyn Moore will act as keynote speaker.
The KBC 2014 Commencement Student Speaker will be Karmen Classen, and University of Alaska Board of Regents, Kirk Wickersham and UAA Provost Elisha Baker will confer degrees.
The public is welcome to attend.

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