August 2, 2008

Anchorage Daily News, Alaska, Inside Alaska Business Column

By Anchorage Daily News, Alaska

Aug. 2--Explore fishing impact on Southcentral

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce presents "Fish On! Realizing Sportfishing's Economic Impact on Southcentral Alaska," noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Egan Convention Center. Rick Gease, executive director of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association, will explore future trends and research that will preserve the habitat of salmon and enhance the sport of fishing. RSVP by 9 a.m. Monday, 272-2401 or

Fitness studio opens in Wasilla

Body Renew Alaska's Premier Fitness Studio has opened in Wasilla at 1325 E. Palmer-Wasilla Highway, Suite 108. The studio combines fitness and nutrition programs designed to meet the needs of its members, who have access to the facility 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Three contestants from "The Biggest Loser" television show are to attend the grand opening today: Heather Hansen from Utah, Pam Smith from Indiana and Body Renew's spokeswoman Kai Hibbard from Eagle River. Body Renew has two locations in Anchorage at 6861 Jewel Lake Road and 11109 Old Seward Highway. Visit the Web site at


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