Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2001

College holds open house

An open house at Kenai Peninsula College is scheduled for today. More than 30 demonstrations and presentations will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition, refreshments will be served throughout the day, and a free, three-credit class will be given as a door prize.

Borough office to conduct siren test

The Kenai Peninsula Borough's Office of Emergency Management will conduct its alert siren test today at noon. For more information, call 262-4910.

Fisher to speak at historical society meeting

The Kenai Historical Society meets at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Kenai Community Library. James Fisher will be the guest speaker.

Fisher opened a law office in Kenai in 1961 and also served as Kenai City Attorney until 1974. He helped organize both the Kenai Historical Society and the Kenai Bar Association and has been involved with numerous other groups.

The meeting is open to the public.

KDLL board meeting slated

KDLL will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the KDLL studio in the Economic Development District Building, three miles north of Kenai. The meeting is open to the public.

Center to provide for those in need

The Independent Living Center is putting together a Community Closet to provide those with disabilities with equipment at a low cost. The center is looking for donations of wheelchairs, walkers and equipment for vision and hearing impairments.

If you would like to donate or want more information, call Cheri or Laurel at 262-6333.

Artwork design contest on tap

The Seward Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an Artwork Design Contest for the 2001 Mount Marathon Race. Artists are asked to submit designs for runners' T-shirts, volunteer T-shirts, commemorative spectator T-shirts, pins and more. The grand prize is $100.

The color design must fit on 8 1/2 by 11 paper. The deadline to submit artwork to the Seward Chamber of Commerce is March 1. For more information, call (907) 224-8051.

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