Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, January 14, 2001

Borough issues snow-related warning

Pursuant to Alaska statute, no person may push or otherwise deposit snow or ice onto roadways in a manner that constitutes a hazard to removal equipment or other traffic. Borough residents are also reminded to inform children of the danger of paying in snowpiles and berms near roadways. Heavy equipment operators who are removing snow may have difficulty seeing children.

College honors Civil Rights Day

Kenai Peninsula College will be closed Monday in honor of Civil Rights Day.

Hospital service area board to meet

The Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Iliamna Room of the Central Peninsula General Hospital. For more information, contact Cynthia Glassmaker at 262-9892.

Council to elect officers

At the Monday general membership meeting of the North Peninsula Community Council, a new slate of officers will be elected to serve on the 2001 board of directors. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

Chamber luncheon focuses on games

Faron Owen, of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council, will speak about the 2001 Peninsula Winter Games at Wednesday's Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Old Town Village Restaurant. Lunch begins at noon and is open to the public.

Business plan seminar slated

Mark Gregory from the Small Business Development Center is giving a "Business Planning Seminar" on Wednesday, from 1 until 4 p.m. To register, call the center at 262-7497.

Fish and game advisory committee to hold election

The Kenai and Soldotna Fish and Gave Advisory Committee will hold its annual election at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Seats open for election are five three-years seats, including two at-large, one hunting, one sport fishing and one commercial fishing. Two one-year alternates will also be selected.

League of women voters examines redistricting

Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Linda Murphy will update members of the League of Women Voters on redistricting and how it will affect the peninsula. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Thursday in Room C of the borough assembly chambers. For more information, call Sue at 262-3913.

Disabled veterans scheduled to meet

Chapter 5 of the Disabled American Veterans will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Alaska National Guard Armory in Kenai. For more information call 262-0497 or 283-4359.

Kenai chamber hosts ball

Tickets are available for the Friday Kenai Chamber of Commerce annual Town and Gown Awards Ball. The cost is $25 a person and can be purchased from any Kenai Chamber of Commerce board member or by contacting the staff at 283-7989.

Job hosts sought by chamber and high school

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce and the Kenai Central High School are seeking job hosts for their annual Job Shadow Day program, on Feb. 14. Anyone interested in participating is asked to call Amy at 283-7989.

Scholarship program seeks applicants

The deadline to apply for the 2001 Phillips scholarship program is Jan. 25. Applications are available from school counselors at Alaska high schools or by contacting Phillips Alaska at 907-263-4329.

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