Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2002

Alaska Independent Blind meeting scheduled

The monthly meeting of the Kenai Peninsula chapter of Alaska Independent Blind will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Fireweed Medical Center in Soldotna. For more information, call Martha at 262-7061.

Hospital service area board to meet

The Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Iliamna room at the Central Peninsula General Hospital. For more information, call 262-9892.

Public health clinic closed for holiday

There will be no immunization clinic tomorrow at the Kenai Public Health Clinic. The clinic will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

PDK to present informational panel

The local chapter of Phi Delta Kappa will hold an informational panel to discuss resumes, portfolios and interviews on Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Soldotna Elementary School library. The guest panel includes Todd Syverson, Mick Wykis, Christine Ermold and Janet Boyce.

PDK is accepting scholarship applications for students interested in the field of education. Applications can be picked up in school counselors' offices through Tuesday. For more information, call 260-5114.

Red Cross offering CPR classes

The American Red Cross is offering monthly CPR and first aid classes on Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Classes will cover adult, child and infant CPR and first aid. The cost of the class is $58. For more information, call the Red Cross at (907) 277-1538.

Homer chamber to hold awards program

The Homer Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Homer Council on the Arts. The chamber will present Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and Outstanding Business Person of the Year awards.

For more information, call the chamber at 235-7740.

Snaring seminar to be offered

There will be a snaring seminar from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters. Area trappers will be demonstrating various trapping methods. The seminar is required for trappers to check their snares every seven days on the refuge. This seminar is not the trapper orientation class needed to obtain a permit to trap on the refuge. For more information, call 262-7021.

Winter fun day to be held at the refuge

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will hold a winter fun day from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at refuge headquarters on Ski Hill Road in Soldotna. Events will include a snowshoe walk, winter crafts, igloo building and a presentation on winter life in the 1920s. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 262-7021.

Homer Community School offering multiple classes

The Homer Community School has openings available for several upcoming classes and seminars, including: Teens as Teachers/Youth Advocacy, Cross Country Skiing, Effective Foot Reflexology, Beginning and Intermediate Spanish, Homer News Tour, Pediatric First Aid and Developing Study Habits for fourth- through sixth-graders. For more information, call the school at 235-6090.

Guide registration forms available

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has made 2002 fishing guide renewal and registration forms available. Registration is required for all businesses that provide sport fishing guide services. For more information, call Dora Sigurdsson at (907) 267-2390.

Women's brunch to be held

All interested women are invited to a brunch on Feb. 19 from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at Solid Rock Conference Center. Cost of the brunch will be $7 and free child care will be available. Nutrition instructor Robin Eberline will share ideas for balanced and healthy meals for children. Julia Heasley, R.N., will share how she found balance in the midst of stress.

Music will be provided by Kate Jefferson. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4214.

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