Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Lions selling See's candy

The Cook Inlet Lions Club will be selling See's candies through Monday. Its Valentine collection includes heart-shaped boxes for men, women and children. For more information, call Heidi Dominick at 776-7652.

Women's club plans brunch

The Kenai-Soldotna Christian Women's Club will hold a Take-A-Break brunch titled "Do It Yourself" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Solid Rock Conference Center. Karen Otter will "fix" appetites with cakes; Ginger Mayer will "fix up" moods by singing; and Linda Stimaker will discuss how she tried to "do it herself" but then had to call "the professional." The cost is $7. Free child care will be provided. For more information or for a reservation, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Linda at 262-4996.

KPC to show film 'Gandhi'

Kenai Peninsula College will show the film "Gandhi" at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the commons. The film focuses on the developing faith of Mohandas Gandhi in nonviolence. There is no fee. For more information, call Chris Gehrett at 262-0367.

T-200 volunteer dinner, orientation scheduled

Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race organizers will hold a volunteer taco dinner and orientation meeting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Tustumena Lodge at Mile 111.5 of the Sterling Highway. Volunteers are needed during the race weekend, with positions needing to be filled both indoors and out. No experience is necessary. The race is scheduled for Jan. 31 through Feb. 2. For more information, call Roy Hoekema at 260-6490 or visit

KDLL to hold elections

KDLL-FM Public Radio will hold its membership meeting and board of directors elections at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at KDLL studios in the Economic Development District building, three miles north of Kenai. The meeting is open to all members.

Annual reading carnival seeks vendors

The Kenai Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, in conjunction with the Kenai Reading Council, Soldotna Community Schools and Agrium Industries, will hold its second annual reading carnival from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 31. It is seeking clubs, groups and organizations to operate food booths, games, information booths and other activities. The cost of space is $10 a booth. For more information or a vendor form, call Virginia Morgan at 283-9374 or Norma Holmgaard at 262-9805.

Subsistence management accepting nominations

The Office of Subsistence Management is accepting applications and nominations to fills seats on 10 regional advisory councils that advise the Federal Subsistence Board. The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 6.

The council meets twice yearly. It advises the Federal Subsistence Board on subsistence management regulations and policies and serves as a forum for regional public involvement in federal subsistence management. There are 39 seats available on the regional advisory councils, representing subsistence, commercial and sports interests. For more information or an application, call Ann Wilkinson at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3676.

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