Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2002

Nikiski blood drive scheduled

The Blood Bank of Alaska, in conjunction with Nikiski High School, will hold a blood drive on Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Nikiski High School.

For more information, call 260-5672.

Cribbage tournament continues

The Cook Inlet Lions ninth annual cribbage tournament will continue every Saturday at 3 p.m. through March 23. The fee of $10 per day will benefit the Cook Inlet Lions eyesight programs. For more information, call Bob at 776-5339 or Ray at 776-5688.

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.

Health center now accredited for mammography

The Central Peninsula General Hospital Kenai Health Center has received accreditation from the American College of Radiology's committee on mammography.

For more information, call 283-4495.

Fish and Game requesting shellfish permits

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is reminding fishers that 2001 shellfish permits must be returned by Jan. 31. Permits must be returned even if no shellfish were harvested. Permits can be mailed to the address on the permit, or dropped off at the local Fish and Game office. For more information, call the Anchorage Fish and Game Sport Fish Information Center at (907) 267-2390, or research and technical services at (907) 267-2390.

Talent show applications available

Application forms are now available for the 2002 Nikiski Talent Show to be held March 2. Forms are available at Nikiski High School, Nikiski Post Office or via fax. For more information, call Darlene Gehrke at Nikiski High School at 776-3456.

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