Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2002

ACS official to speak at North Peninsula chamber

The North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce meets today at noon at North Kenai Baptist Church. Mary Ann Pease, Vice President of Alaska Communications Systems will be the guest speaker. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call the chamber at 776-3250.

KRSMA board to meet tonight

The Kenai River Special Management Area Advisory Board will meet at 7 tonight at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road. Agenda topics will include the Seward Highway milepost 18-25 project, Soldotna urban project proposals and River Terrace site cleanup update. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Chris at 262-5581.

CPGH hosting community education lecture

Central Peninsula General Hospital is hosting "Dine and Discuss," a community education program at 5:30 p.m. today at Paradisos Restaurant in Kenai. Dr. Brian Coyne, a podiatrist, will discuss foot deformities in children. Cost is $5. For more information or to make reservations, call 262-8116.

Master Gardeners present winter lectures

The Central Peninsula Master Gardeners will begin its winter lecture series tonight. Commercial landscaper Cheryl Wikstrom will discuss proper tree planting techniques, as well as shrub and tree care. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building. A $2 donation will be requested at the door, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Janice at 262-5824.

Chief Justice to swear-in youths

Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe will swear-in new members of the Kenai Peninsula Youth Court Bar Association at 9:15 a.m. Saturday. New members have received training in the law and will participate in the juvenile justice process as judges, attorneys, clerks and bailiffs in the Kenai Peninsula Youth Court. The ceremony will be held at the old Kenai courthouse, located at 145 Main Street Loop.

Gathering to aid fire victims

A "burned-out" shower will be held for Rolin and Sue Braden 2 p.m. Saturday at the Funny River Community Center. The Bradens' home was destroyed last week by a fire. Cookies and coffee will be served all day, and chili will be served from 5 p.m. until it runs out. Area residents are invited to stop in and say hi. Gifts are not required.

Junior Olympic Archers will not meet

Junior Olympic Archery Development will not meet this Saturday due to an adult state tournament shoot. The group will meet again March 2. For more information, call Mary Kennedy at 776-8328.

CIAA board to meet

The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association will have its 25th annual board meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the CIAA building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Judy or Julia at 283-5761.

Resource and Crisis Center board meeting planned

The board of directors of the Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call Barbara at 283-4379.

Kids to show off in March 2 talent show

Showin' off the Kids, a talent show featuring kids from kindergarten through eighth grade, will be at 6 p.m. March 2 at the Soldotna High School Auditorium. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Profits go to Soldotna Community Schools summer youth program. For more information, call 262-6768.

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