Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Mass band to preform today

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold its High School Mass Band Festival at 6 p.m. today at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School.

Dr. Mark Wolbers of the University of Alaska Anchorage will be the featured clinician. Wolbers received his degree from Michigan State and the University of Michigan. He is a premier clarinet soloist.

In following its new format, Homer, Skyview and Kenai Central high schools each have 30 minutes for a mini concert. Cost is $3 for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, call 283-2125.

KPC to hold blood drive

The Kenai Peninsula College will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the college. For more information, call Amy Jackman at 260-5672.

Fish and Game committee meeting set

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. March 10 at the Kenai River Center. A special election will take place to fill a vacant seat designated for personal-use subsistence member. The topic of discussion will be on Kenai River issues and fishing regulation proposals for the Board of Fish 2005 cycle. For more information and vacancy requirements, call Dwight Kramer at 283-1054.

Greco to speak at Solid Rock

Retired Col. Tom Greco will be the featured speaker at the Christian's Women's Club of Kenai-Soldotna from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 11 at the Solid Rock Conference Center. Greco will describe his time behind enemy lines and his experience in leading an air assault infantry battalion task force in Iraq during Desert Storm.

An outdoor fashion show, presented by Mike Sweeney with music by Susan Lockwood, also are planned. All community members are invited to attend. The cost is $6. Free child care will be provided. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4214, Linda at 262-4996 or send an e-mail to

Swim coaches needed

The Special Olympics is seeking swim coaches immediately. Coaches must have knowledge of all swim strokes and water safety. Caring and devoted people will be trained. For more information, call 260-3364.

Wolf to hold town hall meeting

Rep. Kelly Wolf, R-Kenai, will hold a town hall meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 13 at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers. A legislative update and discussion on education funding will be the topics of discussion. Constituents will have an opportunity to express their concerns. For more information, call (800)463-2693.

Scorekeepers clinic slated

There will be a baseball-softball scorekeepers clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 5 at the Soldotna Little League office on Lovers Lane above Alaska Great Skate. For more information, call John Saylor at 283-5680 or Jerry Holmgaard at 260-6650.

Preschool to hold fund-raiser

The Soldotna Cooperative preschool will hold a spaghetti feed fund-raiser from 4 to 7 p.m. April 17 at the Christ Lutheran Church on the corner of Kenai Spur Highway and Soldotna Avenue. Tickets will be available at the door for $5 per person or $25 for a family of four. Door prizes will be given. For more information, call 262-9149.

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