Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2007

ACT meeting set

The Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers will hold a free ice cream social from 1 to 4 p.m. today at the Kasilof Mercantile Cafe. For more information, call 252-4852.

Iditarod team fundraiser set to howl

A dinner buffet and outcry and bucket auctions will be held at 4:30 p.m. today at The Crossing in Soldotna to benefit Iditarod musher Paul Gebhardt and the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. Alaska’s balladeer, Hobo Jim, will give a guest performance. The price of admission is $45 per person. For ticket information, call The Crossing at 262-1906.

Donations are being sought for the outcry and bucket auctions. To donate or for more information on the auction, call Evy at 398-1481.

CPHC board meeting slated

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Salamatof Centre. It is open to the public. For more information, call 335-2022 or e-mail

Little League registration begin

Registration for Soldotna Little League will be held at the Soldotna Little League Bingo Hall by Sal’s Diner on the following dates: from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and March 1, 6, 7, 8,12, 13, 20, 21 and 22; and from noon to 5 p.m. March 17 and 24. Registration fees are $40 for tee ball and coach pitch and $50 for minors through high school.

Coaches also are needed. For more information, call Vickie at 398-6363 or Jerry at 260-6650 or 398-7850.

CPCS board to meet

The Central Peninsula Counseling Services board of directors will meet at 5:30 pm Tuesday at 506 Lake St. in Kenai. For more information, call 260-3691.

Youth court offered

Kenai Peninsula Youth Court will hold weekly classes for new Youth Court attorneys from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the old Kenai courthouse. Classes are offered free to students in grades seven and up through high school. Classes will end May 1. For more information, call Ginny at 398-4027.

SoHi after-prom committee to meet

Soldotna High School parents of juniors will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the teachers lounge to plan for its after-prom party. The committee is seeking volunteers. For more information, call Jenn Barkman at 260-6962 or e-mail her at

Influenza, pandemic response to be discussed

Alaska Public Health Laboratory, presents a free community session on Alaska’s influenza surveillance and pandemic response planning at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kenai Peninsula College. Dr. Lynn Lucher, coordinator of special pathogens branch of the Alaska Public Health Laboratory will be the featured speaker.

This is the opportunity for the public to participate in the Alaska Department of Health training that is being given throughout the state. There will be a question and answer session after the talk. For more information, call 262-0368 or 262-0330.

Fish and Game meeting slated

The Kenai and Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai Peninsula College, 34820 College Drive, Room 157. The topics will be to prepare comments on the federal subsistence fish and wildlife proposals, consider Cook Inlet Board of Fish proposals and prepare comment on the joint board proposals. For more information, call Gary Dawkins at 262-3993.

Kenaitze Head Start plans events

Kenaitze Head Start will host the following events at its center on Willow Street in Kenai:

· Tuesday — A budgeting class will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Colleen from the Cooperative Extension will teach the class. Childcare is available.

· March 6 — “How to Buy a Home” class will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. Aaron Swanson will instruct participates on the basics of purchasing a home. Childcare is available. Seating is limited.

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