Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2002

DEC representative to speak at Kenai chamber

Jeff Mach from the Department of Environmental Conservation will discuss "Contingency Planning Improvement on Oil Spills" at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce weekly luncheon noon today at Paradisos restaurant. For more information, call the chamber at 283-7989.

Tourism, Internet marketing workshop today

The Small Business Development Center and the Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau is sponsoring a tourism and Internet marketing workshop 3 p.m. today at the Kenai visitors center. Charlene Spadafore Vassar of the Alaska Travel Industry Association will be the guest speaker for marketing. Dave Edward Smith of Borealis Designs and Phil Sheridan of AK Phil will host the Internet portion. This workshop is free. For more information, call 262-7497.

Community council to meet Friday

The North Peninsula Community Council will hold its next regular meeting 7 p.m. Friday at the Nikiski Senior Center. All residents of the north peninsula are invited. Deric Marcorelle will discuss the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's peninsula programs. For more information, call 776-3257.

Coalition to discuss fishery management

The Kenai Peninsula Resource Management Coalition will hold a public meeting 5 p.m. Thursday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association building. The topic of discussion will be fishery resource management on the Kenai Peninsula and recent Board of Fisheries actions. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Hal Becker at 262-3917.

Skyview reunion planned

The Skyview class of 1992 is looking for people for its 10-year class reunion. Skyview graduates from 1992 are asked to contact Jenny Hamill at 262-2585 or email

Restoration video to air

The Youth Restoration Corps 2001 video will air March 3 at 3:30 p.m. on KIMO-TV. The half-hour program demonstrates YRC's community restoration project entitled, "Bringing the Nation to Alaska." For more information, call YRC director Kelly Wolf at 262-1032.

Forum to discuss grant funding

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Division of Community and Economic Development and the Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center are presenting a grant funding forum beginning at noon Friday at the Kenai Merit Inn.

Bob Poe, director of the Alaska Industrial Economic Development Association will be the keynote speaker at the luncheon. Representatives from various funding agencies will be on hand to make presentations and for round table discussions on funding options beginning at 1:30 p.m. There is a $12 fee for the luncheon; otherwise, the forum is free of charge. For more information or to make reservations, call 262-7497.

Skinning clinic planned

The monthly Safari Club International membership meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 5 at John's Bow Shop on Kalifornsky Beach Road. A program at 7:30 p.m. will feature Michael Dinkel of American Trophy Taxidermy, who will discuss bear and wolf skinning. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 262-9881.

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