Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2003

Social Security rep to visit Homer

A representative from the Social Security Administration will be in Homer from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. For more information, call (800) 772-1213.

PRISM representative to speak at chamber

Randy Ernst of the PRISM Training Center will speak at the North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce luncheon today at noon at North Kenai Baptist Church.

The public is invited. For more information, call 776-3250.

Veterans meeting slated

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 5 will meet at 6 p.m. today at the old Napa building, across from the Big Dipper car wash on the Kenai Spur Highway.

All veterans are welcome. For more information, call 283-4359.

Builders to meet in Kenai

The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association will hold a general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at Don Jose's Restaurant in Kenai.

Roger Heikes, a plumbing inspector with the Alaska Department of Labor, will speak. All members are encouraged to attend, and guests are welcome.

For more information, call 283-8071.

Gardeners to host compost tea workshop

The next session of the Central Peninsula Master Gardeners winter lecture series will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. John Evans of Alaska Giant will present "Great Growing with Compost Tea."

Evans has done extensive research on the subject and won several blue ribbons from the Alaska State Fair in Palmer.

Another session, "Garden Art," will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. April 5, also at the aquaculture building. Annie Nevaldine will be the guest speaker.

All lectures cost $5, and refreshments are available. For more information, call Janice at 262-5824.

Safe Sitter class starts today

Central Peninsula General Hospital will offer a Safe Sitter class today and Friday for boys and girls ages 11 to 13. The course costs $50, including all class materials.

For more information or to sign up, call Michelle at 262-8172.

Wagoner to take public opinion on longevity bonus

Sen. Tom Wagoner will attend a longevity bonus program meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Kenai City Council Chambers to hear public opinion on the proposal to eliminate the program. The public is invited.

Spring fling canceled

Due to unforseen circumstances, the Ladies Auxiliary to AmVets Post No. 4 is canceling the "Spring Fling" scheuled for Saturday. The dinner and dance will be rescheduled.

Tack swap planned

The Northwind Riders 4-H club will sponsor a tack swap April 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the C Plaza building in Kenai. Participants are encouraged to swap handcrafted horse and livestock items. Registration forms are available at Cad-Re Feed in Soldotna or the Cooperative Extension office on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Preregistration is due April 1. For more information, call Hara at 776-3415 or Katy at 776-7638.

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