Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Kenai chamber to meet

The bed tax forum will be the topic at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon at noon Wednesday at Paradisos. For more information, call Natalia Johnson at 283-7989.

Car seat inspections planned

Central Emergency Services and Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids will conduct a car seat safety inspection from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Central Emergency Services, 231 S. Binkley St. in Soldotna. For more information, call CES at 262-4792 or Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids at 714- 4539.

Builders association meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kings Inn Family Restaurant. The featured speaker will be borough Mayor Dale Bagley. There will be a $100 door prize. For more information, call 283-8071.

Community Easter egg hunt set

The Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a family community Easter egg hunt from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the center. There is no fee. It is open to the public. For more information, call 283-1991.

KPBBA to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Bed and Breakfast Association will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Upper Kenai River Inn in Cooper Landing. The topics will be planning for the state association meeting, the Expo display and the two remaining bed tax hearings. Members wishing to have their cards available at the Expo need to bring 100 cards to the meeting. Lunch will be provided. Members are encouraged to attend. It is open to the public. Limited parking is available. Car pooling is suggested. For more information, call Sharon Brower at 776-8775.

Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser set

The Sterling chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its third annual Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Naptowne Inn. Food and the auction will begin at 7 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and includes a chance to win a limited edition Ducks Unlimited shotgun. Seating is limited. For more information, call Amber Elsey at 262-9783.

Artists, crafters sought

The Kenai Senior Connection's gift shop is accepting applications from area artists and crafters with high quality work. Commission will be 35 percent, as this is a fund-raising project. Applications and samples need to be submitted at the senior center. Applications are available at Odies Bead-it Shop, the Soldotna library, the senior center, the Kenai Art Guild and by calling the center. For more information or to make an appointment. Call Shirley Lennox-Hillyer at 283-4156.

Respite services available

Frontier Community Services is accepting new consumers for its senior services respite grant program. Respite services provide the opportunity for primary caregivers to take a break from assisting with the health and-or disability of a family member. If you care for a person with Alzheimer's-related dementia or an adult with a physical disability, you are encourage to apply. For more information, call 262-6331 ext. 356.

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