Community News

Posted: Monday, April 19, 2004

Disabilities forum scheduled

Hope Community Resources Inc, a nonprofit agency supporting individuals and families who experience disabilities, will host a forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenai River Center.

Discussion will explore the possibility of opening a regional office on the Kenai Peninsula. The public and any interested individuals are encouraged to attend. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. For more information, call Dennis Haas at 262-7577.

Relay for Life information available

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of the Kenai Peninsula will begin at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Skyview High School track. The all-night event will include live music and a walking relay to support the society's Reach to Recovery, Look Better-Feel Better, Wig Loan Closet and support group programs. Team packets are available for pickup at Wells Fargo Bank.

There will be a team captain and informational meeting for team captains at 6 p.m. April 26 in the main conference room at Central Peninsula General Hospital. Those who can't attend should call Corbi Aaronson at 262-7711 for more information.

Watershed to focus on hydrocarbons

Based on recent studies that show the level of hydrocarbons in the Kenai River exceeded federal standards in July, the Kenai Watershed Forum will hold a community forum from 6 to 8 p.m. April 27 at the Kenai River Center.

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will be represented.

The forum will begin with an overview of the issue, then each of the panel members will speak. Afterward, the forum will be opened for a question-and-answer session. For more information, call 260-5449.

Air Force reunion planned

Retired Air Force members who were stationed in the 1960s and '70s at what is now Wildwood Correctional Facility are planning a reunion May 15 through 18 at the Elkhorn Road Ramada Inn in Lexington, Ky.

A block of rooms has been reserved for the reunion. For more information, contact Pat Schmidt by phone at (320) 269-2156 or (320) 269-2287, or by e-mail at or Jim Fetrow by phone at (616) 887-7783 or e-mail at fetrowj590@

Kenai class to celebrate 40-year reunion

The Kenai High School class of 1964 will celebrate its 40-year reunion July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 on the Kenai Peninsula.

Students attending the school from 1950 to 1970, as well as parents and teachers from that era also are invited to join the festivities at the dance social July 31 at the Soldotna Sports Center.

For more information, contact Mary Casebeer by mail at P.O. Box 1670, Hanalei, Kauai, HA 96714; by phone at (808) 639-9310; or by e-mail at

Class of 1984 to hold reunion

The Kenai Central High School class of 1984 will hold its 20th reunion Aug. 6 through 8. For more information, call Mike Lott at 283-2824, Leslie (Talent) Fowler at 260-9066 or visit

The Community page appears each Monday in the Peninsula Clarion. Submissions may be faxed to 283-3299; e-mailed to, sent to P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, AK 99611 or delivered to 150 Trading Bay Road.

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