Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Alliance to discuss permanent fund

The Alliance-Kenai Chapter will host a lunch forum at noon today at Paradisos. Gregg Renkes, a trustee of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., will be the featured speaker. His topic will be an overview of the Alaska Permanent Fund and the percent of market value, or POMV.

Lunch is $11 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, call 563-2226.

Genealogical class scheduled

The Totem Tracers Genealogical Society and the Soldotna Family History Center will present a class on name searching at 6:30 p.m. today at the Family History Center in Soldotna.

Homer band, choir to perform today

The Homer High School band and choir will perform its spring concert at 7 p.m. today at the Mariner Theatre. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and $10 for families. Senior citizens are free.

The public is encouraged to attend.

Fishermen's coalition to meet

The Alaska Fishermen's Coalition will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association Building. Topics include membership drive, Board of Fish proposals and discussion of possible changes for in-season management. Also arrangements for the annual meeting or a date to regroup in the fall will be made. All commercial fishers are invited.

White to talk at CPGH luncheon

Carol White of the State Cardiovascular Health Program will be the featured speaker at the Central Peninsula General Hospital luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the hospital. Her topic is "How to Develop a Worksite Health Promotion Program." Area business may attend.

For more information or to register, call Susan Shoemaker at 714-4776.

Kids competitive soccer tryouts set

Children interested in competitive soccer at a higher skill level are invited to tryouts for the Kenai Peninsula Soccer Club summer season. They will be held at Kenai Middle School on Friday and Saturday for boys and girls ages 12 to 15. Evaluation for players with birthdays after 1993 will be held May 8 and team tryouts for the age 16 to 19 teams will be held at a later date.

Preregistration forms are available at the Kenai Rec Center or HiSpeed Gear in the Kenai Mall or on the Web at Call Mary Daly at 283-5136 for more information.

Water safety class scheduled

The Soldotna High School swimming pool is taking registration for a water safety instructor class Saturday. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Limited space is available. Preregistration is recommended.

For more information, the time or to register, call 262-7419.

Quilters yard sale planned

A quilters yard sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Kenai Alternative High School. Rental space is available for $10 per table. Proceeds will benefit the KAHS yearbook club.

For more information or to rent space, call Jennifer at 283-6295.

Seniors to hold sale

The Sterling Senior Center will hold its Trash and Treasure Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the center. Tables are available to rent for $25. For more information, call 262-6808.

Wolf to hold town meeting

Rep. Kelly Wolf, R-Kenai, will hold a town hall meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly chambers. A legislative update will be given. The public is invited to attend. There will be an opportunity for the public to express concerns.

For more information, call (800) 463-2693.

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