Current weather

  • Scattered clouds
  • 54°
    Scattered clouds

Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, May 01, 2002

Kenai chamber to discuss tax laws

Roy Wells of Wadell and Reed will speak on the impact of new 2001 tax laws to area businesses at this week's Kenai Chamber of Commerce meeting. Ricky Gease also will offer a presentation on the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center's 10th anniversary celebration. The luncheon begins at noon today at Paradisos. For more information, call 283-7989.

Siren test planned

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management will conduct the monthly alert siren test Thursday at noon. The test consists of the attack and alert tones. This test is conducted on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 262-4910 or (800) 478-4441, ext. 281.

Agrium to conduct training exercises

Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations will conduct "live fire" training during May. Smoke and fire may be visible from the highway near the plant at mile 21.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Training will be done at 1 and 3 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Fridays.

Soroptimists to meet

Soroptimist International of Twin Cities will hold its program meeting Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Steak House in Soldotna. Hospice Bereavement Coordinator Sue Bezilla will be the guest speaker. The regular Soroptimist business meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Museum hosts exhibit; seeks volunteers

The Pratt Museum in Homer will present the exhibit, "Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People," in May. The exhibit will open Friday with a reception at 5 p.m.

The museum also is seeking volunteers to work in a variety of museum departments during the summer season. Anyone interested in volunteering should call Michelle Bayes at (907) 235-8635, ext. 25.

Benefit auction planned

A Chinese auction for Marge Kraus will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the J-Bar-B, Mile 101.5 of the Sterling Highway. All funds raised will go to help pay medical expenses for Kraus' surgery and hospital expenses for her husband, Bill, who died in an automobile accident on the way to the hospital to visit her. Items for the auction can be dropped off at the J-Bar-B, or call 262-9887 or 262-9692 to arrange a pick-up.

Free skate day planned

A free skate day will be held at Alaska Great Skate in Soldotna Sunday from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Soldotna Elks Lodge; hot dogs, drinks, games and prizes will be available. For more information, call Rodny at 262-1355 or 252-2143.

911 Advisory Board to meet

A special 911 Advisory Board meeting has been scheduled for May 10 at 11 a.m. in conference room C of the Borough Building at 144 N. Binkley St. in Soldotna. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 262-4910.

SBDC plans small business expo

The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center is sponsoring Small Business Expo 2002 May 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna. The event is part of National Small Business Week. The SBDC invites all small business owners that are home based or have been in operation for less than three years to join the expo. For more information, call Lou at 262-7497.

Hospice fun- raiser planned

The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors is sponsoring a fund-raiser for Hospice of the Central Peninsula May 17 at 3 p.m. at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. There will be a barbecue, putting contest, games and auction. Donations are still needed for the auction and can be dropped off at First American Title or Beluga Realty in Kenai or Southcentral Title or Freedom Real Estate in Soldotna.



CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS