Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, May 02, 2004

Former Nikiski pastor to speak

Pat Donadio, former pastor of Inlet Faith Assembly of God in Nikiski, will speak at the Peninsula Christian Center in Soldotna at 6 p.m. today. The center is behind The Salvation Army Store on the Kenai Spur Highway. Donadio, who started five churches in Alaska, now heads the national RV-MAPS volunteers ministry in Springfield, Mo.

Moose Teen Club to hold car wash

The Moose Family Center Teen Club will have a car wash from noon to 6 p.m. today at the Moose Family Center No. 1942 in Kenai.

Shotshell, ballistics seminar slated

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Cooperative North American Shotgunning Education will sponsor a shotshell and ballistics seminar for bird hunting from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The seminar will cover steel and lead shot technology, new shot types, understanding shotguns and shotshell ballistics, how to choose effective loads for game birds, shooting skills improvement and bird conservation. The seminar is free of charge.

A shooting clinic with individual instruction also will be held. Participation is limited to 20 selected shooters. Participants must attend the seminar, sign up and pay in advance. The cost is $20 to cover the cost of ammunition and targets. For more information, call Larry Lewis at 262-9368.

La Leche League to meet

The La Leche League will meet at 11 a.m. Friday at Woman's Way Midwifery in Soldotna. The topic will be "coming home with baby." All mothers and babies are invited to attend. For more information, call Olga at 262-9291.

Community cleanup slated

The Kenai Peninsula Lions Clubs and ConocoPhillips will sponsor a cleanup day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Nikiski at the hockey rink and from from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15 at the green strip park in Kenai and at Soldotna Creek Park.

Cash prizes will be available for most litter bags collected in each community. Boys and girls bicycle certificates also will be drawn for children under 10 who collect and turn in bags to receive a ticket. A barbecue and refreshments will be held at the green strip park on Main Street Loop in Kenai following trash collection.



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