Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2001

RCAC committee meets today

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council's Environmental Monitoring Committee will meet today at the RCAC office in Kenai at 10 a.m. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 283-7222.

Anchor Point chamber hosts Red Cross speaker

The guest speaker at the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce luncheon today at noon at the Anchor River Inn will be Debra Holle of the American Red Cross. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 235-2600.

Kenai chamber hosts Christian college speaker

The guest speaker at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon today at noon at the Old Town Village Restaurant will be Keith Hamilton of the soon-to-be-built Alaska Christian College. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call 283-7989.

CARTS Advisory Partners meeting today

The monthly meeting of the Central Area Rural Transit System Inc. Advisory Partners will be held today from 3 to 5 p.m. at the CARTS office on Kalifornsky Beach Road, just north of Poppy Lane, to discuss upcoming public hearings before the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly. For more information, call 262-8900.

Get your pressure canner tested today

The Cooperative Extension Service is offering free testing of pressure canner dial gauges today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the extension office on K-Beach Road, just south of Poppy Lane. For more information, call 262-5824.

Singing group to perform in Homer today

"Grandma's Hope Notes" will be performing at the Friendship Center in Homer today at 1:30 p.m.; on Friday at the Ninilchik Senior Center at 11:30 a.m.; and on Monday at Heritage Place in Soldotna at 2 p.m. For more information, call 235-0502.

Health insurance topic of CPGH discussion

In celebration of National Hospital Week, Central Peninsula General Hospital is hosting a talk by customer service advocate Michelle Crawford at 11 a.m. Friday in the Redoubt conference room. For more information, call 262-0778.

Annual fly-in Saturday

The Kenai Peninsula Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association is hosting a pancake breakfast at its annual fly-in Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the McGahan Airstrip in Nikiski. Drive in or fly in, just follow the signs.

Potters Guild sale Saturday

The Kenai Potters Guild members will sell clay works at the pottery studio at the Kenai Fine Arts Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Earnings will go towards the Kenai Clay Exhibition and for studio equipment.

Strawberry Social Saturday

The Soldotna Senior Center and the Kenai Peninsula Special Olympics will hold its fifth annual Strawberry Social fund-raiser on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the senior center at 197 Park Avenue. Proceeds go toward sending Special Olympians to the Alaska Summer Games and the senior nutrition program. For more information, call 262-2322.

Pioneers meet Monday

The Pioneers of Alaska Igloo No. 33 and Auxiliary No. 16 will meet at the Kenai Elks Club on Monday, with a potluck at 6 p.m. and the monthly business meeting at 7 p.m.

Museum looking for summer volunteers

The Soldotna Historical Museum is looking for summer volunteers. Anyone with time to volunteer will be appreciated. For more information, call Judy Devito at 283-7437.

KMS seeks votes on school mascot

Kenai Middle School has gone through the nomination process to change its school mascot, and voting is open to the community until May 15. The four mascot choices are: the current one, the Kossacks and the Kougars, Koyotes and Kings.

Anyone interested in voting should stop by the school office.

For more information, call assistant principal Lori Manion, at 283-4896.

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