Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2005

'Pops' concert today

The Kenai Central High School concert choir will hold its 34th annual pops concert at 6:30 p.m. today in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium. The concert will feature solos, duets, trios and other ensembles with a live backup band of Bill Mabrey on lead guitar, Bob Mabrey on flute, sax and piano, Ole Cuaresma on keyboards, Alvin Diaz on the bass and Dale Pease on drums. The cost is $4 for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens.

Fire training scheduled

Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations will conduct live fire training throughout May for its employees. Propane and liquid fuels will be used. Smoke and flames may be seen from the highway near the plant at Mile 21 of the Kenai Spur Highway.

Training will be conducted at 7:45 a.m. Thursdays and at 8 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For more information, call Rick Warren at 776-3162 or 776-3272.

Women voters to discuss health care

The Central Peninsula League of Women Voters will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday. Topics will include uninsured health-care issues. The public is encouraged the attend. For directions, call 283-8040.

Multiple sclerosis group to meet

The multiple sclerosis support group will meet at noon Thursday in the Borealis room at Central Peninsula General Hospital. Participants are asked to bring a lunch. For more information, call 262-5030.

Relay team captain meeting slated

The Relay For Life team captains' meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Central Peninsula General Hospital in the Borealis room. Information, registration, door prizes and giveaways are planned. Captains are asked to bring registration forms, fees and participant forms.

Those who cannot attend are asked to drop off forms to Penny at Stewart Title in Soldotna. For more information, call Syliva at 2662-7581 or Penny at 283-9650.

Trash-treasure-bake sale set

The Soldotna Senior Center Citizens will host its annual trash, treasure and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Two tables are still available for rent for $10. For more information, call 262-2322.

Community patrol resumes

The Soldotna Community Patrol will resume for the summer. Community members interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend a training and orientation meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Soldotna Police Department at 44510 Sterling Highway. The only requirement other than a willingness to volunteer for the betterment of the community is to commit to four or more hours a week.

The Soldotna Community Patrol is proactive in residential and business districts with crime prevention. Volunteers work closely with the police department, as well as assist visitors to the city with a wide variety of requests. For more information, call Sgt. Robb Quelland at 262-4455.

Retirement open house planned

There will be an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. May 18 at Mountain View Elementary School in Kenai in honor of Satorene Jackson, who is retiring after 22 years of teaching. The public is encouraged to attend. Cards and letters may be sent to the school at 315 Swires Road, Kenai, AK 99669. For more information, call Darolyn.



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