Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2001

Summer recreation program planned

The city of Kenai Parks and Recreation Department's summer recreation program will start Monday. The program is for children ages 5 to 13. For more information, call 283-3855.

Road closure planned

Forest Drive from North Gill to Redoubt Avenue will be closed to all traffic on Monday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call Foster Construction Inc. at 262-9139.

Free workshop for teachers to be held

The Kenai Wildlife Refuge and the University of Alaska Anchorage will host a free watershed assessment workshop for teachers on Monday and Tuesday. For more information, call Vicki Davis at 262-7021 or Elaine Major at (907) 257-2731.

Kenai classic to be discussed at chamber meeting

The Kenai River Classic will be the topic at this week's Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meeting. Brett Huber will be the guest speaker. The meeting begins at noon Tuesday at the Riverside House in Soldotna.

Guided tours to be held weekly

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will hold guided tours through Old Town Kenai on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m.

Meeting for small business owners planned

Mark Gregory will present information on financing programs at the Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center's seminar on Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Red Diamond Center in Soldotna. For a reservation, call 262-7497.

Small businesses to be topic of chamber meeting

This week's Kenai Chamber of Commerce meeting will feature Mark Gregory of the Small Business Development Center. The meeting will begin at noon Wednesday at the Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai.

Monthly meeting planned

The Healthy Communities, Healthy People monthly meeting will be Thursday from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road in Soldotna. For more information, call Bonnie Nichols at 262-8129.

Self-help meeting planned

The Soldotna-Kenai Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly meeting will feature Fire Marshal Gary Hale on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. in the Augustine Room of Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. For more information, call Barb Johnson at 262-8395.

Class to be offered for teachers

Kenai Peninsula College and the Challenger Learning Center are offering a one-credit class for teachers on Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. To reserve a spot, call 283-2000.

Low-cost clinic for pets to be held

The Alaska SPCA will host a spay and neuter clinic in Sterling on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $ 50 for female dogs, $40 for male dogs, $40 for female cats and $25 for male cats. To schedule an appointment, call 262-1624. Low-cost vaccinations also are available on those dates after noon. No appointments for the vaccinations are necessary.

Barbecue fund-raiser to be held

The Sterling Senior Center will host its 11th annual barbecue on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. The cost for is $10 for adults, $5 for children and $30 for families. For more information, call 262-6808.

Annual golf tournament slated for Saturday

The Kenai Firefighters Association will hold its 11th annual golf tournament beginning with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Kenai Golf Course. To register a team, call James Dye at 283-4557 or 398-4136. Cost is $75 per player.

Office has relocated

People Count, Inc. has moved to 43530 Ste. 3 on Kalifornsky Beach Road. For more information, call 260-4023.



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