Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2009

Eagle Scout blood drive continues

Zack Misner, with Boy Scout Troop 151, in conjunction with the Blood Bank of Alaska is hosting an Eagle Scout project blood drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at 35911 Kenai Spur Highway, Unit No. 12 in Soldotna, in the Alaska Maxi Storage Building.

Minors ages 16 and 17 years old wishing to donate must have a signed parental consent form.

Donors' names will be entered into a drawing for door prizes, to be held at the end of the week.

Walk-ins are welcome as time permits, however, appointments are preferred.

To make an appointment, call 260-5672.

For scouting information, call Zack at 260-3559 and leave a message.

Women voters to meet

The Central Peninsula League of Women Voters will hold its annual meeting at noon Friday at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. The topics will be priorities and making a calendar for the upcoming year and electing a secretary and vice president.

A salad luncheon will be served. It is open to the public. For more information, call Lois at 260-3111.

Car seat check-ups planned

Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula/Central Peninsula Hospital will hold car seat check-ups at the following locations.

* Monday and July 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Nikiski Fire Department No. 1;

* June 24, July 2 and Aug. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Kenai Fire Department;

* June 25, July 16 and Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Emergency Services Soldotna Fire Department; and

For more information, call Jane Fellman at 714-4539.

World series of baseball slated

The Frontier Community Services will host its sixth annual World Series Baseball event June 27 at the Kenai Little League fields.

The goal of the event is to give individuals with developmental disabilities an opportunity to enjoy the game of baseball. Sign in begins at 11 a.m. with opening ceremonies and the games beginning at noon. An afternoon of baseball, barbecue, food are planned.

For more information, call Kathy Kenner at 262-6331 or e-mail Admission is free.

Solstice vendors sought

The Kenai Peninsula Bed and Breakfast Association Solstice Music Festival is accepting applications for vendor booths and musicians to perform. Booths can be food, arts and crafts, or carnival type games. Musicians who specialize in any type of music are also needed. The event will take place at the Diamond M Ranch Resort on Kalifornsky Beach Road from noon to 8 p.m. June 21.

To obtain an application or for more information, call JoAnne at 283-9330.

UCIDA to meet

The United Cook Inlet Drift Association will hold its 29th annual membership meeting from 1 to 5 p.m. June 27 at Kenai Landing in the old Ward's Cove building on Cannery Road off of Kalifornsky Beach Road.

This meeting is for members only, however membership will be available at the door.

For more information, call Audrey at 260-9436.

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