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Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Summer camp continues in Nikiski

The North Peninsula Recreation Service Area's summer day camp is held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Children meet at the Nikiski pool on Tuesdays, and at the Nikiski Middle-Senior High School on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Children in grades one through six are eligible to attend. Activities include arts and crafts, games, sports, swimming, gym time, pottery and cooking. Preregistration is not required, and drop-ins are welcome. For more information and cost of program, call Rachel Parra at 776-8800.

Social Security reps to visit area

Social Security Administration representatives will be on the Kenai Peninsula from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Seward City Hall; from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Kenai City Hall; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Homer Senior Citizens Center. For more information, call Paul Brandt at (866) 772-3081.

CPHC to hold board meeting

The Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. will hold a board of directors meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Kenai Public Health Center at 630 Barnacle Way. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 335-2022 or e-mail

Immunization clinic canceled

The Wednesday immunization clinic at the Kenai Public Health Center has been canceled due to staff training. For more information, call 335-3400.

Alaska delegation continues tour

The Alaska congressional delegation's mobile office will visit the Kenai Peninsula. The mobile office van will park in the U.S. Post Office parking lots and be clearly marked. Message forms will be available at all sites, and information will be directed to members' offices and applicable federal agencies.

The delegation will be at the following locations: from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Hope; 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in Seward; 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday in Cooper Landing; 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday in Anchor Point; 9 to 11 a.m. Friday in Homer at the main post office; and 1 to 3 p.m. Friday in Ninilchik. For more information, call Chuck Kleeschulte at (202) 224-9306.

Boys and Girls Club plans golf tourney

The Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula is taking reservations for its 13th annual Golf Classic on Friday at the Kenai Golf Course. Attendees will receive a goody bag, tournament gift, continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and free drinks. There also will be opportunities to win prizes. The proceeds will go to help provide quality programs to peninsula youth.

Registration and breakfast will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee for individual players is $100 and hole sponsorships are $250. Par and birdie level sponsorships are available for $450 and $650, respectively. For more information, a tournament brochure or to donate a prize, call Kim Lee at 283-2682.

Seniors host luau

The Soldotna Senior Citizen Center will host a Hawaiian luau from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the center. The menu will included kalua pork, pulehu chicken, mana kalani ribs, sweet potatoes, poi, rice, haupia, Caribbean salads and guava cake. The cost is $18, or $10 for children under 12. Tickets should be purchased in advance. Hawaiian entertainment, door prizes and a raffle are some of the planned activities. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 262-2322.

KPFA to celebrate 50th anniversary

The Kenai Peninsula Fishermen's Association will hold its annual meeting and celebrate its 50th anniversary from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building. The agenda schedule is as follows: speakers from 3 to 5 p.m.; barbecue-potluck from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; and business meeting and election of officers from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Chris at 262-2492.

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