Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2003

DAV to meet Thursday

The Disabled American Veterans, Kenai Chapter No. 5, will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the former Napa building in Kenai. For more information, call 283-4359.

NPC meeting scheduled

Charlie Pierce of Unocal will be the featured speaker at the North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce meeting at noon Thursday at North Kenai Baptist Church. For more information, call Fred at 776-3257.

Volunteers needed to coach soccer

The Boys and Girls Club is in serious need of summer soccer coaches for the following age groups. In Nikiski, 4- and 5-year-olds; in Kenai, 8- and 9-year-olds; and in Soldotna, 10- and 11-year-olds. There also is one high school team that is seeking a coach. For more information or to volunteer, call Kathy at 283-2682.

CPHC has opening on board of directors

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is looking for interested community members to apply for a seat on the board of directors. At least 51 percent of board members must be consumers or have family members who are consumers of CPHC services. CPHC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide quality health care regardless of the ability to pay.

CPHC currently operates Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and Aspen Dental Center in Kenai. For more information, call 262-4120 or e-mail

HCS offers summer classes

Homer Community schools is offering two summer learning opportunities. Tennis clinics are being offered through the Homer Tennis Association and are available for children in grades three to 12 . The first 18 people who sign up may purchase a new tennis racket for $5. Classes began Monday and will run through July 9 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The class fee is $20. For more information on starting times and registration, call (907) 235-6090.

A fundamental kayaking learning skills class also is offered. Dates for classes are Thursday and June 26; July 8,16, 22 and Aug. 1, 14, 21 and 28. All classes are from 6 to 8 p.m. Fees are $10 to register, $20 per class, $18 for two classes or $165 for 10 classes. For more information, call 235-6090.

UCIDA annual meeting slated

The United Cook Inlet Drift Association will hold its 23rd annual membership meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. June 28 at the Kenai Elks Lodge. This meeting is for members only. For more information, call Cindy Hall at 260-9436.

Red Cross to host golf fund-raiser

The 12th annual American Red Cross Golf Classic is planned for July 5 at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. For more information about volunteering, sponsoring or playing in the tournament, call 260-6647.

Golf benefit planned for local ministry

The Good Samaritan Ministries will hold a golf tournament at 1 p.m. June 28 at the Cottonwood Country Club in Nikiski. It will be a four-man scramble, with prizes for best overall and closest to the pin. Cost is $15 per player. For more information and to reserve a tee time, call Rachel at 776-7653.

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