Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, June 26, 2000

Emergency planning committee to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the assembly chambers of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Building in Soldotna. The meeting is open to the public.

Chamber meeting planned

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly luncheon at noon Wednesday at Paradisos Restaurant in Kenai. Guest speaker will be Paul Gray of "Exploring Alaska."

LEPC to meet

The Local Emergency Planning Council will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers. For more information, call 262-4910.

KDLL invites listeners to meeting

KDLL's monthly board meeting is taking place Thursday at the the KDLL studio in the Economic Development District building three miles north of Kenai. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

Caring individuals needed

Hospice of the Central Peninsula is currently seeking individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one to help address the needs of bereaved persons in the community. Hospice will offer training on becoming a grief group leader.

For more information, call Sue at 262-0453 by Friday.

UCIDA to hold membership meeting

United Cook Inlet Drift Association will hold its 20th annual membership meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Elks Club in Kenai.

Guest speakers include Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Data Contractors and Faegre and Benson. For more information, call Cindy Hall at 283-3600.

Boys and Girls Club golf classic planned

The Boys and Girls Club invites the public to sign up for its ninth annual golf classic. The tournament will be held July 14. There will be prizes, competition, appetizers and a grilled dinner.

Individual entry is $100. Meal tickets are $10.

The application deadline is Friday. For more information, call 283-2682.

Craft fair, food event slated

Tustumena 200 is hosting a craft sale and barbecue at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tustumena Lodge. There will be crafts for sale and food for $6 per person. There also will be a raffle for prizes and more. Vendors tables are available by contacting Suzie Cook at 262-4216 or 262-5758.

Summer day camp scheduled

The Soldotna Community Schools July Summer (Day) Camp, will be held at Soldotna High School July 10-28 for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Full- and half-day sessions are available.

Classes will include fine arts, cooking, performing arts, reading club and science experiments. Cost for the three-week camp is $275 for full day or $160 half day. Registration forms are available at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Soldotna Public Library, and payment can be mailed to Soldotna Community Schools,

c/o Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, 148 N. Binkley St., Soldotna, AK 99669.

For more information, call 262-6768.

Anchor Point opens parking lot for seniors

The Anchor Point Senior Center is permitting free overnight motor home and fifth-wheel camping to senior citizens. Meals and activities also are available at the center.

For more information or directions, call (907) 235-7786.

Boot camp help needed

Alaska Young Marines is currently looking for drill instructors to donate time for an upcoming boot camp. Instructors should be at least 21 years old. Women and those with prior military experience are encouraged to volunteer.

Young Marines is a volunteer based, nonprofit organization for young people ages 8 to 18. For more information, contact Executive Officer Carol Yamaoka at 262-9264 by July 5. Interviews will be held at 6 p.m. July 6 at the American Legion.



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