Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Artist featured at visitors center

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will host artist Bill Sabo today for its Artists on the Kenai program. The program is 2 to 4 p.m. at the center in Kenai. For more information, call 283-1991.

CARTS meeting slated

The monthly meeting of the CARTS Advisory Partners will be today from 3 to 5 p.m. at the old "Bus Barn" building at 43530 Kalifornsky Beach Road.

Chamber meets today

Today's Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon will feature Mike Bell, committee affairs officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs. The discussion on the Kenai Veterans Clinic will be today at the Old Town Village Restaurant at noon.

Free gauge testing offered

The Cooperative Extension Service is offering free testing of pressure-canner dial gauges today and every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Extension office located in the Doors and Windows building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. For more information, call 262-5824.

Day camp planned

Girls Scouts Susitna Council is sponsoring a Girls Day Camp today and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It costs $35 for members and $42 for nonmembers. For more information, call Joyce at 262-7616. Scholarships are available. For more information on scholarships, call (800) 478-7448.

Golf tournament slated

The ninth annual Curly Ashfield Memorial Golf Tournament will be Saturday at the Kenai Golf Course. The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m., and the entry fee is $60. It will be played with irons only. Teams will be selected at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call Laurie at 283-4433 or send an e-mail to

Elder hostel program planned

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College's annual elder hostel program will be July 22 through 28. The program is for adults over age 55. To register, call the campus at (907) 235-7743, the national elder hostel office at (877) 426-8056 or visit its Web page at

Ticket sale begins

Sockeye salmon count classic tickets are for sale now until July 30. Ticket holders need to correctly guess the number of fish that will cross the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's counter as of noon Aug. 7. Winners will share in half of the proceeds. For more information, call 262-6808.

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