Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2003

Program participants will learn to make a rocket

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center summer interpretive series presents Jamie Meyers, who will give a hands-on workshop on how to make air-powered rockets at 3 p.m. Monday at the center. Participants will construct and launch their own rockets. There is no fee. For more information, call Jay at 283-1991.

Last spay-neuter clinic of summer planned

The Alaska SPCA will hold its final summer clinic Monday -Thursday in Sterling. Fees are $70 for female dogs; $56 for male dogs and female cats; and $30 for male cats. Coupons for $20 off surgery prices are available. For more information on surgery schedules and to make appointments, call Nancy at 262-1624.

Food bank board meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank board meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday at the soup kitchen located at 33955 Community College Drive. The public is invited. For more information, call Cindy at 262-3111.

Governor's mobile office to visit Kenai

Staff members from Governor Frank Murkowski office will be in Kenai from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. The public is invited to stop by and share comments, questions or ideas regarding state government. For more information, call Angelina in Fairbanks at (907) 451-2920.

Residents encouraged to apply for CPHC board

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

WRCC seeking volunteers for women's race

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center is planning its 16th annual Kenai Peninsula Run for Women on Aug. 9. Volunteers are needed to hang posters, attend water tables and direct traffic along the route.

A short flagging school course at the Kenai Police Department is required prior to the race. For more information, call Barbara at 283-9479.

Soldotna Nazarene church plans VBS

The Soldotna Church of the Nazarene will hold its Vacation Bible school from 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 11-15 at the church located at 229 E. Beluga. VBS is for children ages 3 through the sixth grade. There is no fee. For more information, call 262-4660.

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