Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2002

DEC warns of PSP danger in crabs

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a warning against eating the innards of crabs harvested around Kodiak Island, the Alaska Peninsula south of Cape Kumlik and Bairdi Tanner crabs from the Bering Sea. Consuming guts can lead to paralytic shell fish poisoning. For more information, call Mike Ostasz at the Division of Environmental Healthy in Anchorage at (907) 269-7638 or visit

Senior center garage sale begins today

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will hold a garage sale on Island Lake Road today and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chamber luncheon slated for today

The North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will meet today at the North Kenai Baptist Church at noon. Today's speaker is Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski. The public is welcome to attend the luncheon.

Veterans meeting scheduled tonight

The Disabled American Veterans will meet at the former NAPA building today at 6 p.m. For more information, call 283-4359.

Eating disorder group to meet tonight

The Eating Disorder Support Group will meet tonight from 6:30 to 8 at the Women's Resource and Crisis Center in Kenai. For more information, call Linda at 283-2069.

Cooper Landing to sponsor pancake feed

The Cooper Landing Community Club will sponsor a pancake feed Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is $6 per person.

Boot camps to be offered

Outdoor Fitness Training Boot Camps will hold a class on the Kenai Peninsula for anyone looking to get in shape. The four-week session starts Monday at 6 a.m. at the Skyview High School track. For more information, call 283-3954.

Girls' basketball camp planned

The Boys and Girls Club is sponsoring a Gym Rats Girls Basketball Camp with Molly Tuter for incoming third- through 12th-grade girls, Aug. 1, 2 and 3 at Kenai Middle School. For more information, call 283-2682.

Nikiski community day celebration planned

The Church of Nikiski will celebrate Community Day on July 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nikiski Recreation Area. For more information, call 252-6058.

Class reunion date set

The Kenai Central High School Class of 1967 is hosting a reunion Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. The cost is $10 each. For more information, call Audrey at 776-5258 or Annette at 283-6169.

Radiothon scheduled for September

The 18th annual KRSM/WRCC Radiothon fund-raiser will take place Sept. 9 and the Women's Resource and Crisis Center is seeking volunteers to serve as remote team members. For more information or to express interest, call June at 283-1946.

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