Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2006

Pipeline comments sought

Officials from the Alaska departments of Natural Resources, Revenue and Law will be available to take public comments and answer questions on the proposed gas pipeline contract from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska.

For more information, call 283-2918.

Agrium continues live fire training

Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations will continue its live fire training from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through July and August at the plant at Mile 21 of the Kenai Spur Highway.

Additional sessions will be held at 7:45 a.m. Thursdays. Occasional smoke and flames will be visible from the highway. For more information, call Rick at 776-3162.

Volunteers sought to build

Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity is seeking volunteers for its home building construction site at 209 Cottage St. in Kenai (from the Kenai Spur Highway go three blocks south on Linwood Lane, turn right (east) onto Colonial Drive and go one block to Cottage Circle. The house is on your right). Framing began June 26. Builders are needed Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, call 283-7797.

Car seat check ups set

Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula and Central Central Peninsula General Hospital will hold free car seat check ups at the following locations: Sterling Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday; Kenai Fire Department from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17; and Soldotna Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25. For more information, call 714-4539.

Kasilof library to host open house

The Kasilof Public Library will host an open house and auction fundraiser from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the library inside Tustumena Elementary School at Mile 110 of the Sterling Highway.

Activities will include: A debut of its wireless Internet connection; refreshments and book signing with authors Mary J. Barry, Catherine Cassidy, Walter Jackinsky, Ron Walden, Brent Johnson and Ed Kobak, Jr.; new and used books, CD, DVD and VHS sale; and silent and Chinese auctions.

For more information or to make a donation, call 252-1120, 262-4285 or 260-3152.

Musicians sought for picnic

Frontier Community Services is seeking area musicians to donate their

time to play for the agency’s staff appreciation picnic from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11. For more information or to volunteer, call Donna at 714-6620.

Deadline for fair quilts looming

The Kenai Peninsula Quilting Guild will accept quilt entries for the Kenai Peninsula State Fair at the following locations: Sew’n Bee Cozy in Seward from 5 to 6 p.m. Aug. 10; Seams To Bee in Homer and Robin Place Fabrics in Soldotna from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 12; Alaska Cooperative Extension office in Soldotna from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 14; and the Ninilchik fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14.

For more information and a list of registration rules, call (907) 567-3670.

CPHC seeks board members

Central Peninsula Health Centers is seeking community members interested o serving on a committee of the board of directors or in other volunteer positions. Applications are available at 395 Main Street Loop in Kenai, e-mail mmaguire@cphc-medical.org or by calling 335-2022.



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