Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2002

Soldotna chamber highlights health care

Charles Roadman, president of the American Health Care Association will speak at the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon meeting at noon today at the Riverside House. For more information, call 262-9814.

NHS to hold Northern Exposure showcase

The Nikiski High School showcase, Northern Exposure, is an opportunity for parents, students and community members to see teachers showcase what happens in their classroom. It will be held tonight from 6 to 7:30. There will be food, prizes, games and music.

School district plans volunteer training sessions

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will host a meeting to improve communication between the district and representative groups from area schools.

Representatives from area site councils will meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the Soldotna Elementary staff development room to review the "blue book" for site councils, review paperwork requirements, clarify the differences between parent groups and site councils and share what schools are doing.

Kenai chamber to host council candidates

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will host its seventh "meet the candidates" session Wednesday, with Dustin Aaronson, Duane Bannock, Barry Eldridge and Linda Swarner, all candidates for Kenai City Council. The forum will be moderated by Marge Hayes. The luncheon is open to the public and begins at noon at Paradisos in Kenai. Cost is $10.50. For more information, call 283-7989.

WRCC board to meet this week

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center board meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information and the location, call Laurie at 283-9479.

Choir rehearsals begin for memorial service

In preparation for a Mozart requiem, in memory of those who perished on Sept. 11, an orchestra and choir performance is being planned. The first choir rehearsals are Thursday at 7 p.m. at Homer High School in the choir room. For more information, call Maria Allison at 283-3024.

United Way fund-raising event planned

The Kenai Peninsula United Way will hold its annual Kenai Fjords Fox Island cruise Sunday. This is the premier fund-raising event to kick off the 2002 United Way campaign.

Tickets are $50 each, which include the afternoon cruise, entertainment and dinner. A silent and outcry auction also will be held. All proceeds benefit the Kenai Peninsula United Way. For more information and to purchase tickets, call Evy Gebhardt at 283-9500.

Last SPCA clinic scheduled

The final SPCA spay and neuter clinic of the season will be held Sept. 3 through 6. Appointments for sterilization surgeries can be made by calling Nancy Wall at 262-1624. Low-cost vaccinations also will be available on those days on a walk-in basis from noon to 4 p.m.

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