Around the Peninsula

Posted: Friday, September 08, 2006

CPR, first aid classes available

American Red Cross will hold first aid and CPR classes from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The phone number printed in Thursday’s Clarion was incorrect. For more information and the location of classes, call 283-4556.

Women voters to meet

The Central Peninsula League of Women Voters will meet at noon today at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. Attendees are asked to bring a brown bag lunch. It is open to the public. For more information, call Lois at 260-3111.

Cruise fundraiser set to sail

The Kenai Peninsula United Way will hold a Fox Island cruise fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. today in Seward. Dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions are planned. The cost is $50 per person. Tickets are available at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center, Seward Wells Fargo Bank or by calling (907) 224-5604 or the United Way office at 283-9500.

Gala auction fundraiser slated

The Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula will host a gala auction fundraiser to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boys and Girls Club of America on Saturday at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska.

It will be a black-tie dress event. Auction items include a diamond necklace, flat screen TV and travel packages. Individual tickets or tables for eight may be reserved. For more information, time of event and cost of tickets, call Shelly at 283-2682 or visit

Girl Scout roundup slated

There will be a Girl Scout roundup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Girls ages 5 to 18 are eligible to join. For more information and location of the meeting, call Joyce Cox at 262-7616 or e-mail her at

EMS benefit dinner planned

The American Legion Post No. 18 will host its fifth annual 911 EMS Benefit Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds. It will feature a spaghetti dinner and pie auction. All proceeds will benefit Ninilchik Emergency Services and Fire Department. The legion is seeking donations for the auction. Donations may be mailed to the American Legion Post No. 18, P.O. Box 39161, Ninilchik, AK 99639. For more information, call (907) 567-3918.

Walking fundraiser slated

ABC Crisis Pregnancy Center will host its annual Walk for Life at 2 p.m. Sunday. Pledge forms are available at the center. A barbecue, games, prizes and fellowship are some of the planned activities. For more information and the route, call 283-9062.

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