Around the peninsula

Posted: Sunday, September 10, 2000

SPCA clinic to visit peninsula

The Alaska SPCA Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Mobile Veterinary Clinic will be on the peninsula through Monday, not Sept. 9, as previously listed. The last clinic of the year will be held Oct. 6 through 9. Low cost vaccinations also will be available. Appointments are required.

For more information, call 262-1624.

55 Alive to hold class

55 Alive classes will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Soldotna Senior Center.

The class is for persons over 50 years of age who need the following: Insurance Reduction Cost, ticket releases or two points taken off driving record.

The cost of the class is $10. For more information or to make an appointment, call the Soldotna Senior Center at 262-2322.

Support group to meet

The Diabetes Support Group will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Central Peninsula General Hospital in room FRC No. 3. The group will discuss what's new in the treatment of diabetes.

For more information, call Susan Shoemaker at 262-0750.

Basketball referee clinic slated

The Boys and Girls Club will hold a basketball referee clinic 6:30 p.m. Monday. The clinic is for anyone 14 years old and up interested in refereeing in the Boys and Girls Club Youth Basketball League.

For more information, call 283-2682.

Computer program class offered

PCI Skills Resource Center will offer Excel instruction from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Quickbooks 2000 will be offered 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 18 through 21.

Preregistration is required. For more information, or to register, call 283-4099.

Cheerleading clinic

The Kenai Central High School Football Cheerleaders will hold a Junior High Cheerleading clinic for grades six through eight Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. in the KCHS auditorium commons. The cost is $20 per participant. Participants will learn motion techniques, cheers, a basic stunt, jumps and some tumbling. Everyone will participate during the Homecoming Parade held on Sept. 22 and during the Homecoming football game Sept. 23.

For more information, call coach Jenniffer Rosin at 260-3192.

AYEA registration available

The Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA), a teen environmental group sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, will host a training session for youth Friday and Saturday in Seward.

Teens will learn about conservation issues in their communities and ways to get involved. A trip to Exit Glacier is included. Registration is $5, which includes dinners and breakfast for the duration of training. Lunch is not included.

Accommodations can be arranged for those in need, and class size is limited to 20 participants. Call (907) 258-4825 to register.

CPGHA meeting planned

The Central Peninsula General Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Central Peninsula General Hospital.

For more information, call Bonnie Nichols at 262-8129.

Support group to meet

Hospice of the Central Peninsula is offering "Share," a support group designed for women who have experienced miscarriages, SIDS or other infant loss. The "Share" program will begin Thursday. Registration is required. For more information, call 262-0453.

Monthly meeting rescheduled

Healthy Communities/Healthy People Steering Committee's monthly meeting originally planned for Thursday has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Bridges.

A presentation by June Harris, president of the Women's Resource and Crisis Center will discuss the Sexual Assault Response Team.

For more information, call 262-1831.

Self-help meeting slated

The Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group will meet at noon Thursday at the Central Peninsula General Hospital, FRC classroom No. 3.

Lunch will be served courtesy of Harvest Traditions Bakery.

Library to hold raffle

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library is holding a fund-raiser raffle through Oct. 25. A dinner for two will be available for all participants on Oct. 27 or 28 at the Kenai Eagles Club. The raffle will be held Oct. 27, with a drawing for a $7,500 grand prize.

Tickets cost $100 and are limited to 300. Tickets are available from board members or at the library's front desk.

For more information, call 283-4378

Learn to paint -- free

A learn to paint class will be held Friday through Sept. 18 at JoAnn Fabrics in Soldotna. On Saturday, the class will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. Sept. 17, the class will meet from 1 to 3 p.m., and on Sept. 18, the class meets 7 to 9 p.m. The project is a papier-mache heart box.

The class is free and open to the public. To register, call Betty Ward at 262-9353.

Winter bowling leagues forming

Winter bowling leagues are forming in the central peninsula. For personal placement, call 262-9822 or 262-6030.

Restoration of rectory discussed today

Dorothy Gray, a teacher and member of the Holy Assumption Orthodox church in Kenai, will discuss the restoration of the local church rectory at a meeting of the Kenai Historical Society at 1 p.m. today in the Kenai Community Library.

The rectory is 119 years old and is said to be the oldest standing building on the Kenai Peninsula.

The meeting is open to the public.

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