Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2007

Scouting nights set

The Boys Scouts of America will hold Cub Scout information nights at 7 at the following schools: Tuesday at Nikiski North Star Elementary and Tustumena Elementary; Wednesday at Redoubt Elementary; and Thursday at Sterling Elementary.

For more information, call Camille at 283-1699.

Church club to begin

Good News Clubs will be held at Soldotna Elementary School and Aurora Borealis Charter School on Tuesday and Redoubt, Kalifornsky Beach and Mountain View elementary schools Thursday for one hour immediately after school.

Parents must provide transportation for their children.

The clubs are for children in grades kindergarten through six and sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship.

For more information, call 262-9605.

Garden club to meet

The Central Peninsula Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road near the Bridge Access Road intersection.

The topic will be "How best to clean up your gardens and greenhouses for winter."

The meeting is open to the public. For more information about the meeting or club memberships, call Marion at 398-8669.

Cheer camp slated

North Peninsula Recreation and Nikiski High School cheerleaders will hold a cheerleading camp for youth in grades two through six. The camp will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at Nikiski North Star Elementary School. Coach Tesa Sturman and the NHS cheerleaders will prepare participants for a performance during halftime of Nikiski's home game on Saturday.

Registration forms are available at NCRC or the Nikiski pool. For more information, call 776-8800.

Teen writers sought

The Clarion is seeking students in grades nine through 12 from central peninsula high schools interested in writing for its Verbatim column. The column is designed to let teens voice their opinions on topics that affect their daily life home, family, school, peers, social pressures, ect. The column length is 300 words minimum and 500 words maximum.

The deadline to submit a sample column for consideration is Friday. Submissions must include first and last name, school, grade, mailing address and a contact phone number.

Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Entries must be e-mailed to

For more information, call 335-1241.

Rubber duck race slated

The Kenai Lions Club will hold its annual rubber ducky race Sunday at Cunningham Park on the Kenai River.

For race times or tickets call Teresa at 252-4988 or Terry at 398-2880.

Girls Scout roundup planned

A Girl Scout roundup will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at Peninsula Center Mall.

The organization is seeking girls and adult leaders to join.

For more information, call Joyce at 262-7616.

Hospice seeks volunteers

Hospice of the Central Peninsula is seeking volunteers who can commit two to three hours a week for two months at a time and attend a 20-hour training session. Fall training will start the third Monday of October.

For more information, call at 262-0453.

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