Around the Peninsula

Posted: Friday, September 10, 2010

MOMS Club to meet

The MOMS Club, an international non-profit organization for stay-at-home mothers, will meet Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m. Please join us! To R.S.V.P. or for more information, contact Connie at 262-6712 or Michelle at 394-7527.

Group spreads awareness of prostate cancer

The Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Awareness Group will have an information display at CPGH from Sept. 13-17. Members of the group will be on-hand from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily to answer questions. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

United Way fundraiser planned

The annual United Way dinner and pie auction is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ninilchik Senior Center on Aspen Avenuw in Ninilchik. Cost for the prime rib dinner is $20 per person. Tim Navarre will serve as auctioneer. Due to limited seating, advanced sign-up and payment is recommended.

For more information, call 907-567-3988.

5K fun run hits the road

Tustumena Elementary School will be having its fourth annual Fun Run Sept. 18. Proceeds benefit school activities and field trips. It begins and ends at Tustumena school. The route goes down Johnson Lake Road, Cabin Road and Tustumena Lake Road before entering the scenic Johnson Lake State Recreation Area. This was and still may be a gravel road course but it is currently being paved and DOT will be making provisions for us so runners have access to the course. Race fee is $15 or $20 with a T-shirt. Registration is open at 10:30 a.m., race time 11:30. Free coffee available after the race donated by Kaladi Brothers, and bake sale will also take place after the race.

Teen center offers activities

The Nikiski Teen Center located at the Nikiski Community Rec. Center hours are 2:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday for teens ages 13 to 18 years old including open gym, video games, pool, foosball and more. Transportation is available from Nikiski High School and yearly memberships are available.

Teen Night will be held Sept. 3 from 7 to 10 p.m., and includes open gym, air hockey, foosball, pool, ping-pong, video games, prizes, popcorn and more for teens ages 13 to 18 years old.

For more information, call 776-8800.

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