Peninsula People

Posted: Monday, September 11, 2000

Nikiski grad promoted

Jamie L. Guenther, a 1998 graduate of Nikiski Middle-Senior High School, has been promoted in the United States Air Force to the rank of airman first class.

Guenther is a vehicle operator-dispatcher with the 305th Transportation Squadron, McGuire Air Force Base, Trenton, N.J.

She is the daughter of Annette M. Guenther, of Kenai.

Seward man finishes training

Army Pvt. Tyler W. Stone, a 2000 graduate of Seward High School, recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky.

During the training, the Stone received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history and traditions.

He is the son of Melissa and George Stone, of Seward.

Physicians still learning

Dr. John Bramante will attend a special course at the Cleveland Clinic on transesophageal echo training Monday through Sept. 23. TEE is used to diagnose valvular heart disease, discover sources of emboli or clots that may cause a stroke, or clots that cause a heart attack.

Dr. Henry Krull recently attended the Alaska Arthroscopy Workshop to learn the latest arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder problems.

Planner becomes member of AICP

City of Kenai planner Marilyn Kebschull was recently certified as a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Only 13,000 planners hold AICP certification nationwide. Certification requires specific education, experience and the passing of a rigid examination in planning.

Kebschull has worked on a revision to the Comprehensive Plan, a rewrite of the zoning code, and most recently on developing a Geographic Information System for Kenai.

New board member selected

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library welcome Megan O'Neill as the newest board member.

Election of officers for the board also were held. Incoming officers include; Lorrie Carter, president; Emily DeForest, vice president; Paul Turner, secretary, and Nedra Evenson, treasurer.

Raffle winner named

The Anchor Point Senior Citizens recently announced that Jack Spangler is the winner of a Winchester .308 rifle. Though the rifle came with a synthetic stock, Dave Clemson, of the Anchor Point Senior Citizens, is going to make a personalized stock.

Another rifle raffle is planned for the summer of 2001.

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