Around the Peninsula

Posted: Friday, September 12, 2003

Women's conference set to begin

Women of the Peninsula will hold its third annual women's conference today and Saturday. The conference will begin at 6 p.m. today at Skyview High School. The conference resumes Saturday at 9 a.m. The fee is $35.

Margaret Stunt, a radio talk show host from England, will be the featured speaker. Inspirational music, biblical teaching, friendship and prayer are planned for the two-day conference. For more information, call 260-3750 or 262-6614.

Community council meeting planned

The North Peninsula Community Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center. Nikiski residents are invited to attend. For more information, call 776-8555.

Youth programs accepting applications

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe is currently accepting applications for several youth programs: Junior Native Youth Olympics on Monday for grades first through sixth; varsity NYO on Wednesday for grades seven through 12th; Jabila'ina dance group on Sept. 23 for all ages; Cuda Kuya Drum Group on Sept. 25 for grades first through 12th. For more information, call Laura at 283-36933 ext. 233. Applications can be picked up at 255 N. Ames off Beaver Loop Road.

Ben Stevens to speak at Soldotna chamber

Senator Ben Stevens will be the featured speaker at the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meeting at noon Tuesday at the Riverside House. For more information, call Shanon at 262-9814.

Marketing workshop scheduled

The Small Business Development Center will hold a workshop titled "Quick Marketing on a Shoe String" from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road.

The workshop will cover how to know who will buy your product, knowing why they will buy it and if your advertising is timed right. The cost of workshop is $15. For more information, call Bunny at 262-7497.

Residents sought for CPHC board

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is looking for interested community members to apply for a seat on its board of directors. At least 51 percent of board members must be consumers or have family members who are consumers of CPHC services. CPHC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide quality health care regardless of the ability to pay.

CPHC currently operates Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and Aspen Dental Center in Kenai. For more information, call 262-4120 or e-mail cphc@acsalaska.net.

KCHS to raffle off quilt

The Kenai Central High School football boosters are selling raffle tickets for a handmade quilt. The drawing will take place Sept. 20 at the homecoming game. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased from any booster member. For more information, call 335-0123.

Disaster response meeting slated

The Anchor Point Disaster Response Group will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Anchor Point Senior Center on Milo Fritz Road. The public is invited to attend.



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