Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, September 15, 2003

Hazard mitigation meeting set

The Kenai Peninsula Borough will hold a public meeting for a boroughwide all-hazard mitigation plan at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the borough assembly chambers.

The plan will describe the methods that the borough will use to reduce or eliminate the loss of life and property resulting from human caused and natural disasters. For more information, or if you are a person with a disability who may need special modification in order to attend or participate, call 262-4910.

Genealogy resource presentation scheduled

Totem Tracers Genealogical Society and the Soldotna Family History Center will present a class, "An Overview of the Genealogy Resource Materials Available at the Kenai Library," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai Community Library. For more information, call Cheryl 776-3575.

Christian women's club sponsoring brunch

The Kenai-Soldotna Christian Women's Club will sponsor a Take-A-Break brunch from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Solid Rock Conference Center.

Brunch activities will include speakers Barbara Och, professional color analyst; Kaylin Tyson, a senior at Kenai Central High School; and Mary Ann Dalessi, watercolor artist.

A fee of $7 is inclusive. There will be free child care. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4212 or Linda at 262-4996.

Child custody clinic scheduled

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold a noncontested divorce custody clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Kenai River Center. The clinic is sponsored by Alaska Legal Services. There is no fee. Preregistration is required by Wednesday. For more information or to register, call 283-9479.

United Way annual kick off planned

The Central Peninsula United Way will have its annual kick-off from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. There will be food, door prizes and a silent auction. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Amy at 283-9500.

Manual to speak at north chamber

Amy Manual, executive director of United Way Kenai, will be the featured speaker at the North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce meeting at noon Thursday at the North Kenai Baptist Church. For more information, call Fred at 776-8555.

Indoor air quality research needs volunteers

Wisdom and Associates Inc. has been awarded a grant from the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks to study indoor air quality problems in homes on the Kenai Peninsula.

The purpose of the study is to find the root cause of indoor air quality problems such as ventilation, moisture, radon and combustion air problems. For more information or to participate in the study, call 283-0629.

Participation sought for animal eye clinic

The Kenai Kennel Club will sponsor an animal eye clinic if there is enough interest. Canine Eye Registration Foundation, or CERF, certifications will be conducted at the clinic. Fees start at $45, and it is open to all animals. A tentative clinic is planned the first week in October. For more information, call 335-2552 and leave a message.

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