Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010

Cancer support group meets

There will be a meeting for men affected by prostate cancer at 7 p.m. today in the Redoubt room at Central Peninsula Hospital.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month and Borough Mayor Carey will make a presentation.

For information, call Jim at 260-4904.

Birders flock together

The Van Dusseldorps will be speaking on their three-week adventure aboard a ship to South Gerogia Island, they will share their sightings of the Albatross, other birds and animals of the area at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association Building.

Connie and Ken Tarbox will also be sharing pictures of their birding trip to Seward.

Call 262-9031 for more information.

Racers sought

Tustumena school will hold its fourth annual fun run on Saturday. Proceeds will benefit school activities and field trips.

It begins and ends at the school. The route goes down Johnson Lake, Cabin and Tustumena Lake roads, before entering Johnson Lake State Recreational area.

This was and still may be a gravel road course but it is being paved and DOT will make provisions so runners have access to the course.

The race fee is $15 or $20 with a T-shirt.

Registration is open at 10:30 a.m. the race begins at 11:30 a.m. Free coffee will be available after the race and bake sale also will be held. Call 262-1894 for more information.

MOMS to meet

The MOMS Club, an international non-profit organization for stay-at-home mothers, will meet Monday at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call Connie at 262-6712 or Michelle at 394-7527.

Dinner fundraiser slated

The Ninilchik Senior Center at Aspen Ave., in Ninilchik will host its annual United Way dinner and pie auction at 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. The prime rib dinner will cost $20 per person. Advance sign up and payment is recommended due to limited seating.

Call 907-567-3988, All profits will be donated to United Way.

Teens on target

Teens on Target a firearm safety course for young women will hold an eight-week firearm safety, education and conservation course.

This course is for young women, grades nine through 12th.

Maximum class size will be 12 students. The course begins Sept. 23 to mid-November from 4 to 6 p.m.

The event is sponsored by 4H Shooting Sports, Kenai Chapter of Safari Club and the National Rifle Association.

For more information, call 262-9592.

Immunizations available

The Kenai Public Health Center has appointments available for immunizations in Kenai and on Thursdays in Soldotna.

Call 335-3400 to schedule an appointment or for more information.

Blood drive slated

Soldotna High School's National Honor Society will host a blood drive Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

You must be 16 years of age or older to donate. Eat, drink plenty of fluids and bring a photo I.D.

Call Angela Ramponi at 394-6103 or e-mail for more information.

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