Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2000

Hike planned today

The Kenai Peninsula Outdoor Club is leading a hike to Juneau Creek Falls today. This is a moderate hike of seven miles round trip. The meeting place will be at Fred Meyer coffee shop, in Soldotna, at noon. Hikers are asked to bring a sack lunch and tennis shoes or hiking boots. For more information, call Marcia at 260-4078.

Referee seminar on ice

A hockey refereeing seminar will be held today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Soldotna Sports Center. The seminar will include on-ice instruction, so those interested should bring skates, helmet and a whistle.

A yearly seminar is required for certification as a hockey referee in order to referee at all levels.

Those interested may register at the seminar. For more information, call 262-6298.

After-school program offered

The Kenai Boys and Girls Club will begin an after-school program for those 13 to 18 years old Monday. The Teen Program is open to all schools in the area and will include group activities, games, homework help and food.

The program will run Monday through Friday from 2:45 to 6 p.m. at the Kenai Clubhouse. Transportation is available from Kenai Middle School, Kenai Central High School and Nikiski Middle-Senior High School.

For more information, contact Keith Randall at 283-2682.

Russian leaders to speak at chamber

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will hold a luncheon at noon Tuesday at the Riverside House in Soldotna. The speakers are five Russian leaders with the 2000 Leadership Program. Past president of Homer Kachemak Rotary, Will Flies, also will speak.

For more information, call 262-9814.

Success seminar planned

The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center will sponsor a seminar titled "Organizing your way to tax success," Tuesday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kenai Economic Development District, Mile 14.5 Kenai Spur Highway.

The seminar will outline the steps needed to organize invoices, cash receipts, sales taxes, checking accounts and credit cards.

Sports day for girls slated

Girl Scouts Girl Sports Day is planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kenai Middle School for all girls kindergarten through 12th grade. Those interested must have a signed parent permission slip. Prices are $8 for Girl Scouts and $15 for nonmembers. The fee includes a sports T-shirt, water bottle and patch.

For more information or to sign up, call Joyce at 262-5996.

Blood drive coming

The Blood Bank of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Center will be hosting an Anchor Point Community Blood Drive at the Anchor Point Senior Center Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Donors are asked to eat a good meal and drink plenty of caffeine-free liquids before donating. For more information, call the Blood Bank of Alaska, Kenai Peninsula Center at 260-5672.

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