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Posted: Monday, September 17, 2007

CPHC meeting set

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Salamatof Centre, 150 N. Willow St. in Kenai. It is open to the public. For more information, call 335-2022 or e-mail

Sterling youth club set

The Good News Club at Sterling Elementary School will begin Tuesday immediately after school. The children will be taught life lessons and moral values through Bible lessons and songs. A snack will be provided and permission slips are available at the school. Parents should pick up their children immediately following the one hour club. Clubs are sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship and all staff are carefully trained and screened. For more information, call Phyllis Yankey at 262-9605.

Park meeting slated

A public meeting to generate ideas and input for the Soldotna Creek Park expansion project will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the at Soldotna City Hall council. Consultants will give an introductory presentation at 7 p.m. followed by group discussions and closing remarks.

For more information, call Andrew Carmichael at 262-3151 or Nancy Casey at 260-8418.

RCAC to meet

Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council will hold its quarterly meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at the Homer Elks Center at 215 W. Jenny Way in Homer. For more information or an agenda, call (800) 652-7222 or 283-7222.

Little League to team up

The Soldotna Little League will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Soldotna Little League Bingo Hall. A vote for new board members will be held. For more information, call 398-2850 or 398-6363.

SoHi parent meetings set

Parents of junior will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 in the teacher's lounge, and parents of seniors will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 27 in the teachers lounge. For more information, call Stephanie Bohrnsen at 260-7000.

Raffle fundraiser continues

The Skyview High School volleyball booster club is holding a raffle fundraiser. The prizes are a locally handmade log rocker, a large hand-carved and hand-painted wooden salmon and a rustic handmade wooden welcome sign. Tickets are $5 each and available for purchase until right before the drawing which is Oct. 5 before the varsity game at the school. For more information, call Lesley West at 260-6666 or Kit Lamborn at 260-3083.

Donations for veterans sought

Donations are being sought for the annual all-veterans picnic to be held Sept. 29 at the American Legion Post in Kenai.

For more information, call Wanda Taylor at 283-0830, 398-1730 or e-mail her at

Marathon to hit the streets

The annual Kenai River Marathon will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

Race officials are seeking volunteers to help. For more information, call 283-4611.

Student housing to be discussed

A meeting to discuss housing for Kenai Peninsula College students will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Mining and Petroleum Training Building at the college at 34820 College Drive. For more information, call 262-0300.

Prime rib diner fundraiser set to dish

The 13th annual Thelma McConnell scholarship prime rib dinner and auction will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center on the Kenai Spur Highway. The auction will begin at 7 p.m. The price of admission is $1 for adults or $10 for children 10 and under.

Tickets are available for purchase at the Nikiski Senior Center or at the door.

For more information, call 776-7654.

Swim lessons to make a splash

Swimming lessons will be held at the Nikiski pool Oct. 9 through 25. Classes will be offered for beginners and advanced beginner classes. Registration begins Oct. 1 at the pool.

For more information, call Nigel at 776-8800 or visit

Domestic violence, workshop planned

The LeeShore Center will hold a community awareness workshop on domestic violence and sexual assault from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 through 26 at the center. Topics will include domestic violence, sexual assault, effects of domestic violence on children, the center's batterers' intervention program and volunteering with shelter clients.

It is open to the public. Attendees may participate in a portion or the entire workshop. Continuing education credit may be attained after completion of the workshop and 30 hours of volunteer work with the center.

For more information, call 283-9479.

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