Peninsula Clarion - Community

Posted: Friday, September 21, 2007

POW-MIA Day ceremony set to honor

A POW-MIA memorial ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. today at the American Legion Post No. 20. It is open to the public. For more information, call Herb at 262-1237 or 394-1367.

Developmental screening offered

Frontier Community Services will hold developmental screenings for children ages infant to 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its office at 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 16, in the Red Diamond Center. Vision and hearing screenings also will be given.

For more information, call Amanda Faulkner at 714-6644.

Art exhibit, auction set

Kenai Peninsula Art Guild will hold its annual art exhibit and auction from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at 816 Cook Avenue in Kenai. Catered refreshments and wine will be served. Live music will be be the entertainment.

For more information, call 283-7004.

Girls Scout roundup planned

A Girl Scout roundup will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Peninsula Center Mall. For more information, call 262-7616.

Breastfeeding classes offered

A free breastfeeding class will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Special Delivery Maternity on Kalifornsky Beach Road. For more information or to register, call Tamara Miller at 398-6667.

Prime rib dinner 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 $15 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.

Hockey referees sought

Community members interested in officiating hockey games are required to attend a free USA hockey seminar for certification every year.

The seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Soldotna Sports Center for levels one through three.

Attendees are asked to bring skates, a helmet and a whistle.

Lunch will be provided. This will be the only seminar held in the Soldotna area for beginning officials. A seminar will be held in Homer on Oct. 19 and 20. For more information, call Dick Waisanen at 262-6298.

Hospice seeks volunteers

Hospice of the Central Peninsula is seeking volunteers who can commit two to three hours a week for two months at a time and attend a 20-hour training session. Fall training will start the third Monday of October. For more information, call at 262-0453.

KPBSD seeks volunteers

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is seeking volunteers to serve the following committees:

* The budget committee will meet Nov. 9 and 12. This committee will review the district's budget parameters to provide suggestions for consideration in developing the FY09 budget to be submitted to the Board of Education.

* The health curriculum will meet Oct. 2 and 18. This committee will review the current curriculum and make necessary changes based on Alaska state standards and national recommendations in the area of health education.

* The science curriculum will meet Oct. 16. This committee will review the current curriculum and make necessary changes based on Alaska State standards, current data, and research in the field of science.

* Federal programs advisory committee. This committee reviews district data and makes recommendations for districtwide activities in keeping with the state and federal regulations for grant programs. Three meetings are held each year. Attendance at meetings is required. An application for this committee can be found at

The deadline to express interest in a committee is 4:30 p.m. Sept. 28. For more information, visit or call the district office at 714-8888.

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