Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2004

Food bank to hold nutrition classes

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank is holding an eight-week series of nutritional classes titled "How to Create Nutritious Meals, Healthy School Lunches and Snacks on an Low Budget." Classes meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the food bank. Colleen Deal will instruct. There is no fee.

Participants may attend one or more of the classes, and door prizes will be provided for those attending. For more information, call 262-3111.

Kidney support group to meet

A newly formed kidney support group will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Iliamna Room at Central Peninsula General Hospital. Kidney patients, their families, friends and caregivers are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Judy or Bob Downs at 260-1903.

Basketball registration begins

North Peninsula Recreation is taking registrations for third- and fourth-, and fifth- and sixth-grade basketball. Registration runs through Friday.

Coed and interleague teams are available. Fees are $25 per person for coed teams and $35 per person for fifth- and sixth-grade interleague teams. Registration forms are available at the Nikiski pool from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call Rachel at 776-8800.

United Way fund-raiser planned

The Ninilchik Senior Citizens Center will hold a dinner and pie auction to benefit the United Way at 6 p.m. Saturday at the center. Dinner will have a tropical flair. The cost is $10 per meal. The deadline for reservations is Tuesday. For more information or to make a reservation, call 567-3988.

Fish and game sets meeting

The Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in the upstairs conference room in city hall. The agenda will include Fish and Wildlife reports, fish proposal discussions and other business that may come up before the committee. For more information, call Jim McCracken at (907) 224-3701.

KPC seeks council members

Kenai Peninsula College is seeking interested community members to serve on the KPC College Council. The council serves a public advisory role for the college and seeks to have representation from all sectors of the Kenai Peninsula. To be considered for one of the positions, send a letter of interest and resume to Kenai Peninsula College, Director's Office, 34820 College Drive, Soldotna, AK 99669 by Oct. 8. For more information, call Cindy Finwall at 262-0318 or e-mail

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