Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2005

HEA hosts community meetings

Homer Electric Association Inc. will host a series of community meetings to celebrate National Cooperative Month.

HEA will be at the following locations: Nikiski North Star Elementary at 6 p.m. today and the Ninilchik School at 6 p.m. Oct. 26.

Food, refreshments and door prizes drawings are some of the planned activities.

Young Marines seeking members

The Alaska Young Marines will hold a parent information night for new recruits at 6 p.m. today at the Soldotna Elks Lodge. Boot camp will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Elks Lodge. For more information, call Tammy Whitaker at 776-6508 or 252-9578.

Peninsula women's group to meet

The Peninsula Take A Break group will host a dessert night from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Solid Rock Conference Center at Mile 90.5 of the Sterling Highway. Special guests will be Greg Daniels of the Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild and Steve Delisio, retired attorney and outdoorsman. The cost is $6 and includes child care

For more information or to register, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Susan at 335-6789.

Girl Scout celebration set

Central Peninsula Girl Scouts will celebrate Girl Scout Founder's Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Solid Rock Bible Camp. Participants will be able to use the Hay Maze tunnel in the barn. The service unit will provide a birthday cake for founder Juliette Low at the event. This is open to all registered Girl Scouts ages 5 to 17. The cost is $5. For more information on either event, call Carrie Henson at 262-2829 or e-mail her at courageoustiger@gmail.com.

KDLL membership drive continues

KDLL public radio annual on-air membership drive continues through through Friday. For more information or to volunteer, call 283-8433.

Domestic violence workshop set

The LeeShore Center will hold a community awareness workshop about domestic violence and sexual assault from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Oct. 28 at the center. The topics will be domestic violence, sexual assault, the effects of domestic violence on children, the center's batterer's intervention program and volunteering with shelter clients.

A continuing education credit may be attained after completion of the workshop and 30 hours of volunteer work with the center. It is open to the public.

Participants may attend a portion or the entire workshop. For more information, call 283-9479.



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