Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, October 28, 2002

Women's center to hold meeting

The Board of Directors of Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call Laurie at 283-9479.

Chamber to hold meeting

The North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce luncheon begins at noon Thursday at the North Kenai Baptist church. The speaker is Jim Evenson, artist and homesteader. The public is invited.

Church to hold carnival

The Kenai New Life Assembly of God will hold its Harvest Carnival from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at the church, 209 Princess St., across from the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai. The event will offer safe fun, food and games for children ages three through 11. Costumes are encouraged. For more information, call 283-7752.

Food bank to hold classes

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank is holding a series of weekly hands-on nutrition classes every Thursday. Classes are at the food bank from 3 to 5 p.m. and will include a door prize and a certificate of completion for those who attend all eight classes. Classes are open to the public, and children are welcome if supervised by parents. This week's class is "Breakfast -- What's That? Mom, I'm Home! What's to Eat?" For more information, call 262-3111.

Health Center to offer general clinic

The Homer Public Health Center will offer a general clinic with the public health nurse from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Ninilchik Clinic. It includes immunizations, Well Child Checks and pregnancy tests. The Seldovia clinic is being held in the city's multipurpose room on Nov. 4. The Tuesday clinic is canceled Nov. 12. The clinic will be offered at Nikolaevsk School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 18.

The Homer Public Health Center will be closed Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day and Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving Day. For more information, call the Homer Public Health Center at 235-8857 or (800) 770 8857.

Commerce to have speakers

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheons are held at noon on Tuesdays at the Riverside House in Soldotna. Upcoming speakers scheduled include Lisa Parker, Agrium on Nov. 5; Nov. 12, Ron Arnold, Iditarod National Millennium Trial; and Nov. 19, Robert Odom, president of World Vision Love Inc. For more information, call Shanon at 262-9814.

Homer school to offer classes

The following Homer Community School fall classes still have openings and registration is continuing. The class Canning Big Game teaches which cuts of meat are best for canning and how to practice safe canning methods. The class is taught by the Cooperative Extension Service and meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6. The fee is $15. The class Experience Yourself explores health and stress issues and different traditions and practices, such as specialized and educational kinesiology, Avatar, Huna, Chi and reframing, for creating a new level of awareness and well-being. The class meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays Nov. 6 through Dec. 11. The fee is $40.

The school is starting to plan the winter community school session. Those interested in teaching a class or leading an activity should call 235-6090.

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