Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Wanted: Resolution keepers

It's almost been a year, did you make it?

The Clarion is seeking central Kenai Peninsula residents who made -- and stuck to -- their 2000 New Year's resolutions. If you have a story to share, contact Dori Lynn Anderson at 283-7551 by Dec. 8.

Chamber lunch to feature Heritage Place speaker

The Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will feature Dennis Murray of Heritage Place as the speaker at today's weekly luncheon at the Riverside House in Soldotna. Also, three outstanding students of the month will be recognized. The lunch begins at noon.

Anchor Point association to meet today

The Anchor Point Community Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the banquet room of the Anchor River Inn. It is open to the public.

For more information, call Vada Moore at 235-3783, or David McKinney at 235-0158.

Civil War is topic for genealogists

The Totem Tracers Genealogy Society will hold its November meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Kenai Community Library. There will be discussion on Civil War records and pension files, with examples. It is open to the public.

For more information, call 283-9591.

Public radio board to meet

The Pickle Hill Public Broadcasting board of directors will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the KDLL 91.9 FM studio at the Economic Development District Building in Kenai.

The meeting is open to the public.

Junior Miss deadline approaching

The deadline for applying to take part in the annual Alaska Junior Miss program is Thursday. Any high school girls who will graduate in 2001 and are interested in participating should contact their school counselor.

Financing a business seminar Thursday

The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a seminar titled Financing a Business on Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Red Diamond Center, Suite 16.

For more information, call 262-7497.

WRCC annual meeting scheduled for Saturday

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its annual membership meeting from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Charlotte's Restaurant in Kenai.

For more information or to R.S.V.P., call 283-9479.

Historians to meet Saturday

The Soldotna Historical Society will hold a board of directors meeting Saturday at River City Books. It is open to the public.

Avalanche workshop set

An avalanche hazard recognition workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Soldotna High School.

To preregister or for more information, call the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management at 262-4910.

CES collecting food for food bank

All three Central Emergency Services fire stations have been designated as collection places for holiday food donations for the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. Collection times are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the next month.

Soroptimists selling candy

The Soroptimists of the Twin Cities is now taking orders for See's candy, to be delivered in time for Christmas. This is an annual fund-raiser and all proceeds are used for area scholarships, the Young Women's Conference and other community projects. The Soroptimists will take orders through Sunday.

For more information, call Lyn Hodel at 262-9253.

--Staff reports

Drive-through Nativity planned in December

A drive-through Nativity scene with live actors and animals is planned at the Kenai Grace Brethren Church in Kenai Dec. 9 and 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. To better accommodate the long lines of people attending, the church is encouraging people to park their cars and walk through the scene.

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