Library offers story times for children

Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2000

Toddler story time is 11 a.m. today at the Kenai Community Library. Preschool story time will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The theme will be snowmen.

For more information, call the library at 283-4378.

Kenai chamber to hold weekly luncheon

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly luncheon at Paradisos restaurant in Kenai at noon today. The speakers will be Robin Zerbel and Pat Shanahan of the World Trade Center's Seafood Institute.

Anchor Point Chamber welcomes legislators

The Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce luncheon today will feature Rep. Drew Scalzi, R-Homer, and Sen. John Torgerson, R-Kasilof, as guest speakers. The luncheon starts at noon at the Anchor River Inn. For more information, call 235-2600.

T-200 sled dog race organizers meet

The next meeting of the T-200 Race Association will be at 7 tonight at the Tustumena Lodge in Kasilof. Participants will vote on the poster contest entries at the meeting and review the volunteer sheet from the Nov. 4 meeting.

Parents' bereavement group meets tonight

Little Lost Angels will hold a parents' bereavement group at Bridges in Soldotna the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is for parents who have lost a child. There is no charge. Lisa Best will be the instructor.

Sirens will be tested tomorrow

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management will conduct its monthly alert siren test Thursday at noon. The test consists of attack and alert tones. The test is conducted the first Thursday of every month unless it is a holiday.

If you have any questions, call the emergency management office at 262-4910.

Christmas alternatives sought

Is Christmas a nonholiday for you and your family? If so, the Peninsula Clarion would like to talk to you for a possible upcoming feature on Christmas alternatives. Contact Jay Barrett at 283-7551 if you are interested in participating.

Gift ideas to help all

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank is conducting its annual mail appeal, sending brochures in the mail that define the needs of the food bank. Funds are in desperate need around the holiday season.

Also, the food bank is displaying Tupperware for Christmas gifts through Friday. Fifty percent of all proceeds from sales through the food bank will go toward those in need of food on the peninsula.

B-and-B association to meet Saturday

The Kenai Peninsula Bed-and-Breakfast Association will meet Saturday at 1:30 p.m., beginning at the Sterling Needle B-and-B in Soldotna. At 2:30 p.m., the meeting will move to Longmere Lake B-and-B, to allow new and prospective members to view two member businesses.

Election of association officers is on the agenda. For more information or directions, call 262-3506 or 262-9799.

Central Emergency Services collecting food

Central Emergency Services has established collection sites for holiday food donations to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. Food items may be deposited from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout December at the fire station at Mile 84 of the Sterling Highway, the station at Mile 13.5 on Kalifornsky Beach Road or the station across from Safeway on Binkley Avenue.

New group organizing to make scrapbooks

The Soldotna Memory Keepers Club, a new organization, will focus on preserving the past, enriching the present and inspiring hope for the future. Interested people should bring scrapbooks and supplies and be ready to work with no distractions.

The group will meet the second Wednesday of each month beginning 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 13. Meet at the Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 S. Binkley Ave. in Soldotna.

For more information, call Kim at 262-2111.



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