Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, December 21, 2008

Yoga for food

Today from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Kenai Yoga in the Blazy Mall in Soldotna will offer a yoga class for canned food donation. Call 398-9819 or go to www.kenaiyoga.net for more information.

Women's barbershop set to sing

A women's barbershop chorus will meet at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Church of God in Soldotna on the corner of Binkley and Redoubt Avenue. For more information, call Helena at 262-4504 or Susan at 335-6789.

La Leche group to meet

The La Leche League of Soldotna and Kenai will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Frontier Community Services Playroom in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road.

The league is a breastfeeding resource group that offers free monthly meetings, mother-to-mother breastfeeding support, telephone assistance and a lending library. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are invited to attend. Babies are welcome.

For more information, call Amorette Payment at 260-6141 or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/laleche/join.

Food drives continue

The following business and individuals are hosting food drives to benefit the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank:

* Key Bank, First National, Wells Fargo will accept food donations and receive donations to the food banks account through December.

* Jessica Laurion, a Nikiski High School senior is hosting a Christmas food drive.

* IGA/ Country Foods has a container and also is holding turkey drive at its Kenai location to donate a turkey or the price of a turkey.

* Save U More has container in its store on Kalifornsky Beach Road.

* Three Bears has a container in its store in Kenai.

* 406 Sports Bar in Kenai will offer, during an NFL pro game only, 10 percent off a Team Sampler will a canned food donation.

* ERA aviation will give a discount on booked online flights when a turkey or ham is donated.

* Papa Murphy's -- For every $1 donated online community members will be able to provide 16 meals to someone in need.

For more information, call 262-3111.



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