Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, December 24, 2007

Public health closes early

The Kenai Public Health Center will close at noon today. It will re-open at 8 a.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 335-3400.

Basketball alumni game planned

Kenai Central High School alumni basketball games will be held Dec. 28 at on the Cliff Massey Court at the school. Women's games begin at 6:30 p.m. and men's at 8 p.m. The cost is $5.

For more information, call Pam Saltzgiver at 262-8999 or Marsha Gustkey at 283-3049.

Caregiver meetings set

The National Caregiver Support Program will hold meetings at the following places:

* Jan. 2 Seward Senior Citizens Center from noon to 1 p.m.;

* Jan. 21 Kenai Senior Citizens Center from 1 to 3 p.m. The topic will be safe transfer, bed rest and wheelchair use. Nancy Farrington with Kayoktuk Care will be the featured speaker; and

* Jan. 29 Soldotna Senior Citizens Center.

For more information, call 260-1280.

Hospice celebrates life

Hospice of the Central Peninsula invites the community to light a candle in remembrance of those who have died this year and those who are helping a loved one with a life-threatening disease at its Celebration of Life from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 4 at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. Fellowship, food and live music will be provided. For more information, call 262-0497 or 262-0453.

Singers wanted

The Sweet Adelines are looking for women who can sing on key for a women's four part Barbershop harmony group directed by Priscilla Shaw. Rehearsals are from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 7 in the music room at Skyview High School.

For more information, call Susan at 335-6789, Robin at 394-4368 or Karolee at 283-4615.

Counseling group to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Counseling Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Peninsula Community Health Center at 230 E. Marydale Ave., Suite 2, Soldotna. Counselors, students and interested community members may attend.

For more information, e-mail Beth at

Cameras, photo printers sought

The Soldotna Rotary Club is seeking donations of working digital cameras and photo printers for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's art program. Equipment may be dropped off at Sweeney's Clothing or Joe Kashi's law office.

For more information, call 398-0480.

Donations sought for military personnel

The Peninsula Yellow Ribbon club is in the process of making thank-you gift baskets for returning soldiers and Marines. Community members interested in donating a gift, a gift card or making a thank-you card for the baskets may call Bill and Carol Keller at 262-0492 or 394-1072.

Arrangements may be made to pick up donations.

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