The Kodiak Maritime Museum hosts its annual meeting at 7 p.m. today in Room 106 of Kodiak College. Linda Freed and Alan Schmidt will talk about their recent trip to Antarctica, following a brief museum business meeting. Contact the museum at 486-0384 or email@example.com for more information.
The Kodiak Hospital Auxiliary meets at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center cafeteria. Linda Butrey, a private physical therapist, is the featured speaker.
Bench press benefit
KMXT-FM and the Kodiak Athletic Club host the fourth annual bench press contest at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Kodiak High School gym. Sponsors pledge cash to participants, and all proceeds benefit KMXT public radio.
Mack’s Sport shop hosts a fly-tying clinic with instructor Hank Pennington from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The clinic is $25, and interested participants can register at Mack’s.
Chamber board nominations
The deadline for nominations to the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce board of directors is Monday. Nomination forms are available by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or at the chamber office on Marine Way. Call 486-5557 if you have questions.
The Kodiak Women’s Resource and Crisis Center is again offering a parenting class on Thursday evenings. The five-week class starts Jan. 26 and runs through Feb. 23. Classes are 7-9 p.m. For more information, contact the resource center at 486-6171.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking proposals for its Conservation Innovation Grants. These grants provide up to $75,000 for a project that applies “innovative on-the-ground conservation efforts” in Alaska. Farmers, ranchers, tribes, organizations and individuals are eligible for the grant, which can cover high-tunnel greenhouses, also called hoophouses. Applications are due by Feb. 24, and full information about how to apply can be found at http://1.usa.gov/zQEsTH.
The Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit is encouraging young or new Kodiak fishermen to attend February’s two-day meeting in Juneau. The summit agenda and information about a travel subsidy is available at http://bit.ly/zYDRPE. The deadline to apply for the subsidy is today, but advance registration will continue through Feb. 9.