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Posted: Sunday, January 02, 2005

Missionary to address Kenai Aglow

After spending a year in Lithuania, missionary Janet Aslin will speak Monday evening to Kenai Aglow at 7 p.m. at The Salvation Army Chapel in Kenai.

A resident of Palmer, Aslin has been involved in Aglow since 1997. She will speak about her adventures in learning while teaching at a university in Lithuania.

New dog classes set to start

The Kenai Kennel Club is offering classes at its facility in the C Plaza in Kenai. Classes include puppy kindergarten, basic, intermediate and advance obedience and junior handling.

KKC is planning two new classes. The Canine Good Citizen program consists of a six-week class, where students take their dogs through a series of situations designed to teach the dog to be under control, such as in a crowd of people and around other dogs. A test is given at the end of the session. Those who pass may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club, which sponsors the program. The class will start Jan. 9.

AKC is offering a new venue in 2005. Rally was created to promote a positive relationship between a dog and owner. The dog and handler follow a series of signs, each one asking the dog to demonstrate a maneuver, such as a circle or weaving through cones. KKC will start a rally class Friday. Handlers must be able to maintain the dog on their left side.

To find out more or to sign up for classes, call KKC at 335-2552.

CPHC seeking new members

The Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is accepting applications for new board members. It is a nonprofit corporation, administering the Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and the Aspen Dental Clinic in Kenai.

Applications are available at 170 E. Corral St., Suite 1, in Soldotna, at 395 Main Street Loop in Kenai, by e-mail at kthomas@cphc-medical.org or by calling 335-2022.



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