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Posted: Friday, January 03, 2003

Moving sale to support area family

There will be a moving sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 222 W. Redoubt St. in Soldotna. Funds raised at the sale will be used to help the Kevin and Kelli Sweatt family of Soldotna pay for medical and relocation expenses.

CRPC plans flood forum

Community Rivers Planning Coalition will hold an informational flood impact forum Jan. 9 at the Anchor Point Senior Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Representatives from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Cook Inlet Keeper, the Kachemak Heritage Land Trust, the Alaska Department of Transportation and others have been invited to attend. For more information, call Lindsay at (907) 235-8177.

Advisory committee to hold elections

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game advisory committee will meet Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Kenai River Center to hold elections for vacant seats on the committee. Five three-year seats, two two-year seats, four one-year seats and two alternates will be chosen. Nominations will be taken from the public during the meeting. Anyone who is an area resident and at least 18 years old is eligible to vote. For more information, call Brent Johnson at 262-4763 or Sherry Wright at (907) 267-2354.

Skin cancer screening scheduled

Central Peninsula Health Centers will offer free skin cancer screening Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-3119.

Basketball teams offer cook book

The Ninilchik High School basketball teams are selling "GRRR-recipes" cookbooks for $7 (plus $2 shipping and handling if needed) in order to raise money for team trips and other expenses. For more information or to purchase a book, e-mail jamilee_2000@yahoo.com or call Jamie Leman at (907) 567-3361.

CPHC board of directors seat available

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is requesting interested community members to apply for a seat on its board of directors. CPHC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide quality health care, regardless of patients' ability to pay. CPHC operates Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and is planning a dental clinic in Kenai. At least 51 percent of its board members must be consumers of CPHC services. For more information, contact CPHC at 262-4120 or cphc@acsalaska.net.



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