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Posted: Tuesday, January 07, 2003

Homer Community Schools registration open

Registration for winter classes offered through Homer Community Schools will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday at Homer High School. For more information, call (907) 235-6090.

There are two changes to the winter program catalog. Kindergym will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays starting Saturday and running through Jan. 22. Beginning gymnastics will be offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays starting Thursday and running through Jan. 18.

WRCC Clothes Closet open

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center's Clothes Closet is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Wednesday. The Clothes Closet offers clothing and miscellaneous items to the public at no charge. Due to the limited number of staff to sort donations, contributed items are accepted only from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays.

Wagoner to speak at Kenai chamber

Sen. Tom Wagoner will speak at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at Paradisos. The cost of the luncheon and meeting is $10.50. The public is welcome to attend.

Meeting slated for Frontier board

Frontier Community Services will conduct its next regularly scheduled board meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday. The public is welcome to attend.

Fish and Game committee meets Friday

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road. The meeting will include annual elections, guest speakers on subsistence and game management and public testimony for early-run king salmon management.

Steering committee schedules meeting

The Healthy Communities-Healthy People Steering Committee monthly meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Bridges, 145 Kasilof St. in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-4120 or Bridges at 260-3800.

Soldotna Historical Society to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society will hold its general membership meeting Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road. Guest speaker will be Stan McLane of the Kasilof Regional Historical Association, speaking on the early days of Kasilof. Members and the public are invited to attend. For more information, call Barbara Jewell at 262-4157.

Historical society plans to show films

This month only, the Kasilof Historical Society will meet on a Friday. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at Tustumena Elementary School. Historical films will be shown. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Dolly Christl 262-2439.

CPHC board position open

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is seeking community members to apply for seats on its board of directors. CPHC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide quality health care regardless of ability to pay. It operates Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and is planning a dental clinic in Kenai. At least 51 percent of the board members must be consumers of CPHC services. For more information, call 262-4120 or e-mail

Pioneers seek entries for cookbook

The Pioneers of Alaska Auxiliary No. 16 is gathering recipes, stories and pictures for a Kenai Peninsula heirloom cookbook. The deadline is this month. For more information or to submit an item to the cookbook, call Ann at 776-5405 or e-mail

Ninilchik teams raise money with cookbooks

The Ninilchik High School basketball teams are raising money for trips and other team expenses by selling "GRRR-recipes" cookbooks, which cost $7 (plus $2 shipping and handling if needed). For more information, e-mail or call Jamie Leman at (907) 567-3361.

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