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Posted: Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Kenaitze Tribe discusses health facility

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe announces the following meetings to discuss the proposed Dena'ina Health and Wellness Facility to be located in Old Town Kenai. Our design and architectural team will meet with youth from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Fort Kenay, and with adults from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today at Tyotkas Elder Center. The tribe is seeking comments and suggestions from tribal members, customers and all other interested people. For more information call Sasha Lindgren at 283-3633, ex. 300, or 398-3181.

Bed and Breakfast Association Meets

Kenai Peninsula Bed and Breakfast Association will hold a regular meeting on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Tanglewood Bed and Breakfast on Beaver Loop Road. For more information, call Carrol Martin at 283-9330 or Delora Gracia at 283-6771.

Public health center to close for holiday

The Kenai Public Health Center will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The center will reopen Tuesday at 8 a.m. Call 335-3400 for more information.

KDLL radio open house and annual meeting

KDLL's annual meeting and open house is Jan, 21 at 6 p.m. at the KDLL studio, 14896 Kenai Sur Highway, Return Board of Director's ballots to the studio beforehand or bring them to the meeting. All ballots must be received by KDLL prior to 6 p.m. on Jan. 21. The open house is open to all and will include refreshments and conversations. For more information call 283-8433.

Unsung Heroes' recognition coming up

Tickets are now available for the Kenai Chamber of Commerce's Community Awards Ceremony: "Our Unsung Heroes" on Jan. 22. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Keynote speaker is Kip Knudson, chair of the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $35 per person. Call 283-7989 for more information.

Parent advisory teleconference set

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Title VII Parent Advisory Committee will hold a general update teleconference on Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. No public comments will be allowed. For teleconferencing information, call Shelley Stockdale at 714-8868.

Koey Dixon in concert

A benefit concert for the Kenai Watershed Forum Summer Camp will be held Jan. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Peninsula Grace Brethern Church Auditorium, 44175 Kalifornsky Beach Road, (mile 19.5 K-Beach Road). Tickets at door $10. For more information call performer Tekoa (Koey) Dixon at 776-8481.

Ski for women

Tsalteshi Trails 7th Annual She Can Ski event will be Feb. 6, at the Tsalteshi trailhead at Skyview High school. The 5k classic event starts at 11:30 a.m. and skate at 12:30 p.m. This is a partner event, so bring your friends and relatives, all ages and abilities welcome. Festive attire is always encouraged. All proceeds to benefit The Leeshore Center and Tsalteshi Trails. For more information call Brenda at 398-4938 or Sue at 398 0487.

Valentine wallyball rescheduled

The date for the Valentine Wallyball Tournament has changed! The Kenai Recreation Center is hosting its annual 3 vs. 3 tournament, Saturday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. -- 5 p.m. The fee is $15 per player or $45 per team. Entry forms need to be turned in by Jan. 27 to guarantee a T-shirt. Late entries no later than Feb. 8. Pick up your entry form at the Recreation Center, and join in on some friendly competition!

Donate a formal for the prom

Soldotna Student Council is collecting gently used formal dresses, shoes and accessories for the second annual Cinderella's Closet, a program for all local high school girls to receive a free prom dress. Last year, more than 75 women from SoHi, Skyview, Kenai and Nikiski used this program. Items can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Soldotna High School's main office.

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