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Posted: Sunday, January 18, 2004

Childbirth film offered

The American Academy of Husband Coached Child Birth will show a film and hold a class on the Bradley method of husband-coached natural child birth at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Soldotna. There is no fee. For more information, location or to register, call 262-9291.

Ski team plans fund-raiser

The Homer High School Mariners ski team will hold a raffle fund-raiser for a 2003 Yamaha 700ccSX Viper snowmachine. The drawing will be held in conjunction with the team's spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Homer High School commons. Tickets for the raffle are $5 each and can be obtained by calling (907) 235-5354 or from any Mariner skier. The cost of dinner is $5 per person or $20 per family. You need not be present to win. For more information and details on the snowmachine, call 235-5354.

T-200 volunteer dinner, orientation scheduled

Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race organizers will hold a volunteer taco dinner and orientation meeting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Tustumena Lodge in Kasilof at Mile 111.5 of the Sterling Highway. Volunteers are needed during the race weekend, with positions needed to be filled indoors and out. No experience is necessary. The race is scheduled for Jan. 31 through Feb. 2. For more information, call Roy Hoekema at 260-6490 or visit

WRCC board meeting slated

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at 325 S. Spruce St. in Kenai. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 283-9479.

FAS to hold training workshop

The Frontier Community Services Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Program is sponsoring a training workshop titled "FASD and Seven Generations: Healing the Past and Future of Our Community" from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 26 and 27 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

Guest presenter will be Carolyn Hartness, international educator and consultant. Hartness is project specialist with the Northwest Portland area Indian Health Board and specializes in identifying issues relating to FAS with tribes in Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Cost of workshop is $25. For more information, call 262-6331.

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