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Posted: Monday, January 28, 2002

Minerals Management Service to hold meetings

The Minerals Management Service will hold meetings to discuss issues to be evaluated in an environmental impact statement for communities adjacent to Cook Inlet. These meetings are the first step for a proposed Cook Inlet multi-sale environmental impact statement.

Meetings will be held in Ninilchik today at the Ninilchik Senior Center, in Soldotna Tuesday in the Kenai Peninsula Borough conference room and in Homer Wednesday in the Homer City Council chambers. Meetings start at 7 p.m.

For more information, call Robin Cacy at (907) 271-6070

Local group to train mediators

The Center for Mediation and Community Dialogue will host a three-day advanced mediation course entitled "Resolving Environmental and Public Policy Conflicts" today through Wednesday in Soldotna. The course is geared toward people who confront controversial environmental and public policy issues.

For more information, call 283-9227.

Kenai Chamber to meet

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday at Paradisos Restaurant in Kenai. This week's speaker will be Tadd Owens with the Resource Development Council. The public is invited.

Awards banquet set for Friday

The Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will hold its 43rd annual awards banquet Friday at the Soldotna Elks Lodge No. 2706. Appetizers and no-host cocktails start at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Nominations are requested for person of the year, business person of the year, excellence in profession, volunteer of the year, governmental and civic affairs and devoted service to young people and youth activities.

To make a nomination or purchase a ticket for $25, call Kim at 262-9814.

Soldotna Historical Society board to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society will hold a board of directors meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at River City Books. The public is invited.

Habitat for Humanity seeks applicants

Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity will start construction on its 11th home this summer. To receive an application for home ownership or for further details, contact the Habitat office at 283-7797.

Application deadline is Feb. 4.

Homer carnival seeks information

Do you have a winter activity planned? The Homer Winter Carnival will be Feb. 8-10. Organizers are soliciting for events and activities to list on the official winter carnival events calendar.

If you have an event to list, fax the information to the Homer Chamber of Commerce at (907) 235-8766 or call the chamber office at (907) 235-7740.

Mothers invited to seminar

All interested women, especially "moms on the run" are invited to a brunch Feb. 19 at Solid Rock Conference Center east of Soldotna. Cost will be $7; free child care will be available.

Nutrition instructor Robin Eberline will share ideas for balanced and healthy meals for children. Julia Heasley, a registered nurse, will share how she found balance in the midst of stress. Kate Jefferson will provide music. To make reservations for brunch and child care, call Carolyn at 262-4214.

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