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Posted: Sunday, February 02, 2003

Art guild to meet today

The Peninsula Art Guild will hold its annual membership meeting today at 1 p.m. at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave. in Kenai. For more information, call 283-7040.

Flood aid deadline approaching

Anyone in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough and Chignik Bay affected by severe winter storms and flooding has until Monday to apply for federal disaster assistance. For more information or to register, call the Federal Emergency Management Agency at (800) 621-3362 or (800) 462-7585 for speech- and hearing-impaired persons.

Radio board to meet

KDLL-FM public radio board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the KDLL studio in the Economic Development District building, 3 miles north of Kenai on the Kenai Spur Highway. For more information, call 283-8433.

Safari club to meet

The Kenai Peninsula chapter of the Safari Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bow Shop on Kalifornsky Beach Road. At 7:30 p.m., Michael Dinkel of American Trophy Taxidermy will give a blacktail deer caping demonstration. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 262-7950.

Blood drive planned

A blood drive will be held at Kenai Peninsula College from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 262-5672.

Hearing loss seminar planned

The National Family Caregiver Support Program will hold its monthly meeting Thursday beginning at 1 p.m. at the Sterling Senior Center. A hearing loss training seminar also will be held.

For more information, call 262-5456.

Historical society to meet

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

For more information, call 262-4157.

Talent show scheduled

The Boys and Girls Club in Kenai will hold a talent show Feb. 22 for children ages 6 to 18. Performers must register by calling or stopping by the Kenai clubhouse no later than Feb. 13.

Top performances will be submitted to the Boys and Girls Club's National Conference Talent Search. For more information, call Kimberli Dent at 283-2682.

Canine Good Citizen class offered

Peninsula Dog Obedience Group will offer a Canine Good Citizen course beginning Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. It is an eight-week class and designed to teach skills on passing the Canine Good Citizen test, which will be held on the last day of class.

The purpose of the CGC test is to ensure that a dog can be a respected member of the community because it is trained and conditioned to act mannerly in the home, public places and in the presence of other dogs. The program is open to both purebred and mixed breeds. The test is not a competition and does not require you and your dog perform with precision.

The program is offered through the American Kennel Club. For more information, call 262-6846.

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