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Posted: Monday, February 19, 2001

Final SoHi conferences held today

Soldotna High School will hold parent-teacher conferences today from 9 a.m. to noon and then again from 1 to 5 p.m. Conferences will be one day only. There is no school for students today or Tuesday, which is an in-service day. The conferences are the last for this school year.

Peer counselors to lead mothers group

The Kenai WIC office in the Seaman Building in Kenai will host a Mothers Group today at 3 p.m. This group is for pregnant mothers who would like to meet other mothers in the community and discuss parenting issues. The group has a strong breast-feeding emphasis. For more information, call 283-4707.

Board meeting slated

The Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the Iliamna room at Central Peninsula General Hospital. For more information, call 262-9892 or 283-9047.

Alaska Independent Blind to meet today

The newly formed Kenai Peninsula chapter of the Alaska Independent Blind meets today at 7 p.m. at the Fireweed Medical Clinic at 247 N. Fireweed St. in Soldotna.

Conference to be held in Soldotna

The Kenai Peninsula Out-of-Home Care Conference will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Solid Rock Conference Center in Soldotna. The conference, held for foster and adoptive parents, social workers and residential providers, will feature workshops such as positive parenting skills, defiance and aggression in children, teaching social skills, attachment problems and finding fun activities for children. The workshops are free. For more information, call the Alaska Foster Parent Training Center at (800) 478-7307.

CARTS tops agenda at chamber lunch

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday at the Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai. Guest speaker will be Jennifer Beckmann with the Central Area Rural Transit System. For more information, call 283-7989.

KDLL board to meet

The monthly board meeting of KDLL-FM public radio will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Economic Development District Building. The meeting is open to the public.

Meeting held to voice ideas, concerns

The Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizen's Advisory Board and the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation will host a public workshop at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Homer High School Commons. The workshop is intended to bring interested neighbors, user groups and individuals together to express ideas and concerns and to make recommendations for the management and development of the new state park area. For more information, call Roger MacCampbell, district ranger, at (907) 235-7024.

First sphere weekend planned

The Ishayas' Ascension First Sphere weekend will be held Friday through Sunday in Soldotna. The cost of the weekend is $200.

A free introduction lecture about the event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bridges Community Resource Network in Soldotna.

The Ishayas' Ascension is a series of mechanical techniques that allow a person to rise beyond, or ascend, stress and self-defeating beliefs. The Ishayas' Ascension uses techniques that are based in praise, gratitude and love.

For more information, call Ruth at 260-5866 or Joyce at 260-4972.

Advisory board to meet

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council's Board of Directors will hold its annual meeting Friday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Presentations will be held at 9 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10 a.m.

For an agenda, directions or more information, call 283-7222.

KBEA scholarship applications available

The Kenai Borough Employees Association scholarship committee is accepting applications for four scholarships of $500 each. The scholarships are available to all 2001 graduates of the Kenai Peninsula Borough, including public, private and home-schooled individuals.

Applications and instructions are available from any Kenai Peninsula Borough High School counselor's office, at the information desk of the borough building in Soldotna or at

Applications must be delivered or postmarked by March 30.

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