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Posted: Friday, February 26, 2010

Swim competition slated in Nikiski

The Nikiski Pool is taking registration for the Idita-Swim competition. Competitors can swim or water-walk their way to Nome by converting laps into miles.

Prizes will be awarded along the way. The registration fee of $20 includes a T-shirt. The competition starts Tuesday.

For more information, call Nigel at 776-8800.

La Leche group to meet

The La Leche League of Soldotna and Kenai will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Frontier Community Services Playroom in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road.

The league is a breastfeeding resource group that offers free monthly meetings, mother-to-mother breastfeeding support, telephone assistance and a lending library.

Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are invited to attend. Babies are welcome.

For more information, call Amorette Payment at 260-6141 or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/laleche/join.

Recipes wanted

The Clarion is seeking recipes to include in its Wednesday Food section.

Send recipes to news@peninsulaclarion.com, fax them to 283-3299 or drop them by the office at 150 Trading Bay Drive in Kenai. Name, address, contact number and brief description of how you came up with or came by the recipe is needed.

For more information, call Nan Misner at 335-1241 or e-mail her at nancianna.misner@peninsulaclarion.com.

Recipes will be printed in the order received and as space is available.

Immunizations available

The Kenai Public Health Center at 630 Barnacle Way, Kenai, provides walk-in immunization services from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Soldotna Cottonwood Clinic.

For more information call 335-3400.

Nonprofits to meet

The Nonprofit Organization executive director group will meet on the first Friday of each month at noon at Charlottes in Kenai.

For more information, call Linda Swarner at 262-3111.



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