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Posted: Friday, March 09, 2001

Wolf research topic of slide show

The Friends of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will sponsor a slide show presented by wildlife biologist Elizabeth Jozwiak on wolf research and monitoring on the refuge at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. The slide show is one of a series of science programs intended to better acquaint the public with animals and plants that flourish next door to the communities on the Kenai refuge.

Totem tracers meeting slated

Kenai Totem Tracers Genealogical Society will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Community Library's genealogy room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 283-9591.

Dinner held to raise funds

Eagles Aerie No. 3525 will host a halibut fish fry Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The menu is deep fried halibut, chips, onion rings, cole slaw and garlic toast. This dinner is open to the public. The Aerie would appreciate a donation of $6 from all diners. All funds raised will benefit the Albatross Christmas Children's Fund.

Healing touch workshop set for this weekend

A Healing Touch Level IIA class, an energy-based therapeutic approach to health and healing, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Iliamna Conference Room at Central Peninsula General Hospital.

For more information, call 262-8219.

String players needed

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra is seeking string players for the Young People's Concert to be held April 7 and 8. The next rehearsal will be held Sunday at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds for the following categories: beginning, intermediate, advanced or lapsed.

For more information, call Laura at (907) 235-6918.

Social workers to meet

The Kenai Branch of the National Association of Social Workers will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Paradisos in Kenai.

There will be a cross-cultural video and discussion, which will be part one in a four-part series. Continuing education units are available. For more information, call Karen at 262-9349.

Booth space available for upcoming bazaar

The Nikiski Senior Center is gearing up for its annual spring bazaar and bake sale in April. Tables are available for rent for $10 per day; the deadline to sign up is March 15. For more information, call 776-7654.

Forum held to discuss tobacco use

The Tobacco Control Alliance of the Peninsula will sponsor a peninsulawide community forum at 7 p.m. March 16 at Skyview High School.

The forum will discuss issues relating to tobacco use and clean indoor air. The forum is open to the public. For more information, call Patti at 260-3682.

Church to hold sale

The New Life Christian Fellowship of Kasilof will hold a garage sale at 10 a.m. March 23 and 24 at Mile 75 Kalifornsky Beach Road. Rental space is available and donations are appreciated. For more information, call 262-3233 or 262-5537.

Testing expected to generate some noise

Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations and Homer Electric Association are testing equipment associated with their new cogeneration facility. Part of the project requires blowing steam through the lines and out vents, which generates occasional noises.

The noise does not indicate a problem at the plant. Work will be done between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Regular updates are available on Agrium's community call-in line, 776-3225.



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