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Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Respite services available

Frontier Community Services is accepting applications for its senior services respite grant program. Respite services provides the opportunity for primary caregivers to take a break from assisting with the health and-or disability of a family member. Community members caring for persons with Alzheimer's, related dementia or an adult with a physical disability are encouraged to apply. For more information,call the Senior Services Department at 262-6331 ext. 356

AmVets to meet

AmVets Post 4 and its auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. today at its post in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Members are encouraged to attend. For more information,call 283-4359.

Skyview grad party meeting set

Skyview High School's after-graduation party committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the library at the school. Topics will be theme selection, party selection, party preparations, volunteer scheduling and activity planning. Senior parents are encouraged to attend. Volunteers still are needed. For more information,call Mary Drifuerst at 598-1023 or Dennis Smith at 262-7974.

Genealogical workshop set

The Totem Tracers Genealogical Society will hold a workshop titled "Using the Family History Catalog" at 6:30 p.m. today at the Family History Center in Soldotna. For more information,call 283-4481.

Fiber link to be discussed

The Kodiak Kenai Fiber Link project will be the topic of discussion at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon at noon Wednesday at Paradisos Restaurant. The cost is $12 inclusive. For more information, call 283-7989.

SoHi after-prom meeting set

Soldotna High School parents of juniors will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the school's commons. The topic will be the after-prom party. Parents of juniors are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 262-9751 or 262-1468.

Parks advisory meeting slated

The Southern Peninsula States Parks Citizens Advisory board will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Ninilchik Senior Citizens Center.

The topics will be tentative agreement with the Ninilchik Traditional Council regarding day-use fees and operations at Ninilchik Beach, an update on the Anchor Point tractor launch and to elect officers. It is open to the public. For more information,call Jack Blackwell at 262-5581.

Fish and Game to meet

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association. The topics will be to review actions taken by the Board of Game and discussion of Federal Subsistence wildlife proposal on 15 C moose. For more information, call Gary Dawkins at 262-3993.

Historical society plans meeting

The Soldotna Historical Society will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at River City Books. It is open to the public. For more information,call 262-5157.

Child Find screening available

Frontier Community Services Early Childhood Intervention, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Kenai Public Health Center will hold developmental screenings from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 8 at the Kenai Public Health office. Child Find screenings for children ages birth to 5, immunizations, vision and hearing screenings will be available. For more information or to schedule an appointment,call Renie at 262-3144 ext. 227.

KNWR to close snowmachine use

Due to trail conditions, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to snowmachine use as of midnight Saturday. For more information, call 262-7021.

Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser set

The Sterling chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its third annual Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser at 6 p.m. March 26 at the Naptowne Inn.

Food and the auction will begin at 7 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and includes a chance to win a limited edition Ducks Unlimited shotgun.

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