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Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2001

Training offered today

Cultural consideration and diversity training will be held today from noon to 1 p.m. at Paradisos Restaurant. Continuing education unit credit and in-service certification will be offered. The training is open to anyone. For more information, call Katie or Karen at 283-3136, or Jody at 283-3658.

Chorus looking for members

Soldotna Community Chorus is looking for members. The chorus meets Tuesdays in the Soldotna Middle School music room. The children's chorus meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with adults meeting from 8 to 9 p.m. No experience is necessary; beginners are welcome. The choirs are sponsored by Soldotna Community Schools. For more information, call 262-6768.

Rural transit to be discussed at luncheon

The Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon meeting will be today at noon at the Riverside House. The speakers will be Jennifer Beckmann and Kristin Lambert of the Central Area Rural Transit System. For more information, call 262-9814.

Meetings for quiet winter recreation set

The Forest Service will hold public meetings on quiet winter proposals regarding the Chugach National Forest. The quiet winter proposals are for nonmotorized and motorized recreation. The meetings will be:

Today in Seward at the Orca Building from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday in Soldotna at the Borough Building from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Thursday in Hope in the elementary school gym from 7 to 9 p.m.

For more information, call 258-4802.

Planning committee meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly chambers. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 262-4910.

KDLL board meeting slated

KDLL's monthly board meeting will take place Thursday at the KDLL studio in the Economic Development District Building north of Kenai. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

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 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.

Boys and Girls Club offers class

The Boys and Girls Club in Kenai is currently holding a sign-up for the music and movement class for 3- to 5-year-old boys and girls. The class will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning April 3 with instructor Lauralee Smart.

The class will combine dance, movement and tumbling. The cost is $56, which includes a $10 Boys and Girls Club junior membership and a $46 activity fee. Scholarship applications are available upon requests.

For more information, call Kim at 283-2682.

Marine guide offered to boat owners

The Marine Trades Committee of the Homer Chamber of Commerce is offering a free Boat Owners Guide to Homer. The guide is filled with information for boat owners. The features include a comprehensive list of Homer's ports, harbor facilities, services, rules, regulations, boating safety tips and marine-related numbers.

To receive a free guide, call (907) 235-7740.

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