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Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008

CIRCAC to meet

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council will hold its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Friday in the conference room at Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. It is open to the public. For more information, call 283-7222.

FASD training offered

A two-day community training on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorders titled "Children with FASD: Navigating the Rapids to Adult Life" will be presented by Deb Evensen from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. The cost is $20. A graduate UAA credit will be available at a separate cost. It is open to the public. For more information, call 714-6648.

Child screening available

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Child Find Program and Frontier Community Services Early Intervention will offer free screenings for children ages newborn to 5 on Saturday at Frontier Community Services, 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 16. To make an appointment, call 714-6647.

Health center plans closure, training

The Kenai Public Health Center will be closed Monday.

The nurses will take training Tuesday through April 3.

The Immunization clinics in Kenai on April 2 and in Soldotna on April 3 will be canceled. For more information, call 335-3400.

Spring bazaar offered

The Nikiski Senior Center will hold a spring bazaar and bake sale April 3 through 5 at the center. Tables are available for rent fro $15 a day of $30 for three days.

Door prizes, a drawing for a barbecue grill are planned.

For more information, call 776-7654, Ext. 6.

Community health fair set

Central Peninsula Hospital will hold its annual health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5 at Soldotna High School in the commons area. Depression screening, blood pressure screening, height and weight screening, respiratory screening, carbon monoxide level screening and sleep evaluations will be given.

Also available at reduced costs will be blood chemistry panel ($40), thyroid screening TSH ($30) and prostate screening PSA ($25). A variety of health and wellness information and vendor booths will be available.

Those who wish to have blood work done are asked to have nothing to eat or drink for 12 hours prior and take medications normally, with the exceptions of diabetics which should not fast. For more information, call Michelle McKay, at 714-4775.

Soccer registration begins

The Boys and Girls Club outdoor soccer registration runs through April 25. Outdoor soccer is for youth ages 4 to high school. Participants must be a current Boys and Girls Club member plus $60 for seventh grade and up and $50 for sixth grade and under. Registration is available in person at 227 Caviar St. Kenai or by fax to 283-4675.

Forms are online at www.positiveplaceforkids.com. For more information, call 283-3318.



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