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Posted: Monday, April 01, 2002

Community council to discuss road projects

The North Peninsula Community Council will meet tonight at 7 at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center. The public is invited. Gary Davis will talk about borough road projects.

WRCC offers domestic violence information

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will offer a domestic violence education seminar each Monday in April from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Kenai Peninsula College, room 132. Topics will include patterns of abuse, effects on children and religious views. Classes are open to the public and can be taken in a series or as individual classes. For more information, call WRCC at 283-9479.

Bazaar, bake sale planned this week

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will hold its annual spring bazaar and bake sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The bazaar will feature area crafters. For more information, call 776-7654.

Resource Development Council to meet Friday

The Resource Development Council will meet at noon Friday at the Kenai Merit Inn. The guest speaker will be Stan Stedman, who will address the economic impacts of the health care industry and give an update on Central Peninsula Health Centers.

Workshop focuses on sensory integration

Frontier Community Services, Occupational Rehabilitation Services Inc. and Toutonghi Speech Language Cognitive Services are hosting a community presentation on sensory integration dysfunction. The two-part workshop is designed to help parents and care providers identify and treat the condition. The first part of the workshop will cover the video, "The Out-of-Sync Child, Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction." It will be from 7 to 9 p.m. April 9 at Frontier Community Services in Red Diamond Center. The second part of the workshop will include a presentation and demonstration by Kathy Gardner, Lisa Reischach and Mary Toutonghi from 7 to 9 p.m. April 11 at Toutonghi Speech Language Cognitive Services in the Trading Bay Professional Building. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call Margaret or Holly at 262-6331.

Advisory council role open for feedback

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizen's Advisory Council is seeking recertification as the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, as authorized under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. The application has been submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard, which is assessing whether the council fosters the general goals and purposes of the act and is broadly representative of relevant communities and interests. The application is open for public comment. Copies are available at council offices in Anchorage and Valdez. To obtain a copy, write to 3709 Spenard Road, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99503 or call (907) 277-7222 or (800) 478-7221. To offer feedback on the application, write to Seventeenth Coast Guard District, P.O. Box 25517, Juneau, AK 99802.

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