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Posted: Tuesday, April 09, 2002

Budget work sessions start

The first of three city of Kenai budget work sessions will begin at 7 tonight in the Kenai Council Chambers at 210 Fidalgo Ave. in Kenai. The public is invited to attend and discuss the 2002-03 fiscal year city budget. Other work sessions are scheduled for Wednesday and April 16, both at 6 p.m. in the council chambers. For more information, call 283-7535, ext. 231.

Sensory Integration presentation tonight

Part one of the Sensory Integration community presentation begins at 7 tonight at Frontier Community Services in Red Diamond Square. This evening's presentation will be a video, "The Out-of-Sync Child, Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction." The forum will continue Thursday with a presentation and demonstration at 7 p.m. in the Toutonghi Speech Language Cognitive Services in the Trading Bay Professional Building.

The workshop is free. For more information, call Margaret or Holly at 262-6331.

CARTS partners to meet Wednesday

The Central Area Rural Transit System advisory partners will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the CARTS office, 43530 Kalifornsky Beach Road. For more information, call 262-8900.

RC&D District to discuss slaughterhouse

The Kenai Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development District will hold its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday at 110 Trading Bay Drive, Suite 160, in Kenai. Topics of discussion will include the recently awarded mini-grant for the development and preparation of a feasibility study for a livestock slaughterhouse on the peninsula. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 283-7493, ext. 106.

Senior center plans annual sale

The Soldotna Senior Citizens Center's Spring Trash and Treasure sale will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center. Tables are $10. A limited menu and a bake sale will be available. For more information, call 262-2322.

Habitat for Humanity to dedicate home

Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity will dedicate its 10th home in the area Sunday at 7 p.m. The home is on Colonial Drive off Linwood Lane in Kenai. Rebecca Anderson and her four children, Mitch, Joey, Sam and Elizabeth, will move in soon. For more information, call the Habitat office at 283-7797.

Church to host kids carnival

Aurora Heights Assembly of God in Nikiski will sponsor a "Tool Time Carnival" for children ages preschool through sixth grade April 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. All food and games will cost between 25 cents and $1. Tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, call 776-8723.

United Way plans annual meeting

The Kenai Peninsula United Way will hold its annual meeting April 25 at 7:30 a.m. in the Homer Electric Association board room in Kenai. For more information, call Evy Gebhardt at 283-9500.

Also, the United Way office has moved. It is at 508 S. Willow St., Suite D, in Kenai.



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