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Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2002

RC&D District to discuss slaughterhouse

The Kenai Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development District will hold its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. today 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.

Meyer to speak at chamber today

Chris Meyer of Unocal will speak today at noon at the North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce weekly luncheon. The luncheon will be held at North Kenai Baptist Church. Cost for the luncheon is $10.

For more information, call 776-3257.

Nordic sports association meets today

The Kenai Nordic Sports Association will meet today at 7 p.m. at RE/MAX of the Peninsula, located at 100 Trading Bay Drive in Kenai.

For more information, call Dave at 283-5888.

Space available for Young Writers' Conference

The Kenai Community Library will host its fourth annual Young Writers' Conference Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year's theme is poetry, and Juneau author and storyteller Brett Dillingham will be facilitating.

The conference is open to third- through eighth-grade students. Space is still available for the event. For more information, call Corey Hall at 283-4378.

Gardening lectures wrap-up

The Central Peninsula Master Gardeners will conclude its winter lecture series with "English Garden Landscape Techniques," presented by Rita Jo Shoultz of Fritz Creek Nursery.

The lecture will be April 18 from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building in Kenai. For more information, call Janice at 262-5824.

Spay-neuter clinic coming to Sterling

The Alaska SPCA Low Cost Spay-Neuter Clinic will be in Sterling May 6 through 10. Cost is $50 for female dogs, $36 for female cats and male dogs and $10 for male cats. Low-cost vaccinations will also be available.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Nancy at 262-1624.

State Parks recruiting summer employees

Alaska State Parks is recruiting for Alaska Conservation Corps enrollees to work in the Anchor Point-Ninilchik-Kasilof areas during the summer. Three positions are available. Applicants must be Alaska residents, 18 or older, and possess a valid Alaska driver's license.

For more information, call Bruce Benner or Sharie Methven-Toney at (907) 567-3367 or the Alaska State Parks Kenai Area office at 262-5581.

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