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Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2002

Dump truck route meeting scheduled

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning staff has recommended that the planning department approve running dump trucks through residential neighborhoods. There will be a meeting to discuss this matter Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Borough Building. For more information, call 262-4441.

KDLL planning board meeting

KDLL-FM public radio will hold a board of directors meeting Wednesday at noon at the KDLL studio. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 283-8433.

Bakery to host Homer chamber mixer

Fresh Sourdough Express Bakery and Cafe will host the next Homer Chamber of Commerce mixer Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the bakery. For more information, call (907) 235-7740.

Homer car wash planned

The Homer High School cross country running team will hold a car wash April 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at Spenard Builders Supply in Homer. For more information, call (907) 235-8186.

Sears Elementary Carnival scheduled

Sears Elementary School on Forest Drive in Kenai will hold its annual carnival May 3 from 5 until 8 p.m. There will be prizes, food and games. Funds go toward paying for year-end field trips. For more information, call 283-4826.

Mediation center planning free seminar

The Center for Mediation and Community Dialogue is sponsoring a free seminar May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Kenai River Center. Soldotna Police Chief Shirley Gifford will address professionalism in the workplace, communications and leadership. For more information, call Heidi and Dan Chay at 283-9227.

MS conference to be held May 14

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the MS Society of Canada will present the 2002 North American Education Conference entitled, "Reaching for New Frontiers in MS Research," May 14. The conference will be broadcast live via satellite at Kenai Peninsula College, room 127A at 5:15 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call Barb Johnson at 262-8395.

Potluck, bingo night planned

The Kenai Community Library will host a potluck and bingo night Monday from 6 until 7:30 p.m. to kick off National Turn-off TV Week, which runs through April 28. For more information, call the library at 283-4378.

Red Cross to hold disaster training

The American Red Cross is recruiting and training volunteers to help in the community during times of disaster. Disaster training will be held April 23, April 30 and May 2. For more information, call 262-4541.

Small farms mini-series concludes

The Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Extension Service is sponsoring the last in a series of small farms workshops. The final two workshops will be held Monday and Tuesday from 7 until 9:30 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building. On Monday, Linda Tannehill will discuss, "Food Preservation and Storage." On Tuesday, Jon Newkirk and Kevin Klair will host a workshop entitled, "Turning Your Time Into Money." For more information, call 262-5824.

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