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Posted: Monday, May 01, 2006

Refuge set to clean up

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will host it annual Cleanup/Greenup event Friday. Teams will pick up trash in the refuge from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day, starting from refuge headquarters in Soldotna and returning there for a picnic lunch afterward. For more information or to volunteer, call 262-7021.

Open house geared for dog owners

An open house celebrating National Pet Week, which promotes responsible pet ownership, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Kennel Club. Demonstrations are planned, plus information will be on hand will include field work, the Canine Good Citizen program, 4-H and pet care.

A microchipping clinic also will be held for all dogs. Dogs brought to the clinic must be on leash.

Refreshments and door prizes will be given away throughout the day. The Kenai Kennel Club is in the C Plaza on the Kenai Spur Highway near the Moose Lodge in Kenai. For more information, call KKC at 335-2552.

Class reunions set

The following classes are seeking information on class members in planning reunions:

· Kenai Central High School class of 1976. For more information, call Sherrie (Stiers) Dahlen at 283-4485 or e-mail her at sad@alaska.net.

· The Soldotna High School class of 1986 reunion will be held July 21 through 23. For more information contact Bridgette (Nelson) Attleson at 252-7793 or battleson@sbsalaska.com, or Rhonda (Krapp) Orth at 262-6586.

· Kenai Central High School class of 1986. For more information, call Beth (Ernst) Grey at (907) 456-4739 or e-mail her at beth1139@hotmail.com.

· The Skyview High School class of 1996 reunion will be held July 21 through 23. More information is available on the Web site www.skyview1996.myevent.com.

Farm Family nominations open

The Alaska State Fair’s seeking nominations for the Farm Family of the Year. The selection committee will elect a family, using the following criteria: Production of quality Alaska -grown products, community involvement, agricultural industry organizations and overall farm family image. The award will be presented at the fair on opening day, Aug. 24.

Nominations should offer details about the family and how the family members fulfill the criteria. The written descriptions should be mailed to: Farm Family, Alaska State Fair, 2075 Glenn Hwy., Palmer, AK 99645, or faxed to (907) 746-2699. Nominations also may be e-mailed to Donna at info@alaskastatefair.org.

The deadline for receipt at the fair office is June 23.

SeaLife Center offers day camps

The Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward offers educational summer day camps open to students in grades three through eight. Camps will be offered June 12-Aug. 4. Space is limited. For more information, visit www.alaskasealife.org or call (800) 224-2525, ext. 6306.

Host families sought

The following agencies are seeking families to host exchange students: Forte International is seeking volunteers willing to host exchange students from Mongolia, China and South Korea. ages 15 to 18. For more information, call (877) 520-2522 or e-mail them at ForteInternational@yahoo.com.; and NW Services is seeking families to host students from Japan, Mongolia, Germany and Albania. For more information, call (866) 846-3977 or Clark Fair at 262-1724.

Kids activities sought

The Peninsula Clarion is seeking information on summer programs for kids for its Just Kidding section, including nonprofit or profit classes, programs, entertainment, exercise, vacation Bible school, camps or just fun activities. Deadline for submission is Tuesday. For more information, call 283-7551 ext. 241 or e-mail news@peninsulaclarion.com.



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