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Posted: Monday, May 08, 2000

Organizations to dispose of recalled products

The Consumer Products Safety Commission, in partnership with Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids, will hold a recall roundup during National Hospital Week, starting today.

Anyone with any recalled items may bring them in to the hospital during the week. For more information, contact Bonnie Nichols at 262-8129.

Beautification volunteers needed

The city of Kenai Parks and Recreation Department is seeking assistance with this season's beautification efforts. A volunteer orientation is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kenai City Hall. City gardens will be available for adoption. Anyone interested can sign up to help plant and maintain flower beds.

For more information, contact Bob Frates at 283-3855.

Business center to hold marketing seminar

The Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a three-hour marketing seminar from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday. It will be held at the Economic Development District.

Topics discussed will include market analysis and target marketing preparation for present and future entrepreneurs.

For more information, call the EDD/SBDC office at 283-3335.

Kasilof Historical Society seeks out officers

The Kasilof Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Tustumena School to elect officers for the coming season. Anyone interested in presenting the history of our area is welcome to run for office. For more information, call 262-2439.

KDLL to hold annual board meeting

Radio station KDLL will be having its monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the KDLL studio at the Economic Development District Building.

The meeting is open to the public.

Kenai river festival needs local artists

The Kenai River Festival, scheduled for June 10 and 11, is looking for local artists and crafters who would like to have a booth at the festival. Requests for participation are needed before Friday.

For more information, call Robert or Kelly at the Kenai Watershed Forum, 260-5449.

Salmon celebration planned

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and other groups from the community will hold a salmon celebration at 10 a.m. May 16 in Kasilof at Johnson Lake State Campground.

The purpose of the celebration is to increase school children's awareness of salmon and to foster a sense of stewardship toward the valuable natural resource.

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