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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2002

Legal matters seminar scheduled

The Family Caregiver Outreach and Support Program will present a free, two-hour seminar on living wills, power of attorneys, conservators and guardianship with Jan Tempel, attorney at law, today at 4:30 p.m. at the Soldotna Senior Citizens Center, 197 Park Ave. The seminar is open to families and caregivers. For more information, call 262-2322 or 776-5786.

KRSMA to meet

The Kenai River Special Management Area Advisory Board will meet today at 7 p.m. at the Kenai River Center. Meeting topics will include the Upper Kenai River restoration efforts by Chugach National Forest, River Terrace contamination update by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Soldotna Urban DOT project update by DOT. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Chris Degernes at 262-5581.

RCD to hold monthly meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development District will hold its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. today in Kenai at 110 Trading Bay Drive, suite 160. Topics of discussion will include consultant selection associated with the livestock slaughterhouse feasibility study. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 283-7493.

Hospice fund-raiser planned

The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors is sponsoring a fund-raiser for Hospice of the Central Peninsula at 3 p.m. Friday at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. There will be a barbecue, putting contest, games and auction. Donations are still needed for the auction and can be dropped off at First American Title or Beluga Realty in Kenai or Southcentral Title or Freedom Real Estate in Soldotna.

Opening ceremonies to honor hometown heroes

The Soldotna Little League will hold its opening ceremonies Friday at 6 p.m. at the Soldotna Little League Fields. This year, area emergency and law enforcement personnel will be honored. Players and coaches should arrive between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m., and should be in uniform. A picnic at the Soldotna Elks Club will follow. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call the Soldotna Little League office at 262-1757.

Harley-Davidson blood drive planned

The Blood Bank of Alaska, in conjunction with Harley-Davidson of the Kenai Peninsula, is sponsoring a blood drive and open house from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Harley shop, located at 41605 Sterling Highway in Soldotna. A free Harley T-shirt will be given for each donation. For more information, call 260-5672.

Stallion parade to be held Sunday

Flying M Ranch, along with the Soldotna Equestrian Association, is sponsoring a stallion parade Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Soldotna Equestrian Center. Many fine stallions will be on display, and information will be available on all the animals. For more information, call the Flying M Ranch at 262-5568.

State FAS committee to meet

The State Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Steering Committee will meet in Soldotna Monday and Tuesday at the Aspen Hotel. A public comment period and reception will be held Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 262-6331.

Moms invited to brunch

Float trip guide Mark Rasmussen and Alaska outdoor enthusiast Carla Nowag will be the featured speakers at a brunch Friday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Solid Rock Conference Center in Soldotna. Rasmussen will discuss summer fishing with kids, while Nowag will talk about how the ups and downs of life can be a great adventure. Cost is $7, and a nursery is included. For more information, call Linda at 262-4996.



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