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Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006

KCHS after-grad committee to meet

The Kenai Central High School after-grad party committee will meet at 6 p.m. today at the school. For more information, call Carrie Lee Steiner at 283-7799.

Presentation of the peninsula’s future set

The Kenai Watershed Forum will host a presentation about the effects of global warming on the Kenai Peninsula at 7 p.m. today at the Kenai River Center in Soldotna. Brad Stelfox will be the featured speaker. For more information, call Stephanie at 260-5449 or e-mail her at

Library director welcomed

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library will host a welcoming reception for library Director Mary Jo Joiner and City Manager Rick Koch from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library. It is open to the public.

Salmon totes available

Cook Inlet Salmon Brand has begun its distribution of insulated totes for its members with “H” permits. There is no fee. Totes are available at Kenai Landing from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. For more information, call Willow King at 252-1189.

Brain injury awareness walk set to take off

The 10th annual Brain Awareness Walk and barbecue will be held June 3. Sponsor sheets are available at the Independent Living Center, Bridges and by calling Mary Warrington of the Brain Injury Support Group at 283-5711.

Dog jog slated

Twin Cities Veterinary Clinic will host its third annual three mile dog jog or walk at 2 p.m. June 4 at the clinic. The cost is $20 donation for either event. Participants will receive a bandana for their pet. Lunch will be provided. T-shirts cost $15. Prizes will be awarded to top places in the run for the men’s and woman’s divisions. Proceeds benefit the clinic’s Angel Fund for sick and injured pets. For more information, rules or to register, call 262-4581.

Swim lessons available

The Kenai Central High School pool is taking registrations for its summer swim lessons. Lessons will begin June 6. Lessons are offered six times a day Tuesdays through Fridays for eight days. The cost is $32 per session. Private lessons are $10 for 30 minutes for one child or $15 for 30 minutes with two children. For more information or to register, call 283-7476.

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