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Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2000

Advisory committee meets on Thursday

The Cooper Landing Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Cooper Landing Ambulance Hall. The purpose of the meeting will be to comment and vote on the federal subsistence fishery proposal and discuss what impacts the recent Kenai Peninsula areawide rural determination by the Federal Subsistence Board will have on Cooper Landing fish and wildlife resources.

For more information, call 595-1540.

K-Beach blood drive Saturday

The Blood Bank of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula Center, in conjunction with the Kalifonsky Christian Center, will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the church on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Drink lots of caffeine-free liquid and eat a good meal before donating.

Donations still accepted for weekend book sale

Donations are still being accepted for the annual book sale by the Friends of the Kenai Community Library, which will be held on Friday and Saturday. Books, magazines and other items are gladly accepted. For more information, call 283-4378.

Primitive tool and fire-making demonstration set

The Captain Cook State Recreation Area will present a demonstration by Larry and Ethan Ford on how tools can be made from rocks and how to start fires without matches, as done by early Native Americans.

The program is from 7 to 8 p.m. at the interpretive center near site 15 at the Discovery Campground in Captain Cook State Recreation Area at the end of the Kenai Spur Highway.

KCHS reunion planned

The Kenai Central High School Class of 1970 reunion will be held Saturday and Sunday. A buffet dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Tides Inn in Soldotna. Cost is $15 per person.

A potluck will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kathy and Jeff Foster's home. For more information, or to confirm reservations at the buffet dinner, call Ruth Denison at 283-8481.

Healthy Communities meeting planned

The Healthy Communities-Healthy People Steering Committee's regular meeting will be held Thursday at Bridges, 145 Kasilof St. in Soldotna, at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Lisa Parker at 262-1831.

PCI Skills Center offers computer classes

The PCI Skills Resource Center, a project of People Count Inc., is offering several computer workshops this month. On Monday, a 15-hour course on Web page creation will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Starting on June 19, a course on the accounting program Quickbooks will begin, while on June 26 two classes will start -- one on basic computer skills and one on the spreadsheet program Excel.

Preregistration is required by the Friday before the class begins. For more information, call 283-4099.

Camp for free at senior center

The Anchor Point Senior Center is permitting motor home and fifth-wheel campers to use the parking lot at the senior center for camping at no cost. The center prefers use by traveling seniors. Lunch is served every day at the center, with dinner served on Thursday evenings.

For more information, call 235-7786.

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