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Posted: Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Swim lessons available

The Kenai Central High School pool is taking registrations for its summer swim lessons. Lessons are offered Tuesdays through Fridays.

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.

Peninsula Democrats to meet

The Central Peninsula Democrats will meet at 6 p.m. today at Paradisos. The topic will be the upcoming elections. For more information, call Sharon at 262-6298 or Blake at 776-5212.

Historical society meeting planned

The Kasilof Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the McLane Center. At 7 p.m. a tour of area homes that have been repaired by Larry Meyer will take place.

Interested community members who do not know the location of the Meyer homestead may meet at the McLane Center. For more information, call 262-2439.

Mental heath classes available

Central Peninsula Counseling Services offers a free weekly educational class. Each week will feature two groups per week scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call the center at 283-7501.

Peace group to meet

People for Peace and Justice will meet at 7 p.m. Saturday at River City Books in Soldotna. For more information, call Mary Jo at 262-5447.

Golf tourney fundraiser set

The Birch Ridge Golf Course and the Golf Association will host a Rally for a Cure golf tournament at 2 p.m. Sunday in Soldotna. It will be a nine-hole scramble. The cost is $60. Participants are asked to wear pink-colored clothing. Barbecue, awards and prizes will follow the tournament. For more information, call 262-5270 or 262-1560.

Community pandemic flu seminar slated

The Alaska Department of Public Health and Social Services, in conjunction with the city of Kenai and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management, will sponsor a free community pandemic flu seminar Monday through June 14 in Kenai.

The state will fund travel and lodging for those living more than 50 miles from Kenai. For more information, times and location, call Bonnie Hanson at 262-4910.

Lacrosse club seeks members

The Central Peninsula Lacrosse Club is seeking members and participants. Registration has begun and the season will run Monday through Aug. 10. The cost is $100. For more information, e-mail or write to P.O. Box 3441, Soldotna, AK 99669.

Team seeks work

The Soldotna High School football players are seeking work opportunities to help pay for summer camps. For more information, call Sarge Truesdell at 262-1232 or e-mail him

Garden helpers sought

Heritage Place in Soldotna is seeking community members interested helping residents plan, plant and maintain a garden.

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