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Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Kenai Wild training correction

The public service announcement for Cook Inlet Salmon Brand Inc. Kenai Wild Brand training for fishers wanting to participate in the program that was scheduled for Wednesday, was incorrect. The training actually occurred last week.

The Clarion regrets the error.

Distance education consortium to meet

The Alaska Distanced Education Technology Consortium is sponsoring a meeting for students, parents and professionals interested in distance delivered courses from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Kenai Peninsula College student commons. For more information, call Ky Holland at 346-1729, 727-2735 or send an e-mail to

ICAN to promote caesarean awareness

The International Caesarean Awareness Network, Alaska Chapter, will hold its monthly informational and support group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Woman's Way Midwifery in Soldotna. Women recovering from a caesarean, those preparing for a vaginal birth after a caesarean, birth professionals and spouses are encouraged to attend. Spouses and babies are welcome.

Baby-sitting is available for older children. For more information, call Laura Maples at 260-6749 or visit www.freewebs. com/icanofalaska.

Homer Spit run set to go

The Homer News and Homer travel will host the 29th annual Homer Spit Run at 10 a.m. Saturday. The race will begin at the Homer High School parking lot and continue to the end of the Spit. Early registration is free. Registration after Friday and day of the race is $5. There will be a post-race deck party and awards ceremony at Land's End Resort. Music will be provided by Too Fat to Fly. Awards will be given in the following categories: fastest man, woman, couple, boy, girl; best herd of runners, sponsors' choice, best costumed and the red lantern.

Following the awards ceremony, a barbecue to kick-off the eighth annual Sailing Regatta will begin at 1:30 p.m. Families are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Carey James at 235-7767.

Crescent Creek trail project planned

The Sierra Club in support of the Living in Harmony with Bears program will hold a mountain bike, work party on the Crescent Creek trail Saturday. Participants will work with the Seward Ranger District to install a bear box and perform other campground maintenance needs. Camping options are available. There is no fee. For more information or to register, call Josh at (907) 276-4088.

Safe Sitter course offered

The Boys and Girls Club in Kenai will hold two Safe Sitter classes Monday through Friday and Aug. 9 through 13. Class topics cover basic child care and safety, as well as ways to entertain child safely. Children must between the ages of 11 and 13 and a current summer member of the club. Summer membership is $125 per month per child. Safe Sitter class is an additional $50.

Space is limited. For more information, call Kimberli Dent at 283-2682.

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