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Posted: Monday, July 26, 2010

Recipes wanted

The Clarion is seeking recipes to include in its Wednesday Food section. Send recipes to news@peninsulaclarion.com, fax them to 283-3299 or drop them by the office at 150 Trading Bay Drive in Kenai. Name, address, contact number and brief description of how you came up with or came by the recipe is needed. For more information, call Nan Misner at 335-1241 or e-mail her at nancianna.misner@peninsulaclarion.com.

Immunizations available

The Kenai Public Health Center at 630 Barnacle Way, Kenai, provides walk-in immunization services from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Soldotna Cottonwood Clinic. For more information call 335-3400.

Have a photogenic pet? Send us a picture!

Pet photos run on the Pets page every Tuesday. They can be color or black and white and may include people. Limit one photo per household. They may be e-mailed to news@peninsulaclarion.com, dropped off at the Kenai office or mailed to the Clarion at P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, 99611. A brief explanation of the photo, the pet's and owner's names, owner's address and phone number must be included. For more information, call 335-1251.

Nonprofits to meet

The Nonprofit Organization executive director group will meet on the first Friday of each month at noon at Charlottes in Kenai. For more information, call Linda Swarner at 262-3111.

NPRSA event planned

The North Peninsula Recreation Service Area's 2010 Flag Football registration runs through Aug. 2. The season runs from mid August to September for boys and girls in grades four through eight. For more information, call 776-8800.

Funny River festival set

The annual Funny River Festival will be held July 30-31 and Aug. 1. New events include live music Aug. 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. and a kids talent show. For more information, call Jill at 262-6148.

Divorce, custody workshop slated

The Alaska Legal Services Corporation will sponsor a free Family Law Clinic in Kenai on Aug. 4. The clinic will be held at the courthouse's Jury Selection Room at 125 Trading Bay Drive from 6 to 9 p.m.

The clinic is designed to teach people how to start a divorce or custody case. The attorney teaching the class will lecture on divorce and custody laws and will provide forms from the Alaska Court System for filing a case. For questions, call Jill Mobley at 907-222-4521.

Cyclists sought

On Sept. 11 and 12 the Bike MS 2010 "From Hope to a Cure Ride", a fundraiser that supports multiple sclerosis research as well as services and programs for local people living with the disease, will be held.

The ride will follow a 150-mile, out-and-back course between Hope and Seward along the Seward Highway. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, hosts the event. To register or get more information, visit www.bikeMSnorthwest.org or call 1-800-344-4867.



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