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Posted: Wednesday, August 01, 2001

Meeting for SoHi volleyball players scheduled

There will be a Soldotna High School volleyball meeting today at noon. Anyone interested in playing should attend. Tryouts will be Aug. 6 through 10 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Both evening sessions are mandatory. Students must also have a physical prior to participating in tryouts.

For more information, call head coach Pako Whannell at 283-5041.

Kenai chamber meeting to be held today

Dr. Gail Marshall from Phoenix Food Consulting will speak at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon today at noon at the Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai.

Immunization clinics planned

The Public Health Nurse will be in Ninilchik Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Back-to-school immunizations will also be made available through the Homer Public Health Center. It will be open in the month of August on the 13 and 14 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. and during the week of Aug. 20 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Clinics will continue on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1 to 3:30 p.m. for the remainder of the month. For more information, call 235-8857 or (800) 770-8857.

Visitor center features area performer

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will present Mike Morgan today at 3 p.m. Morgan will present traditional tales with a contemporary blues twist.

Free pressure gauge testing offered

The Cooperative Extension Service is offering free testing of pressure canner dial gauges today and every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the extension office located in the Doors and Windows Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. For more information, call 262-5824.

Doctor of Tibetan medicine to visit peninsula

Dr. Barry Clark, a specialist in Tibetan medicine who trained with the Dalai Lama's personal physician for 18 years, will hold several workshops and consultation sessions on the Kenai Peninsula during August. He will hold a workshop Aug. 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. for $25 at the office of Karlene Muller in the Red Diamond Center in Soldotna. Consultations will be available at the same location Aug. 14. They need to be arranged in advance by calling (907) 522-3556 or sending an e-mail to

He will be available at workshops in Seward Aug. 8 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Resurrect Art Coffee Shoppe Gallery for $25 and in Homer Aug. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the South Peninsula Hospital. Consultations are also available in Seward Aug. 9 and in Homer at the office of Dennis Anderson, DDS, Aug. 15. For more information, call the IASC/Taoism Center for Wellness at (907) 344-5533.

Delegates mobile office to arrive on the peninsula

Staff members from the offices of Sens. Ted Stevens and Frank Murkowski and Congressman Don Young will be on the Kenai Peninsula during August.

The mobile offices will be at the Kenai Peninsula Fair Aug. 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. and at the post offices in Hope Aug. 15 from 3 to 5 p.m., Seward Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon, Cooper Landing Aug. 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. and Homer from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Alaskans can meet with staff members and fill out public opinion messages or file requests for constituent case work. For more information, call the congressional press offices at (202) 224-9306, 224-5209, 225-5765.

Booth space remains available

Free booth space is available for industry appreciation day at the Kenai Park strip Aug. 25 from noon to 4 p.m. No retail sales are permitted. To reserve a space, call 283-3855.

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