Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2000

Emergency order issued

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has issued an emergency order closing commercial salmon fishing with drift gillnets in all areas of the central district of upper Cook Inlet today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Set gillnetting is closed in all areas of the upper subdistrict except that portion of the Kasilof section within one-half mile of the mean high-tide mark on the Kenai Peninsula shoreline today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., also.

For more information, contact Fish and Game at 262-9368.

Safety classes for baby-sitters available

Safe Sitter classes will be held on Thursday and Friday at Central Peninsula General Hospital.

The classes are a 13-hour, two-day medically oriented instructional program designed to train young persons age 11 to 13 how to be safe baby-sitters. The program teaches baby-sitters how to handle major and minor medical emergencies and proper child-care skills.

Another class will be held in September. Cost for the program is $35, which includes all materials.

To sign up or for further information, contact Jenna Vincent at 262-4404, ext. 250.

Kenai Public Health Center offers immunizations

The Kenai Public Health Center will have the following extended hours for back to school immunization clinics:

At the Kenai Public Health Center on Aug. 14, 16, 21 and 23 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. At the Soldotna Elks Lodge on Aug. 15, 17, 22 and 24 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m.

A parent must accompany children under 18 years of age. Bring your child's immunization records with you. For more information, call 283-4871.

Professional women invited to meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District and Small Business Development Center will sponsor its monthly women's round table meeting at the Merit Inn in Kenai on Thursday from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

This is an informal organization of professional women, dedicated to helping each other succeed by sharing business experience and new ideas. There is no fee to attend. With advance notice, arrangements can be made for the handicapped.

For more information, call 283-3335.

Doctors' offices relocated

Harry Cotler, DPM, will see patients out of Dr. Eileen Sverdrup's office at 206 W. Rockwell Ave. in Soldotna. He still can be reached at 260-FOOT.

John Standefer, PA-C, will move his practice in with Dr. Marguerite McIntosh in the old Lamonts building. Until relocation is complete, messages can be left at 262-3119.

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