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Posted: Monday, August 21, 2006

Meditative walking path available

A labyrinth, a meditative walking path, will be available to the public to walk from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month through Oct. 18 at Central Peninsula General Hospital in the Redoubt and Spur Rooms.

The canvas labyrinth is part of an effort to generate interest and support for a permanent labyrinth and healing garden to be developed at the hospital.

Car seat checkups set

Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula and Central Peninsula General Hospital will hold free car seat checkup from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Soldotna CES Department. For more information, call 714-4539.

Gala auction fundraiser slated

The Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula will host a gala auction fundraiser to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boys and Girls Club of America on Sept. 9 at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska.

It will be a black-tie dress event. Auction items include a diamond necklace, flat screen TV, travel packages and more. Individual tickets or tables for eight may be reserved. For more information, time of event and cost of tickets, call Shelly at 283-2682 or visit

EMS benefit dinner planned

The American Legion Post No. 18 will host its fifth annual 911 EMS Benefit Dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Ninilchik fair grounds. It will feature a spaghetti dinner and pie auction. All proceeds will benefit the Ninilchik Emergency Services and Fire Department.

The legion is seeking donations for the auction. Donations may be mailed to the American Legion Post No. 18, P.O. Box 39161, Ninilchik, AK, 99639. For more information, call (907) 567-3918.

Hospice training scheduled

Hospice of the Central Peninsula will hold training classes from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16, 17, 19, 23 and 24 and from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28. It is open to the public. For more information, call 262-0453.

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