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Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2001

Swap meet Saturday

The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions Drag Racing Division will hold its first annual swap meet Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the old Kenai Mall parking lot. Set up is at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $10 per space. Early reservations are recommended. For more information, call Wendy Hudson at 260-3305.

Booth space available

Free booth space is available for Industry Appreciation Day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will be at the Kenai Park Strip. No retail sales are permitted. For more information or to reserve a space, call 283-3855.

Book signing scheduled for Friday

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center's Alaska Heritage Day program presents Nancy Lord, author of "Man Who Swam with Beavers," with a book signing. She will be available from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the center. For more information, call 283-1991.

Dinner tickets for sale

The Soldotna Senior Center is selling tickets for a fall roundup chuck-wagon style dinner. The event will take place Sept. 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. and will be a fund-raiser to build a vehicle shelter. Entertainment starts at 3 p.m., with live music, clogging, square dancing, a precision horse team, door prizes and more. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. For more information, call 262-2322.

Soup supper planned

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank's fifth annual Soup Supper and Auction will be Sept. 7 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Central Peninsula Sports Center. Tickets are $25, and all proceeds will benefit the food bank. Sponsorship opportunities are available and auction items are needed. The menu includes three varieties of soup and bread and desserts will be furnished by the Moose is Loose Bakery. The Kenai Potters Guild and the Homer High School art class will provide handcrafted soup bowls.

For more information, call 262-3111.

CPR/First Aid instructor course slated

The American Red Cross is accepting registration for CPR and First Aid instructor training. Fundamental training will be offered Sept. 7, 8 and 9 form 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Candidates must be currently certified in CPR and First Aid to take the course. The cost of the three day course is $275. After completion of initial training, instructors can become certified in many other courses as well.

For more information, call Debra Holle at 262-4541.

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