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Posted: Monday, August 23, 2004

CAP to hold recruitment night

The Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, will hold a recruitment night from 7 to 8 today at the hangar on Main Street Loop in Kenai.

CAP's three missions are search and rescue, aerospace education and the cadet program.

For more information, call John Bittle at 283-1403.

WRCC in need of volunteers

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center is in need of volunteers for the following projects: on Sept. 10, volunteers are needed to help scrape loose paint from window sills, door frames and along the roof line of its building; and volunteers are needed on a regular basis of a couple of hours a week to organize and clean the Clothes Closet at the main administrative building on Spruce Street. Volunteers would sort, fold or hang clothing items that have been donated by the public.

For more information or to volunteer, call 283-9479.

Health services collaborative to meet

The Health Services Opportunities Collaborative will meet at 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Kenai Public Health building. The collaborative meets monthly to consider ways to improve access to health care for the uninsured and underinsured.

Its goal is to achieve better communication and health-care services for those in need.

All interested agencies and the public are invited to attend. For more information, call Marilynn Jackson at 260-3259.

Social Security reps to visit area

Social Security Administration representatives will be on the Kenai Peninsula from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 14 at Seward City Hall; from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at Kenai City Hall; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Homer Senior Citizens Center.

For more information, call Paul Brandt at (866) 772-3081.

Public comment on aquatic farming extended

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has extended the public comment period on the proposed regulatory changes regarding on-bottom aquatic farming in the Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area to Sept. 15.

Written comments on proposed changes can be mailed to Kerri Tonkin, ADF&G Regulation Specialist, Alaska Department of Fish And Game, P.O. Box 25526, Juneau, AK 99802-5526 or e-mailed to Kerri_Tonkin@fishgame. .

For more information or a copy of the proposed regulation changes, call Kerri Tonkin at (907) 465-6124.

Help available for home daycare providers

Family daycare providers in the central Kenai Peninsula area could be eligible to be reimbursed for part of the cost of food served.

For more information, call the Child Care Food Program at 283-4707.

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