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Posted: Friday, September 27, 2002

Domestic violence education to be offered

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will start a 13-week domestic violence education and support group today from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The group will define domestic violence, its effects on children, the cycle of abuse, healthy versus unhealthy relationships, safety planning and other related topics. There is a $5 fee for each session. Scholarships are available. For more information, call 283-9479.

PenDOG holding open house

The Peninsula Dog Obedience Group is having an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to celebrate National Dog Week. The event will be at the Richards Veterinary Clinic building, Mile 1 of the Kenai Spur Highway. There will be demonstrations on agility, tracking, obedience, conformation and clicker training. Speakers planned include Iditarod musher Jon Little of Kasilof and representatives from the 4-H guide dog program, Peninsula Retrievers Association and area animal shelters. There's also drawings and refreshments -- for people. For more information, call 262-6846 or 283-7515. No dogs, please.

Safari Club to hold program

The Safari Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Don Jose's in Soldotna. Sheryl Sotelo will present information on the Bear Aware project at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Ted Forsi at 260-3440.

Chamber to hold luncheon

The North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will meet for a luncheon at noon Thursday at the North Kenai Baptist Church. The speaker will be Jim Carter with the Kenai Peninsula Borough Economic Development District. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call (907) 776-3250.

Development center to offer seminar

The Small Business Development Center is offering a seminar called "Unlocking Your Marketing Potential, Nine Keys to Success" from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Terry Coval with Peninsula Marketing will be the guest speaker. The cost is $15. Registration one day prior to the seminar is required. For more information, call 262-7497.

Ninilchik association to hold meeting and potluck

The Ninilchik Fair Association will hold its annual meeting and potluck at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the fairgrounds in Ninilchik. Bring ideas for for the "Biggest Little Fair in Alaska."

The Ninilchik Fair Association is currently looking for a new board member. People interested must be 18 or older and would like to be involved in putting on the Kenai Peninsula State Fair. For more information, call 567-3670. The potluck and meeting are open to everyone.

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