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Posted: Sunday, October 09, 2005

Geesy to speak at New Life

George Geesy will be the featured speaker today at 10:30 a.m. at The New Life Assembly in Kenai. His topic will be "Priestly Garments of Intercesson." Geesy is a representatuve of The Center For Jewish Ministry, an international organization providing resources to enable Christians to better understand the Jewish context of their faith and the Jewish foundation of scripture.

Teen nights slated

Teen nights are planned from 8 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Oct. 28 at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Activities will include open gym, foosball, pool, pingpong, video games and movies. Ages 13 to 18 are eligible to attend. The cost of admission is $2 per participant. For more information, call 776-8800.

School board seats available

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education will fill vacancies created by the election of Margaret Gilman and Deborah Germano to the Borough Assembly. Seat 2 represents the area of Kenai and Seat 8 represents the area of Homer.

Applications are due to the School District Office by noon Friday.

Interviews with interested applicants will be held at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the board's regular meeting and action on the appointments will occur that evening.

Individuals selected will serve until the next regularly scheduled election for District Board members in October 2006. Applications are available at For more information, call Sammy Crawford at 283-9271 or Donna Peterson at 714-8888.

Scout leadership training planned

Central Peninsula Girl Scouts will offer new leader training at the Junior level from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Soldotna United Methodist Church. It is open to adults interested in learning about youth development for girls ages 9 to 11. There will be a lunch break. For more information, call Carrie Henson at 262-2829 or e-mail

Adult hockey programs offered

The Homer ice rink offers adult Tier one and Tier two, adult beginners and adult women's hockey programs. It is no contact play. Call the homer ice rink at (907) 235-8423 for more information.

Help for home daycare providers

The LeeShore Center is a sponsor in the USDA child and adult care food program that is administered by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.

The same meals will be made available to enrolled children in each of its sponsored child care homes and it will be provided at no charge without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. For more information or to enroll, call Jennette at 283-4707.

Dog classes available

Peninsula Dog Obedience Group on Kalifornsky Beach Road is holding classes in clicker training, rally, conformation, levels obedience, flyball, puppy kindergarten, agility and Agility4Fun — geared to get people and their dogs working on low height and impact agility equipment. For more information, leave a message at 262-6846 or visit the Internet site

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