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Posted: Monday, October 16, 2000

Travel promotion offers awards

Travelers aboard the Alaska Marine Highway through Nov. 15 will qualify for this year's Sail Away Rebate awards.

To be eligible for the award, travel on the marine highway with a minimum itinerary value of $100 during the period and receive a travel rebate for a second trip between Dec. 1 and April 15, 2001.

Miss Alaska Teen search is on

The search is on for Miss 2001 Alaska Teen. This year's winner will receive a $30,000 scholarship from Johnson and Wales University and will represent the state of Alaska in the Miss 2001 United States Teen Competition July 12 through 21 in Orlando.

For more information or to receive an application, contact Miss Alaska Teen Competition at 6239 Edgewater Drive, Suite N3-2, Orlando, FL 32810 or call (407) 422-TEEN. Applications must be received by Nov. 15.

Red Cross offers emergency training classes

The American Red Cross will conduct a Shelter Operations class, followed by a Shelter Simulation class Saturday, starting at 9 a.m., at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Building assembly chambers.

This course prepares Red Cross and other agencies' staff to effectively and sensitively manage shelter operations as a team and to meet the needs of people displaced as a result of a disaster.

Introduction to Disaster Services and Mass Care, An Overview are prerequisites.

The classes are open to the public. For more information, contact Debra Holle, Red Cross Office, 262-4541 or volunteer Martin Radvansky, 283-7755 or 262-3265.

Volunteers sought

Volunteers are needed to work part-time with international teens from around the world. Pacific Interculture Exchange is in search of out-going, caring, responsible individuals to work with teens as representatives.

For more information, call Teresa Knapp at (800) 894-7633.



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