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Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2001

Hospital service area board meeting slated

The Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Central Peninsula General Hospital. For more information, call 262-9892 or 398-0297

Disaster training classes offered

The American Red Cross is recruiting and training volunteers to help in their communities during disasters. All training is free. A Damage Assessment class will be offered Tuesday, an Orientation and Introduction to Disaster will be held Oct. 30 and a Mass Care class will be held Nov. 6 at the Kenai River Center. E-mail or call 262-4541 to register.

Senator to speak at chamber lunch

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce weekly luncheon will be held Wednesday at noon the Old Town Village restaurant in Kenai. The speakers will be Sen. John Cowdery, R-Anchorage and chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and Scott Habberstad of Alaska Airlines.

The topic will be "Do Alaskans want sky marshals, pilots carrying guns, Kevlar bullet-proof cockpits, digital identification cards for passengers, complete baggage security checks, pilots authorized to depressurize the cabin to put passengers asleep in an emergency, video cameras outside the cockpit with monitors inside the cockpit?"

For more information, call 283-7989.

WRCC board meeting slated

The Kenai-Soldotna Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly board meeting Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at WRCC. The meeting will be followed by the annual membership meeting at 5:15 p.m.

Soroptimists to host open house

Soroptimist International of Twin Cities, Kenai and Soldotna, is sponsoring an open house Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the First Bank in Soldotna.

For 22 years, Soroptimist has served the community through projects of service in economic and social development, education, environment, health, human rights, status of women and international goodwill and understanding.

To join this effort or for more information, call Sharon Geeslin at 262-7480.

Christian book fair planned

There will be a Christian book fair Nov. 1 from noon to 4 p.m. and Nov. 2 from noon to 7 p.m. at Cook Inlet Academy on K-Beach Road.

The fair is open to the public, there is no admission fee, and there will be a bake sale and gourmet coffee. Proceeds go to new library shelves and books.

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