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Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Soldotna Chamber to meet Wednesday

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will not meet today. It will instead meet in conjunction with Nikiski and Kenai chambers for a gubernatorial candidate forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska. Candidates Andrew Halcro, Tony Knowles and Sarah Palin will be the featured speakers. For more more information or to R.S.V.P., call 776-5551, 262-9814 or 283-7989.

Nutrition classes available

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will hold nutrition classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Nov. 1 for eight weeks in the soup kitchen area of the food bank. Colleen Sonnevil with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will be the instructor.

Participants who attend four classes will be entered into a prize drawing. For more information, call 262-3111.

Trapping, snaring classes set to spring

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will hold a trapper orientation class from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the refuge on Ski Hill Road in Soldotna. Trappers who have taken the course before are not required to take to again.

Trappers who wish to extend trap check requirement dates from every four days to seven days will need to attend the snaring seminar from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Environmental Education Center at the refuge. For more information, call 262-7021.

Seniors to host fall bazaar

The Nikiski Senior Citizen Center will hold a fall bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at the center. A snack bar will be open and baked goods also will be available for sale.

Vendor space is available for $15 for one day or $10 a day if vendors stay for all three days. For more information, call 776-7654.

KPBSD to hold Title Vll meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold at Title Vll, Indian Education Parent Advisory committee meeting from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in the Borough Assembly Chambers. It is open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 714-8892 ext. 8866.

Soldotna seniors plan bazaar, bake sale

The Soldotna Senior Citizens Center will host a bazaar, bake sale and its 10th annual art show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4. Crafts and gifts will be available. The open judged art show is available for viewing. Baked goods and lunch also will be available for purchase. For more information, call 262-2322.

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