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Posted: Monday, November 01, 2004

Blood Bank has new hours

The Blood Bank of Alaska Kenai Peninsula Center will change to its new fall hours beginning Tuesday. The new hours of operation will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information, call 260-5672.

AOSH to hold hearings

The Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Review Board will hold hearings at 9 a.m. Friday in the Forget-Me-Not room of the state labor department building in the Kenai Mal, 11312 Kenai Spur Highway.

The hearings are to consider employer challenges of citations issued by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Citations are based on alleged violations of state occupational safety and health standards file by the Division of Labor Standards and Safety.

Persons with disabilities and special needs are asked to call Sandra Dallas at (907) 465-2709.

Fall bazaar, bake sale set

The Soldotna Senior Citizens Center will host its fall bazaar, bake sale and eighth annual art show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the center. Gifts, baked goods and a special lunch menu will be available.

For more information, call 262-2322.

Weight loss support group to meet

A weight loss support group based on Dr. Phillip C. McGraw's (Dr. Phil) best selling book, "The Ultimate Weight Solution," will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at the Kenai River Center.

There is no fee or age restrictions. For more information, call Marlene at 262-9346.

Sports Swap slated

The Kenai Central High School Nordic ski team will host its annual Sports Swap from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the cafeteria. Community members can sell old sports equipment and pick up new and used sporting goods.

Interested community members can drop off used equipment from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday or from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday.

For more information or to arrange another time to drop off used equipment, call 283-9472.

CGC test scheduled

The Kenai Kennel Club will hold testing for the Canine Good Citizen program Nov. 12. The testing is preceded by a six-week class, however, the class is not required for testing.

The test includes 10 situations demonstrating the dog's ability to remain calm and under control in certain situations, such as when being approached by another person or a dog. The program is offered through the American Kennel Club and is open to all dogs.

Registration for testing will start at 6 p.m. Nov. 12, and testing starts at 6:30. The cost is $10 per dog. For more information, call the Kenai Kennel Club at 335-2552.

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