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Posted: Monday, November 27, 2000

Refuge open for cutting holiday trees

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is now open for cutting Christmas trees.

There is a limit of one per household.

For more information about where trees can be cut, call the refuge headquarters at 262-7021.

Resource center to hold workshop

The PCI Skills Resource Center is offering a workshop about the computer program Excel, today through Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m.

For reservations and preregistration, call 283-4099.

Weekly mothers group slated

The Mothers Group will meet today at 3 p.m. in the Seaman building. This group is for pregnant women and mothers who would like to meet other women in the community and discuss parenting issues.

For more information, call 283-4707.

Homer health center to give vaccine

The Homer Public Health Center will have flu shots available Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $6.

For more information, call (907) 235-8857.

Anchor Point Community Association to meet

The Anchor Point Community Association will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the banquet room at the Anchor River Inn. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call Vada Moore at 235-3783 or David McKinney at 235-0158.

Advisory committee to meet

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizen Advisory Council's Environmental Monitoring Committee will meet Wednesday at the RCAC office in Kenai. The meeting starts at 10 a.m. Public is welcome.

For more information, call 283-7222.

Peninsula college to hold blood donations

The Kenai Peninsula College Blood Drive will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the college. Donors are urged to drink lots of caffeine-free liquids and eat a good meal before donating.

For more information, call 260-5672.

Business center to host seminar

The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center will sponsor a seminar entitled, "Financing a Business" Thursday in the Red Diamond Center from 6 to 9 p.m.

For reservations, call 262-7497.

Meeting to research historical background

The Totem Tracers Genealogy Society will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Kenai Community Library. Discussion topics will include the Civil War and more.

For more information, call Loretta Mattson at 283-9591.

Soldotna club in need of computers

The Soldotna Rotary Club is in need of donations of used computers with Pentium or an equivalent processor. These computers will be refurbished and used to supply Rotary International programs.

To donate, or for more information, call Joe Kashi at 262-4604 or Tom Boedeker at 283-7608.

Practice for annual cantata to continue

The choir at the United Methodist Church of the New Covenant in Kenai is beginning practice for its Christmas Eve cantata called, "The Winter Rose." Participation in the choir is open to the public.

Practices are Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church.

For more information, call Kari Mohn and 283-4258.

Next class of recruits sought

The Alaska Young Marines is accepting applications for its next boot camp, to begin on Jan. 6. Boys and girls ages 8 to 18 are welcome.

There will be a presentation to parents of prospective Young Marines recruits on Dec. 23 at the Elks Lodge in Soldotna.

To register, or for more information, call Carol Yamaoka at 262-9264.

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