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Posted: Monday, December 11, 2000

Scrapbook making club to begin

The Soldotna Memory Keepers Club will meet Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Soldotna United Methodist Church on Binkley Avenue. Bring your own scrapbooks and supplies. For more information, call Kim at 262-2111.

Nikiski senior citizens meeting planned

The annual Nikiski Senior Citizens meeting will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Nikiski Senior Center. The election of new board members will take place. There are four seats available. Nominations will be taken from the floor Wednesday.

Rotary club in need of computers

The Soldotna Rotary Club is looking for donations of used computers with a Pentium or equivalent processor. These computers will be refurbished and used to supply Rotary International Programs.

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

Homer public nurse to visit school

The public health nurse will be at the Voznesenka School on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call the Homer Public Health Center at (907) 235-8857.

Business seminar slated

The Small Business Development Center will sponsor a seminar entitled, Developing Your Business Plan, at the Red Diamond Center on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. To register, call the SBDC at 262-7497.

Hospice volunteers to sing message of cheer

The Hospice volunteers will sing messages of cheer through Dec. 24. Sing-A-Grams call be obtained by calling Alice at 262-4505, Sue at 262-9162 or the Hospice of the Central Peninsula at 262-0453. A donation of $25 is requested.

Monthly health meeting to be held

There will be a Healthy Communities-Healthy People Steering Committee meeting Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Bridges on Kasilof Street in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-1831.

Totem Tracers potluck planned

The Kenai Totem Tracers Genealogical Society's December potluck will be Thursday at 7 p.m. For more information and the location, call 283-9591 or e-mail

Housing advice to be discussed at seminar

There will be a Home Choice eight-hour seminar Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. and Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Borough Building on Binkley Street. Preregistration is required, so call (800) 459-2921.

Events planned at Kenai library

The Kenai Community Library will hold toddler story time at 11 a.m. Wednesday. They also will have preschool story time at 10:30 a.m. and a library Christmas party from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

CARTS to provide rides for those in need

The Central Area Rural Transit System is a new way to provide transportation for the Kenai Peninsula. Rides are available to everyone, regardless of income or disability. Transportation to and from Sears Elementary School is available for kindergartners.

All rides must be paid for in advance by at least one day before they are needed. For more information, call Jennifer at 262-8900.

Next class of recruits sought

The Alaska Young Marines are accepting applications on Jan. 16. Boys and girls ages 8 to 18 are welcome. There will be a presentation to parents of prospective Young Marine recruits on Dec. 23 at the Elks Lodge in Soldotna. To register or for more information, call Carol Yamoka at 262-9264.

Tree cutting in time for Christmas

The Kenai National Wildlife is now open for cutting Christmas trees for personal use with a limit of one per household. Trees may be taken anywhere on the refuge, except within 150 feet of the road, a lake, stream, trail, campground or picnic area. No tree cutting is allowed in the refuge headquarters and visitor center area and along Ski Hill Road. For more information, call the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at 262-7021.

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