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Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Fish and Game Advisory to meet

At the request of the Kenai/Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee, Tina Cunning, a special assistant to the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will lead a 45 minute power point presentation that provides information on the current State and Federal subsistence programs at 6:30 p.m. today at the Soldotna Sports Center.

This presentation will provide background material for those interested in these programs and will identify how members of the public can provide comments for to the Federal Subsistence Review that is underway. For more information, e-mail Larry Lewis at larry.lewis@alaska.gov.

Santa to visit Nikiski

The Nikiski Senior Center will host Santa at the center from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday. Kids can visit with Santa, have cookies and hot chocolate. Pictures can be taken for $5 or parents can bring their own cameras. The center is located at 50810 Island Lake Road in Nikiski. For more Information, call 776-7654.

Hockey alumni game slated

The 14th Annual Kenai Central-Soldotna High Schools Hockey Alumni Game will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center. A limited number of positions are available. Santa will be in attendance. Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children, students and seniors. There will be a "wet section" serving beer and wine. For more information, call Rick Koch at 398-0190.

Free flu clinic planned in Soldotna

The Central Peninsula H1N1 Task Force will hold a community mass dispensing clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Senior Center, 197 W. Park Ave. The clinic is open to ages 6 months and older.

There is no charge for the vaccinations. Volunteers are needed to help with the clinic. For more information or to volunteer, call Bubba at 690-3131. For more information about Novel H1N1 virus, visit the borough Web site at http://www.borough.kenai.ak.us/emergency/ the borough's school district site at http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/default.aspx, the state Web site at www.pandemicflu.alaska.gov or call 714-2428 for local updates or the state of Alaska pan flu hot line at 1-888-9panflu.

Historical society seeks contributions

The Kenai Historical Society will participate in the Permanent Fund Dividend's Charitable Contributions Program.

Interested community members who sign up for their dividends online in January, should look for an option called "the gift of giving." Search for the Kenai Historical Society, click and follow the instructions to make the donation.

The group asks that participants consider leaving their contact information so that they may acknowledge and recognize the givers support. For more information on the program, visit www.PickClickGive.org or call June at 283-1946.



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