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Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2002

Safari Club to meet tonight

The monthly Safari Club International membership meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. today at John's Bow Shop on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The program at 7:30 p.m. will feature Michael Dinkel of American Trophy Taxidermy helping hunters prepare for the spring bear season.

It is open to the public. For more information, call 262-9881.

Kenai chamber plans Wednesday

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday at Paradisos. Scott Norman of Anchorage will speak on high-impact, low-cost marketing strategies to help businesses attract, retain and serve customers.

For more information, call 283-7989.

Nurses to visit area villages

A public health nurse will be at the Ninilchik Health Fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. providing information about immunizations and offering Hepatitis A and B shots to students.

A nurse also will be at the Nikolaevsk Village March 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for immunizations, pregnancy testing and child check-ups.

For more information, call the Homer Public Health Center at 235-8857 or (800) 770-8857. The center will be closed March 25 in observance of Seward's Day.

Visitor services permit applications available

Applications for conducting commercial visitor services on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge are available from the refuge headquarters. A special-use permit is required for conducting any commercial visitor services on refuge lands and waters, including portions of the Kenai River within refuge boundaries.

Applications will be accepted for the 2002-03 permit year until April 1. The permit year begins May 1 and runs through April 30, 2003. Multi-year permits need only update relevant permit requirements.

Application packets and additional information are available by contact refuge headquarters at 262-7021 or writing Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, P.O. Box 2139, Soldotna, AK 99669.

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