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Posted: Friday, May 26, 2000

Fisheries program offers loans

More than $700,000 in scholarship loans are available for students interested in fisheries, seafood processing, food technology or other related fields. The funds come from the A.W. ``Winn'' Brindle Memorial Scholarship Loan Program.

Recipients have up to 15 years to pay back the loans and are eligible for up to 50 percent forgiveness upon graduation if they return to Alaska and are employed by the fisheries industry.

The program was established in 1986 in memory of A.W. Brindle, president of Wards Cove Packing Co. It is funded by private donations and contributions from fisheries businesses.

For more information contact the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 3030 Vintage Blvd., Juneau, AK, 99801-7109, call (800) 441-2962 or visit www.state.ak.us/aspe.

Martial arts seminar planned June 10

A pressure point fighting seminar taught by martial arts expert George Billman is scheduled June 10 at the National Guard Armory.

The seminar is open to anyone over the age of 16. No experience is necessary. The cost of the session is $45 in advance and $55 at the door.

For more information or to pre-register call Mike Ban at 789-0345 or visit DKIAK@ATT.NET.



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