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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2000

Yoga workshops offered this month

A series of yoga workshops by Ellen Morell, founder of the Discover Yoga Holistic Center in Redmond, Wash., is scheduled July 28-30 at the Yoga Den.

Practitioners of all levels, including those with no experience, are invited to attend the workshops.

The four classes cost $100 each. Sessions are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. July 28, 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. July 29, and 9 a.m. to noon July 30. A 10 percent discount will be given to those signing up by July 15.

For more information call Doug or Joan at 364-2631.

Youth workshops emphasize leadership

The Alaska Prudential Youth Leadership Institute will take place from Aug. 13-17 at the Birchwood Camp in Chugiak. The camp, which is open to kids in grades 8-12, costs $50 per person and is limited to 35 people. Deadline to apply is Aug. 4.

The program is an intensive four-day training in experiential activities that are part of the creative leadership process designed by the Center for Creative Leadership. Youth will learn how to do high quality service-learning projects and plan their own project to do after the residential training. Elective school credit available upon successful graduation. For more information or an application, call (907) 279-9648.

Absentee ballot checks now online

Members of the public who request absentee ballots can now go online to check the status of their applications.

To complete the new process, interested persons should: go to www.elections.state.ak.us; look under ``Hot Topics'' in the ``Absentee By-Mail'' section; click on ``Check Your Application Status;'' choose the appropriate election, primary or general; type your name - as it appears on your voter registration card - or your voter identification number; include the last four digits of your Social Security code or your birth date; and hit ``Submit.'' The information you wish to know will appear.

For more information contact Virginia Breeze at the Division of Elections at 465-3051.



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