Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2000

Basic dog obedience training offered

A basic dog obedience training program for youths in grades 3 through 12 is scheduled to begin Sept. 20 at Auke Bay School.

The sessions, which continue until December, start at 6:30 p.m. and last for an hour. Family members who work with the dog are encouraged to attend.

Dogs must be at least four months old. An advanced class will be offered following the basic course.

Animals should not be brought to the first course, during which a $6 4-H fee is due. Advance registration is required. For more information call Gail Haynes at 789-0694 or the Alaska Cooperative Extension at 465-8749.

Land use application deadline Oct. 2

The application deadline to commercially use city park land during the 2001 tourism season is Oct. 2.

Applications are available from the Parks and Recreation office, 155 S. Seward St., room 218. For more information call 586-5677.

Asthma group meets

The Asthma and Allergy Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Bartlett Regional Hospital cafeteria.

Charles Jackson, a Seattle doctor, will speak to the group about the basics of asthma and its treatment. The meeting is free and open to the public.

For more information call Cathy at 789-7936 or Judy at 789-0317.

Workshop focuses on nonprofit fund-raising

A workshop designed to help nonprofit organizations raise funds more effectively is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Tlingit and Haida Vocational Training Center at 3239 Hospital Drive.

The session will be led by trainers Joan Mason of Denver and Jim Reid of Santa Fe. The cost is $50 per person, which includes lunch, snacks and materials. Some scholarships are available for nonprofits unable to pay the fee. Space is limited and preregistration is required by Sept. 20.

For more information call Jeannie Monk at 463-5815 or e-mail

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