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Posted: Thursday, January 09, 2003

KPC open house, registration today

Kenai Peninsula College will host its annual open house today from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. College tours, door prizes and refreshments will be available, and faculty will be on hand to answer questions. General class registration will take place today from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. For more information, call Suzie Kendrick at 262-0320.

Sled dog association to meet tonight

The Peninsula Sled Dog Racing Association will meet today at the Kenai River Center. Club business will take place from 7 until 8 p.m., with a presentation on dog gaits and movements from 8 until 9 p.m. Anyone interested in dogs, mushing or skijoring is welcome to attend. For more information, call Mindee Morning at 283-3954 or Mitch Michaud at 262-4977.

Elks to hold Hoop Shoot Saturday

The annual Elks Hoop Shoot will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Kenai Recreation Center. Age group free-throw competitions for 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13 year-old boys and girls will be held, with a hot dog lunch to follow. For more information, call 283-7776 after 4 p.m.

Race seeks volunteers

The Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race is seeking volunteers to help out with this year's race, Jan. 24 through 26. For more information on helping out, call Nancy Kitchen at 262-3270 or email

Book club meeting planned

The Kenai Library Book Club will meet Jan 28 at 7 p.m. to discuss "Blott on the Landscape," by Tom Sharpe. The club is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 283-4378.

Fund-raising auction planned

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe will hold a semi-formal dinner and auction Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. Donations for the auction are being accepted.

Programs to benefit from the auction include Native Youth Olympics, Jabila'ina dance group, Chuda Kuya drum group, Fish Camp, Susten Camp and Moose Camp. To make a donation or for information, call Arthur Barbaza at 283-3633.

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