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Posted: Friday, February 11, 2005

Breakfast fund-raiser set

The Sterling Senior Center will hold a pancake breakfast fund-raiser from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the center.

Breakfast will include biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage and ham, quiche, pancakes, coffee, tea and juice. The cost is $10 per person. Proceeds will benefit the center's ongoing activities.

Historical society to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at River City Books in Soldotna. The meeting is open to the public.

Bake sale fund-raiser set

Frontier Community Services Infant Learning Program will hold a bake sale fund-raiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Safeway in Soldotna. Proceeds will benefit parent scholarships. For more information, call Renie at 262-3144, ext. 227.

Care giver training set

There will be a caregiver training workshop on communicating with Alzheimer's patients at the community hall in Cooper Landing.

For more information and time, call 262-1280.

Asian relief fund-raiser planned

Soldotna Mayor Dave Carey will host a communitywide fund-raiser in response to the Asian tsunamis disaster from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 19 at Skyview High School. Planned activities are a bake sale to benefit the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, a quilt drawing for hospice, a blood drive for the Alaska Red Cross and a garage sale for the Rotary Foundation. Donations for the garage sale can be dropped off at the school from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Feb. 18. For more information, call 262-9107 or 262-7675.

Cajun dinner, auction fund-raiser set

Soldotna After the Bell will hold its third annual cajun dinner and outcry auction at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Grace Brethren Church on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The auction preview begins at 5 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and available at River City Books or by calling Tammy at 262-9796 or Ginger at 262-7516.

Youth seeking funds for hungry

Nikiski youth Bible study group Crosseyed is seeking donations for its 30-hour famine fund-raiser Feb. 25 and 26. The group will go without food for 30 hours to highlight the plight of less-advantaged children.

All proceeds will go to World Vision, a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. For more information or to make a donation, call Devin Johnson at 776-5597.

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