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Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2001

Brunch planned to benefit residents

The American Legion Post 20 Kenai, Model Search of America and the Alaska Connection Model and Talent Agency will host an Easter brunch buffet today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion in Kenai. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 9 and under or $30 for a family of five. Proceeds will benefit Kenai participants to attend an upcoming modeling and acting convention.

For more information, call 283-3693.

Easter meal, activities slated

The Kenai Elks Lodge No. 2425 will hold an annual Easter Brunch and other activities for all Elks members and their families today at the lodge. A deviled egg recipe contest will be judged at 1:30 p.m., brunch will be served at 2 p.m., and an egg hunt will be held at 3 p.m.

For more information, call 283-7776.

AARP to meet

The American Association of Retired Persons local 745 will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Soldotna Senior Center. The meeting is open to all persons 50 and older. Lunch will be served prior to the meeting. For more information, call Joan at 262-5571.

Dr. Anderson to speak at dinner

A community education program sponsored by Central Peninsula General Hospital will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Paradisos Restaurant in Kenai. Dr. J. Nels Anderson will speak on the impact of molecular biology on health and medicine. The cost for the meal and lecture is $5. For reservations, call 262-8129.

Book fair planned

The Central Peninsula General Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a Books are Fun Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the Iliamna room at the hospital. A portion of the proceeds will go toward health care scholarships.

For more information, call 262-8129.

Historical society board to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society will hold its regular board of directors meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at River City Books in Soldotna. The meeting is open to the public.

Annual lock-up planned for MDA fund-raiser

The Alaska Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association will place some of Seward's citizens behind bars at the Resurrection Roadhouse during the MDA Alaska annual Lock-Up April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The citizens will serve time for one hour to raise their $1,000 bail using cellular phones and air time donated by ACS Wireless to benefit MDA and more than 250 families living with neuromuscular disease.

The dollars raised at the Lock-up will stay local, helping send Alaska kids to summer camp, provide clinical services and medical equipment and ultimately find a cure for neuromuscular disease.

For more information, or to find out how to participate, call (800) 478-5683.



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