Community News

Posted: Monday, May 08, 2000

Spring Fling Flea Market planned

Friends and supporters at Kenai Peninsula College are hosting a "Spring Fling Flea Market" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It will include a car wash, concession stand and bake sale. All proceeds will go to help Alicia Dorcas Willard, who was diagnosed with breast cancer on Feb. 19. Alicia had radical surgery the same month and has been undergoing aggressive chemotherapy treatments since the operation and is expected to under go radiation treatments following the chemotherapy.

All donations of furniture, appliances, sport and outdoor gear, or "anything in good condition" will be appreciated. They can be delivered to the college (East Poppy Lane and College Loop) anytime during normal business hours this week and through Wednesday.

Fiber art show and pie-baking contest planned

The 22nd annual Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival will hold a fiber art show in conjunction with the festival. Moose Pass residents are encouraged to enter items for display. Items will be for viewing in the community hall during the festival on June 17 and 18.

Northcountry Fair also will sponsor a pie-baking contest at the festival. Bakers are asked to bake a pie of their choice and bring it to the festival on June 17. Pies must be delivered to the pie-baking contest table in community hall between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Judging will begin at 1 p.m. Prizes have been donated by Northcountry Fair.

For more information about both activities, contact Erin Knotek at (907) 288-3674.

National High School Voter Registration Week

This week is National High School Voter Registration Week. Eligible young people, who are 18 or will turn 18 in the next 90 days, are encouraged to register to vote at their school.

Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer has sponsored a statewide, nonpartisan effort to significantly boost voter turn out among 18- to 24-year-olds.

Dance recital planned

North Star Dance Studio presents "Celebrating the Seasons," a dance recital at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna High School Auditorium.

CLSA conference raises funds for children

Kim Domke, President of Clinical Laboratory Scientists of Alaska, and Sue Myers, President elect, both employed by Central Peninsula General Hospital, recently planned the annual conference that was held April 27 through 29 at the Westin Alyeska Prince Hotel in Girdwood.

The conference was attended by 103 members of CLSA throughout the state for three full days of presentations. CLSA held a silent auction during the banquet and raised $1,237 to be donated to the Children's Miracle Network.



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