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Posted: Monday, May 16, 2005

Women's run seeking volunteers

The LeeShore Center is seeking volunteers to help pass out posters and registration forms for its annual Women's Run. For more information or to volunteer, call 283-9479.

KPC looking for council representatives

Kenai Peninsula College is seeking community members interested in serving as a council representative. The council serves a public advisory role for the college and seeks representation from all sectors of the peninsula.

To be considered for a position, send a letter of interest and a resume to Kenai Peninsula College, director's office, 34820 College Drive, Soldotna, AK 99669.

Safety Day planned

The fifth annual Soldotna Safety Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Fred Meyer parking lot.

Nikiski fire chief to retire

The Nikiski Fire Service Area will host a retirement get-together for fire chief Daniel Gregory at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Nikiski Community Center (formerly Nikiski Elementary). Presentations will begin at 7 p.m. Gregory has served for more than 30 years. It is open to the public.

Goggia fund-raiser planned

There will be a fund-raiser for Kenai resident David Goggia, who was burned in a fire and transported to Seattle for treatment, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. Admission is a donation of $5 or more. There will be entertainment by the Drop of A Hat Players that performs readers theaters and other pieces from "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keillor and other sources. There also will be a baked goods auction. For more information, call Joe Rizzo at 283-6109.

Ice cream reward for dead dandelions

In an effort to bring awareness to invasive plants in the area, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Soldotna will offer ice cream sundaes in exchange for a bag of dandelion blossoms or seed heads from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Additional information on invasive plants also will be available. For more information, call 262-7021, 260-5449 or 262-5824.

Child birth class offered

A film showing and introductory class on the Bradley method of husband-coached childbirth will be shown at 7:15 p.m. May 24. There is no fee for this class. For more information and directions to the class, call Olga at 260-2665.

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