Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Soccer coaches needed

The Boys and Girls Club is seeking community members interested in coaching for a summer youth recreational soccer league. For more information or to volunteer, call Kathy at 283-2682.

Pilots asked to use caution

Pilots flying in airspace around a wildfire are asked to assume that a temporary flight restriction is in place for five miles around the fire, below 5,000 feet. Aircraft intrusions can cause aerial fire-fighting operations to be halted until the airspace has been cleared. Pilots also are encouraged to report anything that appears to be a new fire to the nearest FAA Flight Service Station or to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center at (907) 356-3670. For more information, call Maggie Rogers at (907) 356-5511.

JA to hold roll-a-thon fund-raiser

Junior Achievement will hold its second annual roll-a-thon fund-raiser from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Kenai Safeway parking lot. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Participants can use strollers, bikes, roller blades or skate boards.

Proceeds will benefit the Junior Achievement program that is held in 21 classrooms throughout the Kenai Peninsula. Cost is $5. For more information, call Febra Hensley at 262-1770, ext. 226.

Skyview pool plans closure

The Skyview High School pool will be closed June 14 through July 2. For more information, call Cathy at 262-7675.

Art and music festival planned

KDLL Public Radio will hold its annual Art and Music Festival from noon to midnight June 19 at the Diamond M Ranch at the corner of Bridge Access and Kalifornsky Beach Road. Live music, food vendors, drinks, a beer garden, arts and crafts and a variety of musical selections are some of the planned activities. Featured singer-songwriters will include Hobo Jim, Andy Baker, Mike Faubion, Josh Fryfogle and Katie Skrha.

God and Country rally slated

The 13th annual God and Country rally will begin at 6 p.m. June 27 at the Soldotna High School Auditorium. Planned activities include a choir singing patriotic music, a media presentation titled "Spirit of America" and special recognition to all branches of the service.

The featured speaker will be Dan Argue, president of Northwest University. Argue was a presidential appointee and adviser on human rights and a past president of the National Association of Evangelicals.

The purpose of the God and Country rally is to honor all veterans and recognize God's blessing on America. For more information, call 262-7416.

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