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Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2003

Immunizations available at Soldotna Elks today

The Kenai Public Health Center will hold an immunization clinic from 1:30 to 4 p.m. today at the Soldotna Elks. KPHC also holds shot clinics on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the clinic on Barnacle Way in Kenai. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 335-3403.

Boys and Girls Club golf tourney Friday

The Kenai Boys and Girls Club will hold its 12th annual golf classic Friday at the Kenai Golf Course. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. There is $150 entrance fee for individuals or a $500 fee for a team of four players. Fees for sponsoring a hole will be $250 and team-hole sponsors are available for $500 to $700.

Participants will get a continental breakfast, barbecue lunch, beverages and have a chance to win prizes. For more information, to donate a prize or receive a tournament brochure, call Kim at 283-2682. The tournament is sponsored by Agrium.

SeaLife Center to host artist

The Alaska SeaLife Center Discovery Shop will host renowned Alaska artist Karla Morreira from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the center. Friday is "Octopus Day" at ASLC, just one of many events days the center has planned in celebrating Zoo and Aquarium Month. For more information about Morreira's signing, call (800) 224-2525, ext. 204, or for a complete list of events at the center, call (800) 224-2525, ext. 318.

Girls basketball camp planned

The Boys and Girls Club will sponsor Gym Rats Basketball Camp with Molly Tuter this summer. The camp will run Aug. 4-6 and is open to girls in grades three through 12. Girls in grades three through six will meet from 9 a.m. to noon at the Kenai Boys and Girls Club. Seventh- and eighth-graders will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. at Kenai Middle School. Ninth- through 12th-graders will meet from 5 to 8 p.m. at Kenai Middle School.

The cost is $50 for participants in third through sixth grade, and $75 for older students. Limited scholarships are available. Participants must register on or before July 11 at the Kenai Boys and Girls Club and must be club members. For more information, call the club at 283-2682.

FireWise program offered to homeowners

The Division of Forestry and Kachemak Emergency Services will present a program on how to "FireWise" one's property for homeowners in the KES area at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the McNeil Canyon School. The school is undergoing repairs and there will be no restroom facilities available. For more information, call Sharon at 260-4222.

PenDOG garage sale set for Saturday

Members of the Peninsula Dog Obedience Group will hold a garage sale Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the club, Mile 1 of the Kenai Spur Highway in the front half of the Richards Veterinary Clinic building. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the club.

Public comment on road alternatives extended

The Alaska Department of Transportation has extended the comment period to June 30 on the draft for the Reasonable Alternatives Evaluation for Sterling Highway Miles 45 to 60.

The evaluation document can be viewed at the DOT office in Anchorage, the Kenai River Center in Soldotna or the Cooper Landing Library. It also is posted on the Web site at www.sterlinghighway.net.

In its final form, the document will provide the initial screening for the reasonable range of alternatives that will be analyzed in greater detail in the supplemental environmental impact statement document. For more information or to submit comments and recommendations, e-mail Miriam Tanaka at miriam_tanaka@dot.state.ak.us.

Vendor space available for freedom festival

The Abundant Life Assembly of God is seeking artisans and crafters to host booths at the Freedom Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 5 at the church grounds in Sterling. Booth vendors should bring their own tables and begin set-up at 8 a.m. The cost to reserve a booth is $5. Booth reservations need to be made by July 3. The public is invited to participate in the carnival games, flea market, food and live music. For more information or to reserve a booth, call Rena at 262-0694.



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