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Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2003

KVCC interpretive program to highlight art

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will present Gwen Woodard of Kenai Fabric Center, demonstrating easy quilting techniques for those on the road a lot, during Wednesday's "Arts on the Kenai" summer interpretive program. The program begins at 3 p.m. and is free.

There will be no Friday program this week, due to the Fourth of July holiday. KVCC encourage residents and visitors to attend the city of Kenai's Fourth of July festivities.

Deadline for Freedom Festival looming

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. Saturday 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 Thursday. 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.

KPRL sponsor circle track races

The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions will hold circle track races at 7 p.m. Friday at the Twin City Raceway. Sprintcars, late models, B-stock and A-stock races will be held. For more information, call Chet at 283-9078. For a complete racing schedule, visit

Golf tourney for Red Cross set for Saturday

The 12th annual American Red Cross Golf Classic is planned for Saturday at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. For more information about volunteering, sponsoring or playing in the tournament, call 260-6647.

Residents encouraged to apply for CPHC board

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. is looking for interested community members to apply for a seat on the board of directors. At least 51 percent of board members must be consumers or have family members who are consumers of CPHC services. CPHC is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide quality health care regardless of the ability to pay.

CPHC currently operates Cottonwood Health Center in Soldotna and Aspen Dental Center in Kenai. For more information, call 262-4120 or e-mail

Have your name set in stone

The Homer Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center is offering the public an opportunity to purchase a brick that will be incorporated in the landscaping at the new center.

Inscription cost for the first line is $50 and includes 20 characters; a second line is $25. For more information, call (907) 235-7740. Bricks also may be ordered online at

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