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Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Penny rally planned

A pennies for peace rally will be hosted by 4-H members Courtney Stroh and Vienna Schmitter-Schrier on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Funkey Monkey in Kenai and from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Soldotna United Methodist Church. The rally is part of a global drive to help build schools, one penny at a time. For more information, call 283-9261 or 262-7852 or e-mail maketracks73@yahoo.com.

Basketball registration begins

The Boys and Girls Club is taking registrations for basketball camp for youth in grades second through sixth, from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 3 through 7 for boys and Aug. 10 through 14 for girls at the Kenai Recreation Center. The cost is $75 on or before July 17 and $100 after July 17. Membership is required.

For more information, call 283-3318 or e-mail athletics@positiveplaceforkids.com.

Race volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed for The LeeShore Center's 22nd annual Kenai Peninsula Run for Women slated for Aug. 8.

Water table staff, lunch servers and race route safety positions are needed. Flaggers will need to take a short safety course at the Kenai Police Department a few days before the run. For more information, call 283-9479.

Teens seek employment

The Soldotna High School football players are seeking jobs to help send players to summer football camps. To schedule an appointment, call Lauri Lingafelt at 398-4298.

Disc golf tourney slated

A disc golf tournament will be held Aug. 1 at the disc golf course behind Oilers Field in Kenai to raise funds for Camp Mend A Heart, a bereavement camp for youth, sponsored by Hospice of the Central Peninsula.

Hospice is seeking community members to sponsor or co-sponser a hole, sponsor a team, be a team player or volunteer for tasks for the tournament.

The day camp is free to local children ages 6 to 12 years old and is set for Aug. 17, 18, 19. For more information regarding camp or the disc golf tournament, call 262-0453.

Donations may be mailed to P.O. Box 2584, Soldotna, AK 99669.



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