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Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2006

Mothers tea set to serve

A tea will be held at 1 p.m. today for mothers who have had a child die. The tea is to offer support and comfort to those who are grieving. For more information, call Sue at 398-9162.

Fishermen’s group to meet Friday

The Kenai Peninsula Fishermen’s Association will hold a meeting from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Friday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner McKie Campbell will in attendance. For more information, call Chris Koski at 252-1080.

Friends have book sale covered

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library will hold its annual book sale Friday and Saturday at the library. The presale for Friends members will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The public sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Builders to gather

The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association will host its annual picnic at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Creek Park. It is open to members and their families. For more information, call 283-8071.

Dinner, auction fundraiser slated

The American Legion Auxiliary No. 20 will host a beef burgundy feed fundraiser at 4 p.m. Saturday at the its convention hall in old town Kenai. salads and dessert is included with dinner. A Chinese auction also is planned. The cost is $6 per plate for dinner. For more information, call 283-4331.

Kasilof parenting classes offered

Parents are invited to learn to connect with children and teens by using practical tools for discipline, love and relational issues from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 27 at Tustumena Elementary School in Kasilof. For more information, call Kasilof Community Church at 262-7512.

Beautiful yard nominations sought

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its beautification awards program for residential and businesses property. The program will run Tuesday through Aug. 31.

Winners will be announced at weekly chamber luncheons, receive a $25 gift certificate and a picture of the winning landscape will be published in the Peninsula Clarion.

Nominations should have named, address and phone number and may be faxed to 262-3566, e-mail to or dropped by the chamber office at 44790 Sterling Highway.

KPBSD plans Title Vll meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold a Title Vll Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee meeting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Borough Building in Conference Room A. It is open to the public.

For more information or to R.S.V.P. call 714-8892, ext. 8866.

Self-defense class offered

A self-defense class for women titled “Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 9, 10, 11 and from 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Aspen Hotel in Soldotna.

The course will be taught by Brigham Young University campus police officers. Head instructor is Randy O’Harra. Women ages 14 and over may attend. The cost is $40 (proceeds after base costs will be donated.) Preregistration is suggested. Class size is limited to 50. For more information, call Kath Carlson at 283-0858.

Volunteers needed for run

The LeeShore Center is seeking volunteers to help with its 19th annual Kenai Peninsula Run for Women. Volunteers are needed to staff water tables, serve lunch and be flaggers.

Flaggers will take a short safety course at the Kenai Police Department a few days before the run. The race will begin at 10 a.m. Aug. 12. Warm-up begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 283-9479.

Volunteers wanted for garden

Heritage Place in Soldotna is seeking community members interested helping residents plan, plant and maintain a garden.

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