Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2004

Phone card donations sought

The Alaska District of the Postal Service has extended its campaign called "Let Freedom Ring" that allows customers to purchase a $10 USPS Global International phone card and donate it to Alaska military personnel serving overseas through the end of September. Cards may be purchased and donated at the post office in Soldotna, Kasilof, Homer, Kenai and Seward.

CPHC to hold board meeting

Central Peninsula Health Centers Inc. will hold its board of directors meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Kenai Public Health Center at 630 Barnacle Way, Kenai. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 335-2022 or e-mail

KPC plans one day closure

The Kenai Peninsula College-Kenai River Campus will be closed to the public Wednesday for staff and faculty orientation and training sessions. The school apologizes for any inconvenience.

Asthma care training offered

The Alaska Chapter of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, in conjunction with Central Peninsula General Hospital, will hold an asthma training class for children ages 7 to 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Redoubt room at the hospital. Class size is limited to 10 families. There is no fee. For more information or to register, call 714-4432.

Craft, bake sale fund-raiser planned

The Funny River Emergency Services Auxiliary will hold a bake and craft sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28 at the new fire station at Mile 16.5 of Funny River Road. Donations can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 26. Proceeds will benefit the Funny River Volunteer Fire Department. For more information call Betty Bondurant at 262-1691 or Mary Pierce at 262-6051.

WRCC fund-raiser set

The Woman's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its 20th annual radiothon fund-raiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 on KSRM radio 92 AM, Cash and in-kind donations pledged during the radiothon will support the agency's services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and also its community and school prevention programs. For more information, to make a pledge or volunteer, call Cheryl at 283-9479.

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