Community Events

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2005

KPC seeks council reps

Kenai Peninsula College is seeking representatives to serve on the College Council. The council serves in a public advisory role for the college. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Kenai Peninsula College, Director's Office, 34820 College Driver, Soldotna, AK 99669 by Thursday. For more information, call 262-0318.

EMS benefit dinner set

American Legion Ninilchik Post No. 18 will host its fifth annual EMS benefit dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Ninilchik Fairgrounds. For more information, call William Fisher at (907) 567-3918.

Diner, auction fund-raiser set

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula will have its 18th annual auction fund-raiser at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Soldotna Sports Center. The theme is "Seven Clubs — One Vision" and celebrates the peninsula clubs in Homer, Kenai, the Kenai Teen Center, Nikiski, Seldovia, Seward and Soldotna.

The cost is $35 per person or $400 to reserve a table of seven and program recognition. Tickets are available at the Kenai Boys and Girls Club and from any club member.

For more information, call Kim Lee at 283-2682, ext. 221. The event includes a steak dinner, live and silent auctions and prizes.

Fall dinner, raffle fund-raiser slated

The Soldotna Senior Citizens Center will host its annual fall roundup fund-raiser at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at the center.

Smoked prime rib dinner and a raffle for a hand-carved goose are planned. Entertainment will be provided by the Spur Highway Spankers and the Northstar cloggers and line dancers. Door prizes will be available. Admission prices are $16 for adults and $8 for children ages 12 and younger. For more information and reservations, call 262-2322.

LeeShore radiothon slated

The 21st annual KRSM-LeeShore Radiothon fund-raiser will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12 on KSRM Radio 92 AM. Cash and in-kind donations pledged during the radiothon support the agency's services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and its community and school prevention programs.

To make a pledge during the radiothon, call 283-5811 or mail a pledge to the LeeShore Center, 325 S. Spruce St., Kenai, AK 99611. For more information, call Cheryl at 283-9479.

Dog training seminar set

Peninsula Dog Obedience Group will host Kay Laurence, a clicker trainer from England, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 and 17 at its facility on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Clicker training is a reward-based training method for animals. Laurence's presentation will cover education, experience, training methods and focus on the whole dog, not just training.

The cost is $75 per day or $140 for both days. It is open to the public. Owners may bring their dogs if they are well-behaved. For more information, call 262-6846 or e-mail

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