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Posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2003

KPC plans meeting, seeks council reps

The Kenai Peninsula College College Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in room 132 at the college. The public is invited.

The council also is seeking two individuals to serve as council representatives. The council serves a public advisory role and seeks representation from all sectors of the Kenai Peninsula.

Interested individuals are asked to attend the college council meeting on Thursday. For more information, call Mary at 262-0336.

Funny River to celebrate new fire station

Funny River Emergency Services will dedicate its new fire station at 2 p.m. Thursday at 32530 Funny River Road, Mile 16.5. The public is invited to attend.

Bowlers needed for mixed singles league

Registration for a mixed singles bowling league will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Alaska Lanes in Kenai.

For more information, call Judy at 283-7339 or Becky at 776-5148.

Counseling services board meeting set

The Central Peninsula Counseling Services will hold its board of directors meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 506 Lake St. in Kenai. The public is invited to attend.

For more information, call 283-7501.

Kenai Public Health Center closing for lunch

The Kenai Public Heath Center will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 335-3400.

Mission parish to celebrate anniversary

The St. John Neumann mission parish in Cooper Landing will celebrate its 25th anniversary with mass at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. A barbecue will follow at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish to share. For more information, call (907) 595-1689.

Oktoberfest planned

The Kenai Elks will holds its fourth annual KDLL Oktoberfest fund-raiser at 7 p.m. Saturday at the lodge on Barnacle Way in Kenai. The evening will feature music by Alaska Blaskapelle, a nine-piece "oom-pah" band from Anchorage. Brats, sauerkraut, soup, "apfel kuchen," coffee, juice and a microbrew from the Homer Brewing Company will be served. For more information or tickets, call 283-7776.

Indoor air quality research needs volunteers

Wisdom and Associates Inc. has been awarded a grant from the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks to study indoor air quality problems in homes on the Kenai Peninsula. The purpose of the study is to find the root cause of indoor air quality problems such as ventilation, moisture, radon and combustion air problems. For more information or to participate in the study, call 283-0629.

Christian women's club to sponsor brunch

The Kenai -Soldotna Christian Women's Club will sponsor a Take-A-Break brunch from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Solid Rock Conference Center.

Brunch activities will include Barbara Och, professional color analyst; Kaylin Tyson, senior at Kenai Central High School; and Mary Ann Dalessi, watercolor artist.

A fee of $7 is inclusive. There will be free child care. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4212 or Linda at 262-4996.



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