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Posted: Friday, October 20, 2000

Christian school invites public to carnival

Kalifornsky Christian School is hosting a "Wild West Carnival" tonight from 5:30 to 10 at the Kalifonsky Christian Center at 41342 Kalifornsky Beach Road near Bridge Access Road.

Everyone is welcome. The family event features food, fun, prizes, a "rodeo" for riders on stick horses and a performance by the students. Entertainment is targeted for all children from kindergarten through grade six. Proceeds will be used to purchase school supplies.

Membership meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors will meet at noon today at Paradisos Restaurant in Kenai.

The guest speaker will be Mike Navarre, speaking on behalf of Citizens Against the Cap.

For more information, call 262-1851.

Blood drive planned

The Blood Bank of Alaska, Kenai Peninsula Center, will hold a blood drive in conjunction with the Sterling Senior Center today from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Donors are encouraged to drink lots of caffeine-free liquids and eat a meal before giving blood.

Raffle tickets on sale

The Nikiski Elementary School fall carnival is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the school. Raffle prizes include a fishing charter for two with Sourdough Charters, one night's lodging and lift ticket at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood; a two-hour flightseeing tour with Rediske Air; a Mark III service package with Penske; two round-trip tickets from Anchorage to Kenai from ERA Aviation; a dinner cruise for two to Fox Island with Kenai Fjords Tours; a one year family pass for four to the Alaska SeaLife Center; two $100 savings bonds from National Bank of Alaska; one night's lodging for two at the Kenai Princess Lodge; and two one-night lodging offers from Kenai Merit Inn. Raffle tickets are on sale now for $1 and will continue throughout the carnival.

Snowmachining pot luck party planned

A snowmachine kick-off party is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday at the National Guard Armory in Kenai. A pot luck dinner, no host bar and door prizes will be available.

Contra dance held

A family and community contra dance is scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Admission is $5, while kids 16 years old and younger get in free with an adult.

Participants are asked to bring clean, nonmarking shoes and pot luck refreshments.

For more information, call 283-9227.

Deadline for contest approaching

The Alaska Junior Miss organization has announced the deadline for applying for the event is Nov. 30. The competition is scheduled for Jan. 27, 2001, at the Soldotna High School auditorium.

Interested young women, who are high school seniors graduating in spring 2001, should contact their high school counselor for an application package or contact Reean Pits at 262-5919

Applications sought for home upgrades

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe, IRA-Salamantof Tribal Council Tribally Designated Housing Entity, is accepting applications for the weatherization and-or modernization of homes from Alaska Natives and American Indians. Applications for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to assist Alaska Natives and American Indians replace or drill new wells and septic systems.

For more information, call Mary Lou Bottorff at 283-3633.

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