Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2003

United Way fund-raiser auction planned

Tesoro Alaska will sponsor a fund-raiser from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Kenai Elks Lodge across from the post office on Barnacle Drive. There will be Chinese, outcry and silent auctions. All proceeds go to the Kenai Peninsula United Way.

Dog mushing club forming

The Peninsula Sled Dog Association, in conjunction with 4-H, is forming a dog mushing club. Dog care, handling, racing, skijoring and sled driving are some of the aspects of mushing that will be covered. For more information, call 283-3954.

Holiday bazaar seeking vendors

The Skyview Hockey Booster Club is seeking vendors for its holiday bazaar. The bazaar will be held Nov. 8 and 9 in the Skyview High School commons area. Booth space is available for $50. The proceeds will benefit the Skyview hockey team. For more information or to reserve booth space, call Barbara at 262-2325.

Permanent fund hearing set

Sen. Ralph Seekins, R-Fairbanks, and the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday at Kenai City Hall. The Senate Judiciary Committee will present a public hearing on SJR18: Constitutional Amendment: Permanent Fund Appropriation-Inflation Proofing and SJR19: Constitutional Amendment: Permanent Fund Income. In the interest of time, groups wishing to speak are requested to designate a spokesperson. A sign-up sheet will be available at the door. For more information, call 283-2030 or Judiciary Committee Aide Brian Hove at (907) 456-8161.

Soroptimist to hold violence forum

The Soroptimist International of the Twin Cities will sponsor a live forum titled "Finding Our Voices," concerning violence in women's live from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday on KSRM.

Air quality research still seeking 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.

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