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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2006

LeeShore board meeting slated

The LeeShore Center will hold a board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in its conference room at 325 S. Spruce Street in Kenai. It is open to the public. For more information, call 283-9479.

Noel tree support sought

The Nikiski Noel Tree will be put up at the M & M Market in Nikiski, to ensure that each child listed on the tree has a Christmas this year.

Nikiski community volunteers and the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will coordinate names and needs of children and families. Cash and check donations can be made to the Nikiski Chamber of Commerce no later than Dec. 1.

For more information, call the chamber at 776-5551.

Photos with Santa available

The Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula, Kenai clubhouse will host “Pictures with Santa” and craft fair Dec. 17.

The club is seeking vendors interested in renting a table. The cost is $25 per table. Deadline for a vendor application is Dec. 8. For more information, call Kimberli Dent at 283-2682 or visit

Choir fruit fundraiser begins

The Kenai Central High School’s choir has begun its annual fresh fruit fundraiser. Orders will be taken through Dec. 12 with delivery made directly to purchasers Jan 12 through 15.

Cara-Cara navel oranges, ruby red grapefruit, D’anjou pears, tangelos, and red delicious apples area available to order. Gift samplers as well as bulk orders are available. Orders may be placed through KCHS choir members or by calling, Renee Henderson at 283-7524 or Rocky DeMello at 283-3883.

Holiday decorating contest begins

The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will accept nominations through Dec. 8 for businesses and residences that are exceptionally well decorated for Christmas.

Sponsored by the Homer Electric Association, first- through third-place awards will be given in commercial and residential categories. Winners will be announced at the Dec. 12 chamber luncheon.

Nominations, including name, address and phone number, should be submitted to the chamber by calling 262-9814 or by e-mail to

Kenai lighting contest plugs in

The Kenai chamber has begun its annual holiday lighting contest. Nominations may be called into the chamber office at 283-7989. Four prizes will be awarded.

Soccer coaches sought

Kenai Peninsula Soccer Club is accepting letters of intent for coaching during the 2007 season. Deadline for letters is Jan. 1. Applications must include the age level and gender coaches wish to instruct, as well as coaching experience. Letters may be mailed to KPSC, P.O. Box 393, Kenai AK, 99611. For more information, call Evelyn at 262-1298.

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