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Posted: Friday, June 23, 2000

Library offers reading contest

Kids borrowing items from the Juneau Public Library this summer can win prizes by entering a weekly drawing.

Participants place their name in a fishbowl at the checkout desk, with drawings held each Tuesday. Winners for kids up to 12 years old and youths 13-19 will be chosen.

Winners so far include Logan Shaul-Jensen and Jake Olivit, who won gift certificates from the Alaska Fudge Co.; Savannah Cayce and Menjke Coenraad, who won summer hats from Foggy Mountain Shop; Jacob Eberhardt, who won a pass for two from The Trolley Car Co.; and Matthew Monagle, who won a water bottle and key chain from Nugget Alaskan Outfitters.

Buffet raises money for surgery

A buffet to raise money for a 20-month-old girl's heart surgery is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Tlingit and Haida Community Center.

The family of Catherine L. Johnson, who is scheduled to undergo the procedure June 29, is hosting the event. Door prizes, a Chinese Auction for food baskets and a performance by the Yun Shu-ka Dancers will be featured at the buffet.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and youths 5-18, with a $2 per plate discount for families of four or more.

For more information call 364-2583.

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