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Posted: Friday, August 03, 2007

Christian center holds Vacation Bible School

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JUNEAU - Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to "Vacation Bible School: Great Bible Reef" from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 6-10 at the Juneau Christian Center, 8001 Glacier Highway.

For more information, call 789-2176.

Golf tourney for breast cancer held in Haines

HAINES - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium WISEWOMAN and Breast and Cervical Health Programs are teaming up with Valley of the Eagles Golf Links in Haines to host the "Rally for a Cure" Summer Scramble Golf Outing at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11.

This golf tournament will raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, the nation's largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to curing breast cancer at every stage. The event will also be used to promote the upcoming mobile mammogram van visit to Haines, Sept. 4-13.

The tournament's format is nine holes of golf with three golfers to a coed team (players can make their own teams or be assigned one). Every team member must use their tee ball twice. Winter rules apply. There is a prize for the longest putt. "A" level players must use the blue tees, men use the white, and women and children hit from the red markers.

The cost is $35 per golfer, with $20 of the fee going to Komen Foundation, $10 go for half-price green fees and $5 for prizes. There is a $25 fee for walkers and caddies. While it isn't necessary to pre-register, it is appreciated so the golf course knows how many tee times to set aside for the tournament.

For more information, contact SEARHC WISEWOMAN Health Educator Betsy Van Burgh at (907) 766-6366, Pam Sloper of the SEARHC WISEWOMAN and Breast and Cervical Health Programs, or Kathy Pardee-Jones of Valley of the Eagles Golf Links at (907) 766-2401.

Holy Trinity holds Saturday market

JUNEAU - Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its next Saturday Market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 11th, at the Cathedral Parish Hall, near Fifths and Gold streets in downtown Juneau.

Craft supplies, linens, collectables, art, decorator items and kitchenware will be on sale. Baked goods and breakfast drinks will also be sold. The church's Mustard Seed shop is organizing the event, and is cutting prices on many items.

Proceeds will help furnish the new Holy Trinity Church and McPhetres Hall, which will be rebuilt starting later this month. The 110-year-old church and its community hall burned last year in an arson fire.

Donations can be dropped off Friday afternoon. Call Jan Van Slyke, at 586-4097, or Mary Moore, at 790-2306, for more information.

Shima memorial garden to be dedicated today

JUNEAU - The Bridge Adult Day Program of Catholic Community Service will dedicate its "Irene and Anne Shima Memorial Garden" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. today at 1803 Glacier Highway.

Stop by and share in the celebration of the lives of Irene and Anne Shima and the wonderful garden dedicated in their memory.

For more information, call Mary at 463-6171. For information on Catholic Community Service, call Cameryn Flynn, assistant agency director, at 463-6162.

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