Announcements for Thursday, August 21, 2008

• KAGRA hosts charity fundraiser

• SKA opens satellite club

• 25K prize for hole-in-one


KAGRA hosts charity fundraiser

The Kaua‘i All Girls Rodeo Association is hosting a fundraising party for Jerry and Tami Yamamoto’s son Kanan.

Kanan was born with a rare disease that has challenged his young life and his recovery from a skateboarding accident. The 15-year-old has undergone several major surgeries, including a five-hour operation in June, to repair his arm.

The Cowboy Up Kaua‘i fundraiser, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center, features a Chuck Wagon Dinner catered by Mark’s Place, country line dancing and kachi kachi dancing with a live band. There will also be games, prizes and a silent auction.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at Del’s Feed in Puhi, Kujo’s Market in Kalaheo, Pineapples & Palms Gallery in Koloa, Nukumoi Surf Shop and Brennecke’s Deli in Po‘ipu, Dally-Up and Healani’s Nails in Kalaheo.

Tickets will also be available at the door, starting at 5 p.m..


SKA opens satellite club

Swim Kauai Aquatics announced its satellite club will be practicing at the Waimea County Pool. Practice will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and led by coaches Jeff Casey and Mary Holzman.

For information, call Casey at 639-0705.


25K prize for hole-in-one

The Rotary Club of Kalepa Sunrise will hold its third annual golf tournament on Aug. 24 at Kaua‘i Lagoons. This fundraiser supports its scholarship funds for local students and various community service projects.

The $100 per player fee includes green fees, its contests and awards luncheons. It will be a three-person team, scramble format.

This year’s big prize for a hole-in-one on the par-3 No. 5 hole will be $25,000.

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