Anchorage to host '06 veterans wheelchair games

Anchorage will host the 26th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in 2006, according to the secretary of Veterans Affairs.

The games are the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world, according to Anthony J. Principi. About 500 athletes are expected to attend.

More here. (registration required)

December 11, 2003 in alaska, events | Permalink | Comments (0)

Harry Potter author auctions film roles for MS

"You wouldn't be the first person to read a Harry Potter book and immediately dream of enrolling at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. However, unless you engage in a rather extensive drug regimen, the wonders of magic, blast-ended skrewts and whomping willows remain the stuff of fantasy. JK Rowling is offereing the next best thing though, auctioning off a pair of walk-on parts in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."

Grab your checkbook and head to Scotland for that dream movie role.
Read it here.

October 23, 2003 in entertainment, events, organizations, people | Permalink | Comments (0)