A group has been formed to plan 100th anniversary observ-ances of the founding of Venice of America by Abbot Kinney in 1905.

Los Angeles Councilwoman Cindy Miscikowski and her Venice deputy Sandy Kievman are active in the effort.

The group is seeking a non-profit agency with administrative capabilities to handle its money. Local nonprofit groups are invited to assist.

Information, Gwendolyn Howard and Suzanne Thompson, (310) 314-6916. A Tuesday, June 15th, deadline for responding has been set.