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Dedication helps Kenai library grow with community

...moment to offer our thanks and gratitude to the person who was the driving force behind the library for four decades, Emily DeForest -- better known as Ms. Emily to generations of Kenai Community Library patrons. Ms. Emily started as a volunteer...
Peninsula Reflections

Above, Emily DeForest used the antique baby Jesus, a celluloid bird and other unusual...Christmas in Alaska. Excerpts from some of the stories follow. Emily DeForest, along with her husband, an elderly sister and two grandsons cut...
Friends appreciate support

...helped to make our October raffle/fund-raiser a success: the library staff, Brenda Manka, Aquio Purugannan, Emily DeForest, who sold more than one-third of the tickets herself, and the board of trustees for ticket sales; Eagles Aerie...
Parade marches on because of many

...Department, police department, grand marshals George and Mary Ford, 2006 Queen of Kenai Anita Necessary, 2005 Queen Emily DeForest, chairperson Penny Furnish; parade judges from the Kenai Chamber of Commerce board; announcers JR and KSRM; Elena...
Help goes a long way in book sale

...staff, state office building and Wally Griglione, KSRM, KKIS, KWHQ and KSLD Radio, KDLL Radio, Janet Brown, Emily DeForest, Nedra Evenson, Bob Peters, Harriet Siebert, Corey Hall, Andy Veh, Peggy Gill Thompson, Bill Switzer, Alan...
Top-shelf library needs support

...Library has been the ?jewel? of libraries on the Kenai Peninsula, thanks in large part to people, such as; Emily DeForest, former Library Director, Mary Jo Joiner, present Library Director, and many, many volunteers. Now it?s...
Historic moments parade down Kenai streets

...Marshalls George and Mary Ford made their way down the parade route. With a military escort Queens Anita Necessary and Emily Deforest reigned as an example of community service and commitment to America?s principles. Four generations of 4-H members...
Stamp of approval: Volunteers aid veterans philatelically

...see her son who lives here, and to escape the oppressive heat of Texas. She collects stamps while here, too. "Emily DeForest started saving them for me at least 15 years ago," Turner said. DeForest is the former director of the Kenai Community...
Peninsula People

...Society elects new officers Virginia Poore was elected president of the Kenai Historical Society at a recent meeting. Emily DeForest is the new vice president, and Nancy Egbert is the secretary/treasurer. Members voiced their appreciation to retiring...
Kenai Community News

...Nora Satathite provided a list of the winners of the annual library fundraising raffle held last month. Included are Emily DeForest, Virginia Poore, Bill and Melanie Switzer, Rich Koch, Marquitta Andrus, Fred Braun, Tom Walker, Terri Wisniewski...


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