In keeping with the motto of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula "A Safe Place for Kids," a decade ago the Kenai Club held the first "Trunk or Treat.
On the heels of a very successful Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula fund raising gala, Stanley Ford marketing director John Wade, last week presented Boys & Girls Clubs executive director Heather Schloeman with a big check for $2,600, a result of customers who have shopped locally at their "Hometown Dealer." "We're called Your Hometown Dealer because we support the local community as well servicing your vehicle needs right here at home. The Boys & Girls Clubs do a great job making a safe place for our kids so when it comes to supporting them we're all in," said Wade.
...end of summer experience for our kids before they head back to school," said Heather Schloeman, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula executive director.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories looking at area candidates for the Alaska Legislature. One brings experience and the other offers a fresh perspective.
The word "hero" can bring to mind anyone from law enforcement officers keeping communities safe to emergency responders saving lives to the firefighters working to contain the Funny River Road wildfire.
School is almost out and the thought of long summer days stretched out doing nothing lurk in the backs of many kids' minds. However, the reality is that about a week into vacation many begin to complain, "I'm bored.
April was a great month for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula as the Soldotna Teen Center received $15,000 thousand dollar boost from the folks at Credit Union 1 and for the second year...
? The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon on Tuesday at noon at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A presentation from U.S. Senator Mark Begich is planned. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.
The Wells Fargo Kenai branch celebrated the season of giving last week by hosting an open house for their customers that highlighted their story of local volunteerism and giving back to local non-profit service agencies.
For the last quarter of a century the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula have held a community fun event and auction to raise funds to support their activities and to continue providing a safe place for kids to have fun, study and learn sports and sportsmanship. Over 400 people turned out for the Silver Anniversary event-a record attendance, according to the president of the Boys & Girls Club board of directors, Ryan Tunseth.
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