School may be out for the summer but lunches for kids are still being served at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula with 8,800 lunches being served during the month of June alone, according to executive director Heather Schloeman, "We participate in the summer foods service program for kids in our areas. Meals are available free to all children 18 years of age and younger regardless of income. We're serving breakfast and lunch at several of our sites and supper and snacks at our teen sites," she told the Dispatch.
For the last five years the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula and the Kenai River Foundation, an association of professional fishing guides have partnered to take 60 some local youth fishing on the Kenai River in August.
...Memorial Library, 907-224-4082 Soldotna Public Library, 907-262-4227 Boys & Girls Clubs Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula offers programs, athletics and activities for youth. For more information, visit the main office at 705...
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula was the host this year for the annual statewide Boys & Girls Clubs of America Youth of the Year competition and awards ceremony held at Kenai Catering's banquet facility.
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.
From Jan. 1 through March 31, Alaskans filing for a Permanent Fund dividend will have more opportunity to donate to charity as the Pick.Click.Give. program returns for a seventh year.
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.
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.
...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.
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