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.
Monday, October 21st marked the official grand re-opening of the Kenai Teen Center with a ribbon cutting by local officials that included Speaker of the House Mike Chenault, Senator Peter Micciche, Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, Kenai City Mayor Pat Porter, Boys & Girls Club president Ryan Tunseth and board member Scott Griffith. The renovations at the Kenai Recreation & Teen Center include new furniture, a theatre, new dance floor, snack bar and computer lab. The new equipment and facelift was made possible by an $80,000 state legislative grant.
? A Halloween carnival sponsored by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church will take place 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 and 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Redemptorist Center, 222 West Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna.
? A Halloween carnival sponsored by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church will take place 5-9 p.m. Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Redemptorist Center, 222 West Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna.
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