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Local environmental educator and creative force recognized

...innovative" and "creative" are on repeat with educators and community members who have seen him in action teaching. Natasha Ala, the Kenai Watershed Forum board member who masterminded Pascucci's nomination, remembers the bearded entertainer...
Pascucci honored with prestigious Dixon Excellence in Environmental Education Award

...idea I had been nominated for, so yes I was speechless," Dan told the Dispatch. The nomination was masterminded by Natasha Ala of the Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF) board of directors and supported by hundreds of Dan's fans and students whose...
It?s a throwdown... Event gives filmmakers a chance to strut stuff

Natasha Ala is nervous about ?besmirchment.? The programs and exhibits coordinator for the Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau has been...
Visitors Center tests program

...houses across the country. "It'll be a learning experience for us, to learn what areas we can improve," said Natasha Ala, director of programs and exhibits at KVCC, in regard to the Standards for History Museums and Organizations program...
Harvest auction a roaring success

...which took place at the Kenai Fine Arts Center in Old Town Kenai, was a roaring success. Benjamin Jackinsky and Natasha Ala coordinated the event with a few new twists, starting with the distribution of ArtBucks to be spent on food, beverages...

...applied for and received a grant for 100 pair of shoes through the Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids program," explained Natasha Ala, executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula. "We were one of the charitable agencies from...
Business Briefs

...include Rod Pfleiger of the Alaska Cruise Association; Shanon Hamrick of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council; Natasha Ala of the Kenai Convention & Visitor's Bureau; Scott McMurren of Alaska TravelGram; and Vinnie Catalano of Alaska State...
Getting into the spirit

...more than I thought we'd have. We'll probably have around 100 to 150 people through by the end of the day," said Natasha Ala, program and exhibit manager at KVCC. Free pumpkins were provided, one to each family, courtesy of the Patrons of...
On the road again?: RV lots report slow start to season

...visitation is down about 20 percent for June," said Natasha Ala, executive director of the Kenai Visitors and Cultural...creative in trying to attract folks to the Kenai Peninsula. Natasha Ala said one way Kenai has been trying to get more visitors...
Kenai hopes to attract flocks of birders: Groups get nest egg to educate visitors, locals

...winter birding celebration. "Wildlife viewing is a really important reason people come to the Kenai Peninsula," said Natasha Ala of the Kenai Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Kenai wildlife viewing platform was completed last spring by the Kenai...


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