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Out & About - Oct. 17, 2013

 


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Seahawks stay busy

The Seward High School volleyball team is in Kenai today for 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. games. They then head to Nikiski for Friday games at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m and wind up the week in Homer on Saturday for games at noon and 1:30 p.m. Thursday the Seahawks wrestling team leaves for Glennallen and then Valdez for the two-day Throw Down in Snow Town match on Friday and Saturday. The swimming team will be at the Valley Invitational Friday and Saturday, hosted by Palmer’s Colony High School. Finally, the debate team heads to Anchorage Friday. The next Seahawks booster club meeting is Oct. 21.

Romero to attend Chugach dinner

Chugach Alaska Corporation is holding its annual shareholders meeting at AVTEC Seward tomorrow and Saturday. A dinner will be held for shareholders on Friday at 5:30 p.m. Shareholder Jeanie Greene of Heartbeat Alaska will be bringing Robby Romero along and he will perform at the dinner. Also coming with Greene is Sarah James who has championed the Porcupine Caribou Herd. The dinner and meeting are for shareholders only. However, Greene is seeking a place and time for others to meet Romero. Contact Greene at 907-230-0640.

Group meets to support music

Seward Music Association will hold a planning meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 17. The SMA supports music and musicians in the area under the slogan “Bringing music to Seward students,” and will prioritize activities for the school year. For information, call Sharon Kim, 422-0375 or Heidi Zemach, 224-6473.

Board to discuss flood mitigation projects

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session followed by a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the KPB Annex office in SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave., Suite 122. The work session topic will be Mitigation Projects & Priorities for State Flood Mitigation Grant. Information is available between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday ,. or on the SBCFSA website at http://www.sewardbearcreekfloodservicearea.org.

Show set for local stage

Port City Players presents a night of fright with their presentation of “Edgar Allen Poe Project.” The show will delight the senses with four of Poe’s most chilling poems and short stories. Tickets are on sale at Hotel Seward, 224-8001, and show times at 7 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Oct. 24, 25 and 26 as well as Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 and 2.

Meeting set for local Special Olympics

A meeting to discuss the Special Olympics Alaska Seward community sport program is set for 6 p.m., Oct. 21. Volunteers are needed need for the program. The meeting will be in the Bear Mountain Conference Room, Alaska SeaLife Center. For information email seward@specialolympicsalaska.org.

Fundraiser set for musher

The inaugural Travis Beals Poker Tournament will be hosted by the Breeze Inn Restaurant at 7 p.m., Oct. 25. There will be three top prizes and extra prizes to give away. There will be a taco bar set up for breaks in the action. This is a non-smoking venue. For information call 224-5237.

Free breast exams at clinic

Glacier Family Medicine Clinic is offering free breast cancer screening exams during October, Nation Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Call 224-8733 for information.

Fish and game group meets

The Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in Seward Council Chambers. The group will review the outcomes of recent Board of Fish and Board of Game meetings. Work will begin on Cook Inlet proposals that will be considered by the Board of Fish in a few months, including controversial proposals regarding king salmon. Call chairman Jim McCracken at 362-3701 for information.

Fun and games at the library

The local guy-brarian will be running a table top role playing game for ages 12 and up, at 6 p.m., Oct. 19 at the Seward Community Library Museum. Attempt to get a random group of characters through the unthinkable… a class 3 zombie outbreak here in Seward. Refreshments provided. For information call 224-4009 or email tmorrow@cityofseward.net.

Senior center hosts memory screening

The Seward Senior Center will host a roundtable discussion and memory screening sessions at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. respectively on Oct. 21. The discussion is intended for caregivers and those concerned with Alzheimer’s. The screenings will be conducted at no charge by Marilyn McKay. For information contact Dana Paperman at 224-5604.

 

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