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By LOG Staff 

Out & About - Nov. 21, 2013

 


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Angel Trees benefit less fortunate

Seward and Bear Creek Fire Departments have set a Dec. 6 deadline for Angel Tree nomination forms to be submitted. Nominate someone less fortunate and bring some extra cheer to their holiday. Angels begin appearing on trees at First National Bank, Wells Fargo and other Seward area locations today. Pick an angel from the tree and return the designated gift to your local fire department by Dec. 13. There will be a public wrapping party on Dec. 14. Call 224-3445 for information.

Live music at Resurrect Art

Courtney Marie Andrews, an American singer/songwriter, will perform at Resurrect Art Coffee House at 7 p.m., Nov. 22. Andrews will be releasing her fifth album, “On My Page” on April 23. For information visit courtneymarieandrews.bandcamp.com.

Ski club organizes annual gear swap

This Saturday, Nov. 23, the Seward Nordic Ski Club will conduct a ski and gear swap at Seward Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Buy, sell and rent used skis and other gear. New ski gear will be available from Barney’s Ski Chalet. Drop off sale items at the school on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Library hosts author

Polly Bigelow, author of “When Raven Dances: WWII Invades Young Lives in Seward, Alaska” will be discussing her new book and signing copies at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 26, at the Seward Community Library Museum. “When Raven Dances” is a fiction book by Eastern Washington author Bigelow which tells the story of a girl growing up in in Seward after World War II.

Seafood company solicits grant apps

American Seafoods’ Community Advisory Board is accepting applications for its Alaska Community Grant Program. The deadline to submit applications is Nov. 22. Contribution request forms are available online at americanseafoodscompany.com/about/news, or by contacting Kim Lynch at kim.lynch@americanseafoods.com or 206-256-2659.

Brewer photos on display

Works by local photographer Todd Brewer will be on display from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 29 and 30 at the Sea Bean in downtown. Most of Brewer’s photos are wildlife and scenery taken on the Kenai Peninsula. A couple of his well known photos are “World Fastest Seagull” and “Know Fear.” Photos as large as 13 by 19 inches are available. Brewer has been taking photos since he was 8 years old and has been doing so professionally for 15 years.

Sealife Center now accepting nominations

Nominations are being accepted through the Alaska SeaLife Center through Dec. 9 for five different 2014 Ocean Leadership Awards. The nomination form is available at http://www.alaskasealife.org/documents/OceanLeadershipAwards2014.pdf. The Marine Research and Marine Science Outreach Awards will be awarded at the five-day Alaska Marine Science Symposium at the Egan Center in Anchorage beginning Jan. 20. The Lifetime Achievement Award, Stewardship and Sustainability Award, and Ocean Youth Award will be awarded at the Alaska Marine Gala in Anchorage at the Dena’ina Center, Feb. 15. At the SeaLife Center in Seward, residents are admitted free of charge with proper ID through Feb. 26.

Seward Chamber holding logo contests

The Seward Chamber of Commerce has announced the design contests for the June Halibut Tournament, the Mount Marathon Race and the Silver Salmon Derby. Each winner will receive $200 and have their design reprinted on event wear and posters as well as print and online media. The deadline to submit artwork is Jan. 31. For contest details and specifications, contact Erin Lemas at 224-8051 or events@seward.net

 

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