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Out & About - July 3, 2014


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Busy agenda for SBCFS meeting

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting Monday, July 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Some of the topics will include DGGS Map Data, KPB Flood Hazard Mapping Fact Sheet and priority mitigation work for fiscal year 2015. The next work session will be held July 21st and the topic is Sand Bags. View our new website:

Insurance savings seminar coming up

On July 16, there will be a seminar at the Seward Senior Center to talk about ways Alaska seniors can lower Medicare Supplement Insurance premiums. Information will be provided about the Affordable Care Act and impact on Medicare coverage.

Downtown art walk on track

The Second Saturday Art Walk downtown is on schedule for 6-8 pm Saturday, July 12.

Home improvement and repair loan info meeting

USDA representative Amy Milburn will speak to the Senior Center about covering grants and one percent loans for people eligible, over 60 and have income below $28,000 per year. Meeting 10 am on July 17.

Film festival deadlines set

The Balto 48 Hour Film Challenge has officially been changed to the Balto 49 and prompts will be released at 5 p.m., July 18, via the page. Submissions will be made by email with a 6 p.m., July 20 cut-off time. Screening/judging is Sunday, July 27, in Seward. Must be present to win judge’s choice.

Call for Forest Art Walk artists

The summer garden tours begin Saturday, July 19 at noon. If you want to participate, these are the guidelines: Artwork is to be installed on July 17 or 18. A ladder will be available. Artwork needs to be removed on July 20-23. Artists are requested to bring finger snacks to share with our guest trail walkers. Deliver to Sheila Morrow’s home before trail opens. For more information, call Sheila and Al at 224-3867 or (206) 619-3059. Or, call Sharon and Tom at 224-3534.

Seahawks boosters play golf

The annual Booster Club Golf Tournament will be July 26 at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna and the fundraiser benefits Seward High School athletic programs. The tournament format is a best ball scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Cost of the tournament is $100, which includes the longest drive contest, the closest to the pin contest, two mulligans and a picnic lunch. For information contact Kim Reierson at 224-3228 or

Open burn permits available

Permitted open burning can once again be approved. This includes the use of approved burn barrels. Please contact the Seward Fire Department for any burning related questions within the Seward city limits.

Market coupons available

Senior Farmer Market Coupons are available at Seward Senior Center, Third and Jefferson, for seniors 60 and older. To qualify monthly income must be below $2,248 and for couples, $3,031. The book of $25 Farmer Market Coupons are redeemable at the Grazing Moose in Seward, and many other farmer markets around the state.

August Derby sale preparation underway

The Silver Salmon Derby Rummage Sale begins with donations and volunteers. Clean out your attic, closet, basement, RV or other storage and bring items in good condition for sale to help support the Seward Senior Center. The time and date set for two days, August 15 2-5 pm and Saturday August 16 9-noon. Volunteers needed. Spread the word!


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