With this winter coming to a close, rank which winter was more memorable:
SCHOOL BOARD SCHEDULE
The School Board has scheduled the following school board sessions. Regular School Board Meeting:
04/14/2014, Monday, 6:30pm – School Board Room
04/28/2014, Monday, 6:30pm– School Board Room
SEE THE EYE GUYS IN VALDEZ
The Eye Guys are set to be in Valdez at the Civic Center this Friday and Saturday to help you with all your eye needs. Whether you need an eye exam, contact lens fitting, glasses, RX sunglasses, or safety eyewear for sports and work, the Eye Guys can take care of you. They accept Denali Kid Care, Medicaid, Aetna, VSP, and Meritain as well as other insurances. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.
Please call 907-414-5750 to set up an appointment.
Saturday hours: 10am- 7pm
KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP Hermon Hutchens School Office
April 7-18, 2014
9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Attention all parents with children five years old on or before September 1, 2014
Registration for Kindergarten will take place from April 7-18, 2014.
Check in at the Hermon Hutchens office.
Proof of birth date (REGISTERED birth certificate) and shot records will be needed for pre-enrollment.
If you are unable to come in during these dates, please call the school at 835-4728. We would like to get an accurate count of students for next year.
GET YOUR HEALTHIER YOU UPDATE HERE: DON’T MISS THE PRIZE GIVEAWAYS & FINALE CELEBRATION!!!
Spring Color Splash 5K – (Formerly the Healthier You Pre-Finale 5K) - Get in the festive spirit with color and style! 5K route will have stations to "splash" participants with color, wear light clothing that you don't care about getting a little color on. Open to everyone, not just Healthier You Participants.
Spring Color Splash 5K & Healthier You Finale – Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Woody Woodman Teen Center
Race registration 9:30am; Race 10:00am; Finale prize awards 11:00am all at the Teen Center!
Don’t miss the Healthier You Finale! Come celebrate all your hard work; awards and prizes will be handed out. CLICK HERE for more information.
And Don’t Forget:
Bio-metric Screening sign up is now taking place at the Health & Fitness Center. Screenings will take this week.
Don’t forget that by logging in your bio-metric screening numbers (pre and post) you get HY Bonus points!
Also, participants must complete a final weigh in by April 17th to be considered for any prize drawings.
CHECK OUT THE SPECIALS AT ERNESTO’S: Monday Gorditas Two homemade corn tortillas fried and filled with your choice of chicken or beef, tomatoes, shredded cheese, lettuce, Mexican sour cream. Includes beans and rice. MUY DELICIOSO Tuesday Puffy Tacos Chicken or beef on fresh home-made tacos made with fresh masa served with rice and beans Wednesday Mexican Pizza made with chicken or beef fajitas. Served with refried beans.
Thursday Rib Eye Steak a la Mexicana, sautéed with fresh vegetables; green bell peppers, onions and tomatoes Served with two homemade flour tortillas, rice and beans with melted cheese Friday Taco and Salsa Bar Your choice of fillings on fresh flour or corn tortillas with lettuce, cheese and cilantro and a trip to the salsa bar. Tacos $3.00 each (3.99 for Halibut or shrimp). Add $2.00 for rice and beans. SaturdaySeafood Fajitas, made with salmon, halibut and shrimp
Friday, April 25th at the Civic Center starting at 6pm
Enjoy an evening of dancing, dinner and family fun! Celebrate the evening’s theme: “Some Enchanted Evening,” and make lasting memories. Have fun with an event photo booth and door prizes. Will dad be out of town that weekend? Don’t worry, bring your uncle, grandpa or a family friend. The Father Daughter Dance is sponsored by “A Daughter’s Heart of Alaska” and local Valdezeans. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Weathered Anchor until April 21st. Call 255-4143 for more information.
CANCER CRUSADERS PURPLE & WHITE BALL
Invite You to Join Us in Raising Money For RELAY FOR LIFE!
Saturday, May 10, 2014
At the Elks Lodge
Music & Dancing
Best Dressed Couple Award
(Keeping in the Purple & White theme)
$5 donation per beer or glass of wine
Tickets being sold in advance:
*Must be 21 or older to attend*
Please contact Casey Sodergren for more information or to buy tickets. Casey.Sodergren@crowley.com or 831-0175
for Daniel "Llyod" Nichols
Saturday, April 19th
Viewing from 11-12:40pm, Services begin at 1pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Burial at the Valdez Memorial Cemetery
A dinner at the church is scheduled immediately following the graveside service. Everyone is welcome.
PREPARATIONS BEGIN FOR 2014 WOMEN’S DERBY
It's the 10th anniversary of the Valdez Women's Silver Salmon Derby and preparations are underway. Organizers are looking for any kind of glass jars or liquor bottles to make decorations. Jars or liquor bottles can be dropped off at Prospector or call Jessica at 480-203-3065.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Meetings for a local support group welcomes parents, family and friends of children who are intellectually gifted yet challenged by behavioral issues, Autism spectrum, ADHD, OCD and more, will take place on the second Monday of each month at 7pm in the Coast Guard Community Center. CLICK HERE for more information.
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