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Announcements

Homer pioneer Beryl Myhill celebrates her 90th birthday with a potluck at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Salvation Army Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to Shannon Engle at 760-518-6693 or Laura Ronnegard at 907-726-7703.

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Hunger Free America has launched a national hotline phone outreach campaign to make it easier for hungry Americans to get food and for people to volunteer to help end hunger. During the summer, the hotline provides information about meal sites where children 18 years old and under can get free, nutritious meals through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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As part of state budget cuts, Alaska Court System courts and court offices, including the Homer Courthouse, will be closed at noon Fridays starting July 1. Some courts will be open for emergency and time-critical proceedings. During the closures court staff will be on unpaid furlough, resulting in a 4-percent pay cut. The noon Friday closure will save the sate about $2 million a year, according to a press release from the court system.

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As part of state budget cuts, Alaska Court System courts and court offices, including the Homer Courthouse, will be closed at noon Fridays starting July 1. Some courts will be open for emergency and time-critical proceedings. During the closures court staff will be on unpaid furlough, resulting in a 4-percent pay cut. The noon Friday closure will save the sate about $2 million a year, according to a press release from the court system.

Announcements

As part of state budget cuts, Alaska Court System courts and court offices, including the Homer Courthouse, will be closed at noon Fridays starting July 1. Some courts will be open for emergency and time-critical proceedings. During the closures court staff will be on unpaid furlough, resulting in a 4-percent pay cut. The noon Friday closure will save the sate about $2 million a year, according to a press release from the court system.

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The Exchange, a pilot syringe exchange program, offers free syringe exchanges every other Tuesday at the South Peninsula Hospital Training Center, 203 West Pioneer Avenue, in the southwest corner of the building. Exchanges are held 5-7 p.m. The next Exchange is July 5. The Exchange is a program established and operated by a group of individuals and agency representatives in the Homer area that support the idea of harm-reduction and safer drug use as a means of making our community a safer place to live.

Fourth of July Festivities

Anchor Point

MONDAY, JULY 4

12:30 p.m., Fourth of July Parade, Anchor Point Road. Parade participants meet at Silver King parking lot.

Homer

FRIDAY, JULY 1

10 a.m.-5 p.m., NOMAR Annual July 4th Sidewalk

5-7 p.m., First Friday artist receptions

SATURDAY JULY 2

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Homer Farmers Market

MONDAY, JULY 4

10 a.m.-noon, NOMAR Annual July 4th Sidewalk Sale

The Exchange, a pilot syringe exchange program, offers free syringe exchanges every other Tuesday at the South Peninsula Hospital Training Center, 203 West Pioneer Avenue, in the southwest corner of the building. Exchanges are held 5-7 p.m. The next Exchange is July 5. The Exchange is a program established and operated by a group of individuals and agency representatives in the Homer area that support the idea of harm-reduction and safer drug use as a means of making our community a safer place to live.

Student News

Marissa Paul has graduated with a Master of Science in Kinesiology and Sport Studies with a concentration in Clinical Exercise Science from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. She is a 2011 graduate of Homer High School and the daughter of Rebecca Paul and Dr. Paul Raymond.

Brandon Beach made the spring semester Dean’s Liast at Montana State University, Bozeman, for earning a grade point averages of 3.5 or above for the semester.

Announcements

The Exchange, a pilot syringe exchange program, offers free syringe exchanges every other Tuesday at the South Peninsula Hospital Training Center, 203 West Pioneer Avenue, in the southwest corner of the building. Exchanges are held 5-7 p.m. The next Exchange is July 5. The Exchange is a program established and operated by a group of individuals and agency representatives in the Homer area that support the idea of harm-reduction and safer drug use as a means of making our community a safer place to live.

Annoucements

The Exchange, a pilot syringe exchange program, offers free syringe exchanges every other Tuesday starting June 21 at the South Peninsula Hospital Training Center, 203 West Pioneer Avenue, in the southwest corner of the building. Exchanges are held 5-7 p.m.

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The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave. (Mile 12 East End Road). The agenda will be posted at the fire station and at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Annex Building, 206 E. Pioneer Ave. Call 235-9811 for more information.

The Kachemak Bay Birders’ next trip is Saturday to Eagle Lake and the Jaeger Bog. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Homestead Restaurant to carpool, or at the trailhead to Eagle Lake at 9 a.m.

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There will be a fundraiser party for the planned boat house from 5:30-7:30 p.m. today at Grace Ridge Brewing Company on Ocean Drive. The winner of a two-night stay for 10 people at the Second Star mansion in Homer will be drawn. There also will be other prizes. Any donations of $500 or more received before May 31 will be entered to win. There will be free hot dogs and soft drinks provided by the Lions Club. Grace Ridge Brewing beer will be available for purchase.

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The Kachemak Bay Birders meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in the Auditorium. Please note this is later than their usual meeting time. Following the meeting, there will be a potluck meal and members will share slides of birds they have seen. Bring a dish to share at the potluck. This event is cosponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. It is free and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lani Raymond at 399-9477 or lani67@alaska.net.

Student News

Aurora Jean Lambert graduates this  month with her doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada. She is a 2007 graduate of Homer High School and the daughter of Anne Lambert of Anchor Point. She plans to make her home in Missoula, Mont., working as a veterinarian beginning in January.

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Homer youth soccer season starts this Monday. Register at www.homersoccer.com. Division 1 college and Olympic team coaches will be in Homer to coach. 

The Seldovia Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its eighth Human-Powered Fishing Derby over Memorial Day weekend. 

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Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station 53048 Ashwood Ave, Mile 12 East End Road. The public is invited.  The agenda will be posted at the fire station and at the KPB Annex building at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. For more information, call 235-9811.

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