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  • Dear Homer gardeners,  For the second time this spring, someone has removed plants (peonies and lilies) from the Emblem Club garden at Baycrest Hill. I know that there has been information circulating that the gardens at the pullout are all being  redone this year but that is not true. The...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:27am
  • The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS) would like to thank the city of Homer Grants Program administered through the Homer Foundation for the operational grant of unrestricted funds that we recently received. Operational funds are difficult to raise, yet extremely important to the administrat...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:58pm
  • We are so proud to be part of a community that showed its spirit on Cleanup Day Saturday, May 3. It was a phenomenal success. The community brought in a whopping 1,009 bags of trash year. Seventeen percent were recyclable materials. It was great to see the number of people, adults and especially kid...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:58pm
  • Homer High School Mariner Theatre would like to thank The Cottonwood Fund, The Homer Foundation and its donors for providing funds to help purchase and update the theater with a new projector. This new equipment will allow us to give the quality experience the community of Homer has come to expect f...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:58pm
  • Community (and beyond) collaboration is alive and well in Homer and Fireweed Academy has many folks to thank. With a grant from the Valley Quilters Guild in Palmer, Fireweed Academy students collaborated with Homer Senior Center members to create silk banners for the center. Based on this quarter’...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:57pm
  • We’d like to offer a sincere thank you to Homer’s community of artists who supported the West Homer Elementary School Art Fair during May’s First Friday, as well as everyone who came to view the artwork and provided many great comments about the quality of the students’ work and presentation...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:57pm
  • Thanks to everyone who attended our 30th annual quilt show last weekend. We had great attendance and lots of appreciation for our works of art.  Again this year we participated in the Shorebird Challenge, an opportunity to create wallhangings depicting birds around Kachemak Bay. Janet Bacher’...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:57pm
  • May 12-16 is Bike to Work Week, an event that happens in cities and towns and communities across the nation to promote safe bicycling. More and more people are choosing to bike around Homer. The number of cyclists on these fairweather days is amazing. ...

    Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:56pm
  • We became friends with Mona Tucker when we drove taxis. In those days, Mona worked at the Washboard with her father. Mike tagged her with “Mona the Mocha-Maker,” because she was the daily wake-up call each morning with those fine espressos she made better than anyone. ...

    Wed, 05/07/2014 - 4:42pm
  • On behalf of the West Homer students and staff, I thank the Homer Foundation, and specifically the Daisy Lee Bitter Marine and Coastal Education Fund for supporting our Schoolyard Habitat Project....

    Wed, 05/07/2014 - 4:40pm

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