Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 8:54 PM on Wednesday, February 9, 2011


An account has been set up for "Digger Dave" Guetschow at Wells Fargo Bank to help him recover from a fire at his house on East Bunnell Avenue in Old Town. The account number is 6785452209. For more information, call him at (907) 756-1254. Guetschow said he wanted to thank firefighters, medics and other volunteers who helped him.

Applications are available for the City of Homer Grants Program, an annual competitive grants program that supports Homer-based 501(c)(3) tax exempt organizations that have been in existence in Homer for a minimum of 3 years. Applications are available through the Homer Foundation, 235-0541, or www.homerfund.org. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Feb. 25.

West Homer Elementary School's sixth grade class presents an Alaskana Dinner Theatre at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the school. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for kids and include a salad and lasagna dinner. The production is a fundraiser for two field trips one to Anchorage and another to float the Kenai River. For more information, call West Homer Elementary, 235-5070.

The Homer Farmers' Market seeks submissions for a new T-shirt design. Designs should draw on the celebration of food and art that is the Homer Farmers' Market. The design must clearly say "Homer Farmers' Market" and should be clear if printed at 7-inches-by-10-inches. Submissions can be mailed to: HFM, P.O. Box 3271, Homer AK 99603, or e-mailed to vistaben@homerfarmersmarket.org. More information on the contest and the Homer Farmers' Market can be found online at: www.homerfarmersmarket.org.

Kachemak Emergency Services seeks volunteers, especially from the Diamond Ridge and East Skyline area. The department offers a Firefighter 1 course Feb. 9-May 21. For more information, call 235-9811 or stop by Station 1 at McNeil Canyon.