Story last updated at 2:54 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002

Faulty in-floor heating could pose danger
Mary McAnelly
Happenings in Anchor Point

Attention, anyone on the southern Kenai Peninsula who installed in-floor radiant heat from 1991 through 1993, your home may be at risk. The hose used by the name of Entron #2, Heatway, is faulty. Severe damage from this product can cause flooding and subsequent damage to your property. Dwight and Diane Glanville of Anchor Point, whose 3,000-square-foot home sustained such damage, can supply more information, call Diane at 235-7653.

The group of attorney's handling cases dealing with the Heatway hose are Holland and Hart of Denver. Attorney Bill Maywhort is the firm's representative and can be reached at 303-290-1620.

Anchor Point Library was donated a Norman Lowell print, "Fireweed Among the Hills." Tickets for this print can be obtained from library board members or Friends of the Library members. The tickets are $5 and may be purchased through Jan. 4.

The Anchor Point Senior Center is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, the craft group can always use extra hands for sewing and other craft-related projects. This would be an excellent means of staving off winter blues, a chance to get out of the house and share a productive activity in a congenial warm setting.

Thursday night dinner at the Anchor Point Senior Center will feature lasagna, vegetable, garlic bread, salads, dessert and beverage.

Flu shots will be available on Oct. 17. The Public Health nurses will be at the senior center, and shots are free. Anyone over the age of 55, or who has chronic respiratory disease or compromising immune-associated illnesses, are encouraged to be immunized. This also applies to caregivers for the aged, or chronically ill person.

Bingo is held every Friday night at the senior center. Games begin at 7 p.m. The $1,000 blackout game has started over.

Join the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce every Wednesday for the noon luncheon general membership meeting at the Anchor River Inn. Hear what the board of directors has planned, and listen to guest speakers. Not a member of the chamber? Sign up at any time and become active in the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce.

Anchor Point extends its prayers and condolences to Blossom Nelson and her family on the loss of her husband, George. George was a vital person in the Anchor Point community for many years. He was active in the VFW, the community association, the Anchor Point Senior Citizens, and the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce.

George truly exemplified the true American spirit with a love of God, country and family. He was so proud of his daughters, sons-in-law, grandchildren and great grandchildren. His love for his Blossom spanned over five decades, and the love between them never wavered. All of his friends in Anchor Point and all across the United States will miss George. Goodbye, dear friend, and we will all try to march to your cadence, Sarge.

Mary McAnelly is a free-lance writer who covers Anchor Point for the Homer News. Items for this column can be e-mailed to her at maryt@ptialaska.net.

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