Community news and notes

Community news and notes

Josh and Brooke Mastre of Soldotna announce the birth of their daughter, Danica Brynn Mastre, born Tuesday, March 18, at 10:19 p.m. at Central Peninsula Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 13.9 ounces and measured 19.75 inches. Her grandparents are Vern and Carol Koehn of Texhoma, Okla., and Jeff and Julie Mastre of Soldotna.

Private Trenton A. Saner, 18, of Kenai, graduated from the United States Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on November 22, 2013, completing ten weeks of training.

Saner was then transferred to Fort Lee, Va., where he participated in fifteen weeks of Advanced Individual Training, graduating on March 12, 2014. He received his certification as a Type I and II Maintenance Technician and is qualified for recovery/recycling of refrigerant.

Upon returning to Alaska he was assigned to 91 C. Equipment Repair for the Alaska Army National Guard.

Saner is the son of Teresa Saner of Washington and Stan Saner and Shellie Saner of Kenai.

On behalf of the Soldotna Elks Lodge, Exalted Ruler Larry Lawrence and Youth Activities committee member Bob Joy were pleased to present a check for $7,100 to the Soldotna Teen Center. Accepting the check is Heather Schloeman, Boys and Girls Club Executive Director. The local teens and staff members featured in this photo were thrilled to receive our donation as it will go towards equipment and supplies for the facility.

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