Letter to the editor: Thanks to Soldotna Area Senior Citizens supporters

  • By George Parks
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:46pm
  • Opinion

Thanks to Soldotna Area Senior Citizens supporters

The Soldotna Area Senior Citizens, Inc. had a Fall Round-up fundraiser on September 9, 2017. The fundraiser was very successful and well attended. There were door prizes, silent auction items, and out-cry auction items. The out-cry items were auctioned off by Senator Peter Micciche, who was accompanied to the fundraiser by his family and staff. In addition to Senator Micciche, we appreciate the individuals, volunteers, companies, and vendors from Soldotna, Kenai, Kasilof, and Funny River that contributed items for the auctions and door prizes. We want to thank them all for supporting the Soldotna Senior Center and the area senior population. They are as follows: 4D Carpet One, Alaska Best Transit Mix, Alaska Coastal Marine, Alaska Driving Academy, Arby’s, Aspen Hotel, Barbara Trombley, Bearly Threaded Quilting, Beemuns, Buckets Sports Grill, Bunny Chong, Cad-Re Feeds, Caribou Family Restaurant, China Sea Restaurant, Dana Nichols, Don Jose’s Restaurant, Donna Mortenson, Donna Swaby, Dorothy Diamond, Dragonfly Gallery, Fine Thyme Café, FNB Alaska-Charley Weimer, Frames and Things, Frosos Family Dining, Gamas, Gladys Routh, Holiday Gas Station, Janelle Clinton, Jersey Subs, Judy Jenkinson, Katie MacLeod, Ken Laing, Kenai River Brewery, Marie Billings, Mykel’s Restaurant, NAPA, Nita Douthit, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Peter Micciche with his family and staff, River City Books, Senor Pancho’s Restaurant, Spenard Builders Supply, Sue’s Bath and Body, Sweeny’s Clothing, Tom Newby, Vickie Graham, Walgreens, Wells Fargo Bank, and the many volunteers who decorated, served, cooked, and set up the Center for the occasion.

George Parks

Board of Director’s President

Soldotna Area Senior Citizens

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