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COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY LATER THIS YEAR
Due to late snowfall, community cleanup day will be on a weeknight this year, Thursday, May 30th. Cleanup Day will run from 1 to 7pm with a picnic to follow from 6 to 8 at Dock Point. Bag pick up locations are: Teen Center, Gilpatrick’s Nursery, and the VCVB office. Contact Parks & Rec for Public Works for additional information.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TUESDAY
A special School Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 21st starting at 5:30pm in the school board room. CLICK HERE for the Tuesday meeting agenda.
BITE BACK RUN TAKES ON MALARIA
The 4th annual Bite Back Run will take place on Saturday, June 1st. All proceeds collected at the Bite Back Run support Compassion International’s Malaria Fund. The Malaria Fund seeks to end malaria worldwide by providing mosquito nets, educating families on malaria risks and treating those suffering from malaria. Registration for the Bite Back Run will start at 10am at the John Kelsey Dock Plaza. The 5K race will begin at 11am. The event also features a Kid’s One Mile Race that will begin at 10:45am for children 10 and under. Individual runners can register for $10 and families can sign up for $20.
RELAY FOR LIFE PAINT THE TOWN PURPLE
Organizers of the Relay for Life are hoping to Paint the Town Purple with fundraisers geared toward raising money for the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life teams will be hosting four fund-raisers this Saturday:
* 11am to 2pm - Car Wash at Fire Department
* 10am to 2pm - Yard Sale at PWSCC Student Commons
* 9am to 2pm – Garage Sale and Bake Sale at the Elks Lodge
* 11am to 4pm – Bake Sale at Safeway
Help local Relay for Life Teams raise money and paint the town purple this Saturday by visiting their fundraising events around town this Saturday, then mark your calendars for the big Relay for Life event coming June 7th.
MIDDLE SCHOOL CELEBRATION
The City of Valdez and the Valdez School District will have a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Middle School on Friday, May 24th from noon to 1:30pm. There will be a shovel ceremony, group photo in front of the school and a free community barbecue.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
Friday, May 25th
10am - 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
11:20am - Last Day of School (Early Release Day)
Noon to 1pm - GMS Ground Breaking Celebration with Free BBQ
7pm - VHS Graduation
Memorial Service on Monday, May 27th
Valdez will be honoring military this Monday at Noon at the Elks Lodge. The service will not be held at Memorial Park as usual due to the snow. This service is open to the public
Thursday, May 30th
Community Clean Up Day- 1pm to 7pm
Friday, May 31th
Test the Waters Bluegrass Festival in Copper Center- May 31st through June 2nd
Saturday, June 1st
Bite Back Run- June 1st
Military Appreciation Day- June 1st & June 2nd
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