Will you be attending any events at the Alaska State Fair?
CLICK HERE to read the press release for the event.
LAST CHANCE TO WIN AN EXTRA $500 WITH BIG PRIZE FRIDAY
“Big Prize Fridays” are held the first and the last Fridays during the span of the Silver Salmon Derby. The final Big Prize Friday is happening THIS Friday, August 29th where you have the chance to win $500 in addition to the regular daily prize!
2014 VALDEZ FISH DERBIES COME TO AN END WITH AWARDS CEREMONY
The Valdez Fish Derbies conclude this Sunday, August 31st. The annual awards ceremony will be held Sunday at 6pm at the Elks Lodge where the overall Silver Salmon and Halibut Derby winners will be awarded. The drawing for the 2014 Ford F-150, 4x4 valued at over $20,000, will be held at 7pm. Didn’t make it out on the water this year? All derby ticket holders for the 2014 season are entered to win the drawing for the truck regardless if they had any luck out on the water or weighed in any fish.
The annual Silver Salmon Swim Camp returns this year from August 25th – 29th from 3:30 – 4:30pm. This camp is for kids who already know how to swim. Registration is on the first day of camp, and the fee to participate is $40. Each little swimmer will receive a pair of good goggles, valued at $15. For questions contact Coach Leo Overduyn at Leo.Overduyn@live.com
THINKING ABOUT COMPETING IN STATE FAIR
HERE IS THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO COMPETE AT THE FAIR
Palmer, Alaska – The 2014 Alaska State Fair exhibitor guide is now available on the Fair website,alaskastatefair.org. This is the one-stop resource for anyone thinking about entering an exhibit at the 2014 Fair. Departments include: Art; Baked Goods; Canning; Clay Arts; Creative Arts & Crafts; Crops; Fiber & Fleece; Flowers; Handwork & Needlework; Honey & Beekeeping; Livestock; Photography; Poultry; Quilts; Rabbits; Sewing; Spririt Beverages & Soda Pop and Woodworking.
As Alaska’s State Fair, the Fair accepts exhibit entries from around the state. There are entry points in Anchorage, Soldotna, Haines and Ketchikan, as well as at the fairgrounds itself.
It's not too late to sign your child up for Valdez Little League. There will be: T-Ball; Coach Pitch; Major: Minor and Junior teams.
CLICK HERE for registration form. May be returned to HHES office before end of school or to any Valdez Little League board member. Call B.J. Williams at 715-790-1888 with questions or to become a volunteer coach.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Meetings for a local support group welcomes parents, family and friends of children who are intellectually gifted yet challenged by behavioral issues, Autism spectrum, ADHD, OCD and more, will take place on the second Monday of each month at 7pm in the Coast Guard Community Center. CLICK HERE for more information.
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