Letters to the Editor

The Federal Government may have made it easier to pay Social Security benefits to seniors and people who receive benefits by starting the “Direct Express Debit Card which will be in use by March 1, 2013. This card can be use a credit card if you do not have a bank account.

 

This will mean more jobs lost at the post office and drive them further into debt. Just can’t seem to be able to make jobs without losing more of them.

Paul D. Morrison

Kenai

Youth Restoration Corps would like to express our sincerest appreciation to all those who help with the North Peninsula Recreation Center community playground which YRC under took as a community build project. AA Dan Construction, Alaska Steel, Chevron, CISPRI, Hilcorp Alaska, OSK Nikiski, Ron’s Rent it Center, Tesoro Alaska, Team Industrial Service, and all the many community volunteers who assisted on our community build Saturday. While YRC knows that there are many supporters throughout the community who came together to assist the North Peninsula Recreation Center to see this playground become a reality. Youth Restoration Corps wished to thank all those companies and persons that came out in the rain and cold to help YRC in the community build process of this project. This project was a kick off of Youth Restoration Corps vocational trade’s training program. Providing real work experience to our youth, helps prepare them with job skills for their future.

A sign of community well-being and pride is seeing people come together to assist in a good cause. The efforts of this support will provide the communities children, future enjoyment for many years. Youth Restoration Corps would also like to express its appreciation to all the staff of North Peninsula Recreation center. You’re wonderful, and the community is a better place because of your efforts. YRC believes this has been a great community vocational training project, and we are thrilled to be part of it, thank you for this opportunity.

Kelly Wolf
YRC Project Coordinator

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