Many hands make senior center fundraiser a success

Soldotna Senior Center’s Fall Round-Up fundraiser was a huge success and would like to thank all of the wonderful volunteers that worked tirelessly decorating, table setting, cooking, serving, ticket sales, soliciting door prizes and auction items, auctioneers, picture taking, fabulous musicians and cleanup.

A big thank you to the Spur Highway Spankers for their unbelievable and great music.  This is their 12th year volunteering for this event and people come from all over to hear them play.

We would like to thank Mayor Peter Micciche for being our auctioneer, and his family for assisting in the auctions.  A very special thank you to  Mary Lane and Estelle Parks for the numerous and woderful door prizes and auction items they solicited from our very generous merchants.  We would like to thank Alaska Railroad for their special donation of round trip tickets for 2 to Denali.

Another great thank you to all the merchants for their generous donations including Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Aspen Hotels, Alaska Hooked on Fishing Gifts, Fred Meyers, One Stop Shop, Curves for Women, Beeman’s Variety, River City Books, Kaladi Brothers Coffee, Phormation Chiropractic, Tesoro-2-Go, Golden International Asian Cuisine, Cold Stone Creamery, GCI, Frames & Things, Four D Carpet One, Gourmet Deli, Dragonfly Gallery Napa Auto Parts, Kenai River Brewing Company, North Country Fair, Jersey Subs, Mary Lane, Artworks, Cad-Re Feeds & Grandma’s Cupboard, Log Cabin Gifts & Jewelry, Fine Thyme Cafe, O’Rielly Auto Parts, Froso’s Ramily Restaurant, Sweeney’s Clothing, Odie’s Cafe, Susan’s Bath & Body Boutique, Bucket’s Sports Grill, Alaska Reel Cafe, Caroline Prince, Mug’z Coffee Lounge, Bunny Chong, Nita Douthit, Gamas’ Designs, Trinity Greenhouse, Don Jose’s Mexican Restaurant, Alyeska Auto Tires & Truck Repair, Martha Mault, Mary Kay Grenier, KeeKay Fashion Boutique, Morris Breed, Oma Keenan, Caribou Family Restaurant and Sportsman’s Warehouse.

We would also like to thank the Peninsula Clarion, KSRM Radio and KBAY Radio for their great media coverage.  Our great success of the Fall Round-Up is attributed to all of our exempalary volunteers and donors.  You all are truly appreciated.


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