A big 'Family Fun' thank you

The great weather brought well over a thousand people out to the North Peninsula Recreation Service Area facilities for the annual Nikiski “Family Fun in the Midnight Sun” event on June 15th.

Each year the community and local organizations step up to make this a successful celebration. There were many great family prizes, as well as bikes and helmets given away throughout the day. Thanks Scott and XTO Energy!

Our generous sponsors contributed in so many ways! Thank you to the following sponsors: Kenai Golf Course, Peninsula Oilers Baseball, Conoco Phillips, Polar Screens, On the Fly Mobile Fishing Supply & More, XTO Energy, Representative Mike Chenault, Alaska Sea Life Center, BP, Tim’s Janitorial Services, Sharon Burdick, Klauder & Company Architects, Kenai Veterinary Hospital, Dukowitz Machine, Brown Agency, Peninsula Accounting Services, Homer Electric Association, Kenai Neon Sign Company, Weaver Brothers/Doyle’s Fuel Service, Tesoro, Peak Oilfield Service Company, Sundog, Kenai Elks Lodge #2425, Peninsula Ear, Nose & Throats Clinic, AA Dan’s Construction, Espresso Barn, Bishop Lake Studio, Geneva Woods Health Care Services, Kenai Vision Center, Nikiski Post Office, Arby’s, Kenai Peninsula Fishermen’s Association, Offshore Systems Kenai, Kachemak Electric and L&J Enterprises.

The NPRSA Staff worked hard to make all the age appropriate games fun and successful! Great job Tammy, Jackie, Teri, Sari, Colton, Angie, Lacey, Steven, Denise and Chelsea, you guys are awesome. And thanks to Joe, Ed, Leif and Jesse for the setup, take down and cleanup. Teri, Steve and Sharon ... thanks for cutting and handing out the watermelon all day long!

And to the crew of men and women with the Nikiski Fire Department/Nikiski Fire Fighters Association, thanks for all you did to make this a successful event.

For all of you who participated in the Family Fun Runs, we certainly thank you for your support and hope you enjoyed the race.

Thank you all for contributing to such a great traditional community celebration! And thank you to the folks of Nikiski and the peninsula for your support!

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