Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Students efforts raise funds for drug rehabilitation center

This is a thank you to the students and staff who organized and put on the Central Peninsula General Hospital fund-raiser talent show Jan. 20 at Soldotna High School.

Due to their efforts, approximately $500 was donated to the upcoming CPGH drug rehabilitation center that is to be built on K-Beach Road. This center will benefit our entire central peninsula.

Kudos to Veronica Anderson, Ryan Verney and Darbie Murphy for their efforts. Special thanks also to the young men and women from the various schools who performed in the talent show. Well done!

We both graduated from Kenai Central High School over 30 years ago, when there was only one high school prom to attend in our central peninsula area. What a wonderful idea to recapture that unity we all felt back then!

However, on Jan. 20, we enjoyed the talents of the students who gave of themselves to benefit our entire community. It is unfortunate that the all-school prom was scheduled on a night that competed with the talent show fund-raiser.


Jeff and Kathy Foster


SoHi students help pay tribute to senior centers volunteers

Soldotna Senior Center would like to thank Soldotna High School National Honor Society students Jenna Pitts, Jared Carlson, Blake Mann-Schweigert, Annette Rhoades, Andrea Gensel and Janna Schaafsma, for volunteering at the centers annual Volunteer Awards Banquet. We commend them for a job well done.

The center would also like to thank Carol Brude for the wonderful entertainment and kitchen volunteers Robert Goldthwaite, Ivy Danker, Roxanne Porter, Betsy Cullen, Peggy Kasperek, Ken Losser and Jan Fena for the superb meal.

A special thanks to Carol and Glen Huestis for the beautiful stage and table decorations.

For all the volunteers that work so hard for the center, a big thank you. We could not do it without you!

Betty J. Whitcomb, president

Soldotna Area Senior Citizens

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