Kenai Peninsula College

Posted: Monday, March 08, 2010

New art show begins

There is a new exhibit by Jane Ingram, an Anchorage fiber artist, in the Gary L. Freeburg Gallery. The exhibition, titled "Street," features large, whimsical and dynamic dye-paintings on silk and will be displayed in the gallery from March 5 to April 1.

Howell wins honors

KPC Student Services Director and Adjunct Faculty member, Bill Howell, was crowned 2010 Beerdrinker of the Year. According to Marty Jones, a representative at Wynkoop Brewing Company in Denver, CO, "2010 Beerdrinker of the Year, Bill Howell, faced tough competition from Logan Perkins and Phil Farrell, two of the nation's most ambitious beer hunters. But, Bill used his knowledge of beer, sense of humor and beer-outreach efforts to win the title. His answers on the technical questions of beer and beer styles were very good and his everyman personality and wit also served him well. Among the many questions Bill answered was 'Can you see Russia from your local brewery?' ('No' was his answer.)" Howell won free beer for life at the Wynkoop; a $250 bar tab at his favorite brewpub, St. Elias Brewing Company; and Beerdrinker of the Year attire. The other finalists were Phil Farrell, a Georgia commercial pilot, and Logan Perkins, a Denver beer enthusiast.

Women of Science event slated

Girl Scouts of Alaska will be holding a "Women of Science Day" at Kenai River Campus on Saturday, March 27, 1-4 p.m. Girls in grades K-12 will attend fun, hands-on workshops led by women who work in fields of science and technology.

The cost is $5 and financial assistance is available. This event is open to all girls - not just registered Girl Scouts, but all girls must be pre-registered through Girl Scouts of Alaska by March 19 and must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, contact Girl Scouts at (800) 478 7448 or e-mail Terry at

Credit presentation set

Jim Bernecker, Mortgage Consultant for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, will be giving a presentation titled, "Credit - the Ticket or Nightmare to Your Future" covering topics such as credit scores, credit reporting and how credit scores evolve from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 11 in room 211 at KRC. Mr. Bernecker, who has 26 years of industry experience, will also be available to answer questions. For more information, contact Ray Zagorski at 262-0348.

Ripple Effect Series continues

Kenai Resilience and the KRC Sustainability Club will be presenting "Who's Got the Power," the second film in the Ripple Effect Film Series, at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 11 in room 115 at KRC. This film delves into the issues the world is facing with the present system of coal, oil and natural gas. It examines alternative energy methods, such as solar, wind and hydrothermal power and features small homeowners and large builders who have turned to solar power.

This article was provided by KPC Advancement, Naomi Hagelund.

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