Sterling Head Start and the Sterling Community Club would like to thank our community for the tremendous support that was shown for our sold-out annual fundraiser Feb. 23.
Chef Michael Even and his wife, Jeaninne, donated their time and made a superb prime rib dinner. The Skyview Honor Society and Mock Trial Group did a grand job serving the meal. We also want to thank the entertainers, including Stephanie Bouchard and her students, the Dena'ina Indian Dancers, Authority Urban Dance Crew, Peninsula Artists in Motion and Mike and his group from Peninsula Martial Arts, our MC Vonnie Pierce, Charlie Pierce with Enstar for running the music, Glenn Mullins for his work with the electrical part of the evening, Barb and Norm Blakely for the auction, the Sterling Senior Center, The Wedding Brokers for the use of their beautiful gowns, and the Head Start staff and parents for all the effort put into making the evening a success.
We especially want to thank the following local business and individuals that donated items and services for the auction: ACS, AIH-GHD, Alaska Museum of Natural History, Alaska Aces, Alaska Bolt & Chain, Alaska Canoe & Campground, Alaska SeaLife Center, Alaska Trophy Outfitters, Alaska Zoo, Alaskan Wooden Bear Cabins, Rebecca Matthews of Avon, Janet Jones, Beech Wood Quilting Beemun's, Bing Brown's, Blazy Construction, Buckets, Busy Beaver, Walt Krueger of Carquest, CBC Rentals, Peninsula Hospital, Claudette's, Cold Stone, Connie Knuppenburg, Cornerstone Books, Curves, Dennis and Mary Wilt, Donna's Country Gifts, Dr. Cannava, Enstar, First National Bank, Frames & Things, Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Jewelers, Golden International, Grace Merkes, Grand Burrito Restaurant, H2Oasis, Helen and Gary Knopp, Jim Patten, Kenai Riverbend Resort, Lighthouse Videos and More, Ken and Sharon Dunbar of Maxi Storage, Soldotna Mayor Dave Carey, Leon Merkes of Merkes Enterprises, Micheal and Jeaninne Even, Midas, Mike's Welding, Moosequitoes, MUGZ, Mykel's Restaurant, Napa Auto Parts, Naptowne Caf, Outlaw Body & Paint, Vonnie Pierce of Park Lane, Peninsula Oilers Baseball, Pizza Boys, Regal Entertainment Group, Renown Tours, River City Books, Roy Mullins Photography, Sadler's, Jane Fellman from Safe Kids, Sal's Klondike Diner, Sara Self (independent consultant), Schuck's Auto Supply, Signs Plus, Charlee Powell of Silpada Designs, Snap-On Tools, Soldotna Dairy Queen, Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises, Stanley Ford, Steve Curtiss, Stylistix Salon, Susan's Bath & Body Boutique, Sweeney's Clothing, Taco Bell, The Imaginarium, Three Bears, Dawn McKibbon and Karen Anderson of Travel Experts, Treasures of Alaska, Trustworthy, Vicki Nelson, Vonnie Pierce, Wells Fargo, West Chiropractic and Whitey's Music.
We feel very fortunate to live in a community that cares for the people around them. Thanks for making a difference in the lives of children and families in our community.
Sterling Head Start
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