Community shows support for WRCC's fund-raising week

Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2003

The Kenai-Soldotna Women's Resource and Crisis Center would like to publicly thank the community for its support of the first WRCC fund-raising week. This year we consolidated efforts by changing the Radiothon from one day in September to a three-day effort leading up to the 16th annual Kenai Peninsula Run for Women. Our community pulled together to assure a successful week. Final figures are not yet available as pledges are still arriving.

We would like to especially thank our run sponsors:

Gold: Anchorage Daily News, BP Exploration, Conoco Phillips Alaska, the Fitness Place, Kenai Chrysler, KeyBank, KTUU-TV, Nancy Mitchell Insurance Agency (State Farm), Joe Ray Skrha, Katie Skrha, Tesoro, Unocal and Williams;

Silver: Agrium, Arby's, GCI, Peninsula Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, Preferred Plumbing and Wells Fargo.

Bronze: Alaska Peace Officers Association, Alaska Railroad, Alaska USA, Dr. Theodore Barton, Kenai Vision Center, Lynden Transport, North Country Fair, Soldotna Lions Club, Taco Bell, Totem Ocean Trailer Express and the VFW Auxiliary.

Contributors include Alaska's Best Water, Alaska Rivers Company, Baardarson Studio, Birch Tree Gallery, Blockbuster Video, Builders Bargains, City of Kenai, City of Soldotna, Class Act Hair & Nails, Coffee Concepts, Coffee Roasters, Country Foods, Espresso Barn, Exploring Alaska Show, Frames & Things, Future Faces, Greg Daniels Photography, Harborside Cottages, Heather Rasch, Holiday Inn Express, IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours, Kenai Chamber of Commerce, Kenai Fjords Tours, Kenai Golf Course, Kenai Police Department, Kenaitze Indian Tribe I.R.A., Malfunction Junction Gifts, Philips Cruises and Tours, Prince William Sound Cruises and Tours, Princess Tours, Red Cabin B&B, Reflections Alaska Photography, Roy Mullin Photography, Safeway, Sassafras, Soldotna Police Department, Soldotna Professional Pharmacy, Spenard Builders SupplySoldotna, Subway, The Video Place and Walter's & Associates Insurance.

No effort such as this could be accomplished without our valued volunteers. Thank you to Allen Auxier, Linda Barclay, Chris Bessette, Lisa Best, Kenda Blanning, Fleur Boyle, Jack Brown, Will Browning, Craig Chapman, Ken Cobb, Aubrey Daily, Greg Daniels, Heather Dotson, Jeremiah Ferguson, Harold Flood, George Ford, Jeanne Fortner, Julie Gardiner, Candy Goldstein, Dennis Hall, Joe Harris, Gretchen Hundertmark, Lance Hunt, Pat Johnson, Betsy Kanago, Scott Karella, Randi Keaton, Jack Keck, Gwen Klawunder, Todd Koberstein, Dorothy Lentz, Darren Lipps, Tom Martin, Calleen McKenzie, Max Milliron, Randy Milliron, Michael Myers, Ben Phillips, Craig Phillips, Suzy Phillips, Dick Pike, Lois Pillifant, Heather Rasch, Leslie Roberts, Jeffery Root, Cynthia Rusie, William Schmidt, Brad Schuh, Kim Senn, Mackenzie Senn, Hal Smalley, Sylvana Szczesney, Jerry Terp, Paul Turner, Jenn Tyler, Lauren Wakefield, Young Marines, members of the WRCC Board of Directors, staff, and family and friends.

We'd like to thank the Peninsula Clarion for its continued support via coverage of the fund-raising week and advertising efforts throughout the year and the management and staff of KSRM Radio Group for once again allowing us air time and phone use during the Radiothon.

June Harris

President, board of directors

Women's Resource and Crisis Center

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