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Posted: Sunday, November 07, 2010

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Donovan Xaid Druce

Druce, Tanape welcome new son

Stephen Druce and Yvonne Tanape of Anchorage announce the birth of their son, Donovan Xaid Druce, at 2:14 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, in at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 18 inches. Donovan joins his older brother, Tahjae. His gradnparents are Mike and LaDawn Druce, of Sterling; and Alma Callis, of Anchorage.

Lay, Lacy welcome new daughter

Roberta Lay and Russell Lacy of Soldotna announce the birth of their daughter, Elle Alexie Lacy, at 1:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. She weighed 8 pounds, 5.3 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches.

Elle joined sister Annemarie, 18 months.

Around town

KPC Financial Aid Night slated

Kenai Peninsula College's financial aid office and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District counselors will co-host the fourth annual Financial Aid Night at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Soldotna Sports Center.

The event is geared toward high school juniors and seniors and their parents, however all high school students and parents may attend. Topics covered will include overview of federal and state financial aid programs, local scholarship offerings, student timelines and funding post-secondary education. For more information, call 262-0331.

Youth invited to learn to hunt

The Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Safari Club International (SCI) and 4-H Shooting Sports Program in partnership with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's Hunter Education Program, is once again inviting youngsters 16 years of age and younger (minimum age of 10) to participate in an organized small game hunting experience. Each weekend from Nov. 1 through the end of December, pairs of adult Hunter Education and 4-H certified mentors will escort pairs of youths for one day of supervised small game hunting. Parents and guardians are welcome to participate.

SCI will supply the firearms and instruction, ammunition, transportation and lunch. Fish and Game's Hunter Education Program will supply orange vests, hearing and eye protection. If not already certified, participating youth will be encouraged to sign up for an upcoming Hunter Education certification class and the 4-H Shooting Sports Program. For more information or to sign up call the UAF Cooperative Extension Office at 262-5824 or Fish and Game at 262-9368.

CIRCAC plans anniversary logo competition

To commemorate 20 years of service, the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council is hosting a 20th anniversary logo design competition thorough Nov. 8. There will be a $250 cash award for the selected logo design. The design will be unveiled at the Council's 20th anniversary reception on Dec. 2.

The Council was created by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to represent the citizens of Cook Inlet in promoting environmentally safe marine transportation and oil facility operations.

Complete details for the competition can be found on the Cook Inlet RCAC website, www.circac.org, or by contacting Trent Dodson at 283-5761 or by email at dodson@circac.org.



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