Community News

Posted: Monday, December 22, 2003

Account for fire victims set up

An account has been set up at the Wells Fargo Bank for the Goracke family, which recently lost its home and belongings in a fire.

The Gorackes have been active in the community, donating countless hours to youth programs, especially wrestling and football. Interested community members can make a donation at any Wells Fargo Branch to the Goracke fire fund account.

Challenger Center plans holiday activities

The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska will hold four activities at the center over the holiday season:

Astronomy Night for the Family will be from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday at the center. The event is planned to help celebrate the winter solstice and will combine mythology and astronomy.

Houston We Have a Problem, for students in the fourth through sixth grades, will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 29 and from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 2. The cost is $20 per student. There is a minimum of 12 students per session.

Mission Impossible is for fifth- through eighth-grade students and will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 3. Students will fly two missions. It helps to build teamwork and communication skills. The cost is $65 per student, with a minimum of 14 students to fly per mission.

For more information or to register, call the center at 283-2000.

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