BAGS OF LOVE - DONATE FLEECE MATERIAL BY THIS THURSDAY
Girl Scouts Troop #524 and 243 are asking for donations of:
1 ½ Yard Pieces or 2 Yard Pieces
to make blankets for the Bags of Love program for Foster Kids. Drop off material at the KVAK studios by this Thursday, December 31st. The Girl Scouts will make blankets for the Bags of Love Program. If you would like to make your own blanket and donate, feel free to do so. Call Laurie at 255-5825 or Megan at 831-1482 with any questions.
VALDEZ POST OFFICE HAS BUSIEST DAY EVER
The Valdez Post Office had its busiest day ever in this year's holiday rush. On Monday, December 14th, they received 1,677 packages. There have been other days with very high numbers as well. The post office employees worked hard to get things delivered for the holidays.
UPCOMING SPORTS EVENTS
Valdez High School will host two different sports events next weekend. On Friday, January 8th
thru Saturday, January 9th
the VHS basketball team will be facing their conference rivals the Hutchison Hawks, which will mark the very first home game of the season. Next weekend, the VHS Ski team is hosting their home invite with multiple teams from around Alaska for races in both classical and skate skiing. This will be the ski team’s only home invite of the season until Regions on February 19th
thru February 20th
WELCOME BABY CAROLINE
Joshua and Britany Cabello welcomed Caroline Anacleta Cabello to the world on December 23rd, 2015. She weighed 7 lb, 8 oz. and was 19.75 inches long. Congratulations!
Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Franklin! They were married Dec. 26th.
CVEA BYLAWS AMENDMENT DEADLINE
Members may propose Bylaw amendments for placement on the 2016 ballot by filing a petition with the Board of Directors. Petitions must be signed by at least ten percent of the membership and submitted prior to 5:00pm, Monday January 4th, 2016. Current Bylaws can be found on cvea.org by clicking the About Us link.
CVEA ACCEPTING BOARD NOMINATIONS FOR 2016
Three director seats are up for election in 2016; one seat in the Valdez District and two seats in the Copper Basin District. Nomination packets can be picked up at CVEA or mailed to you. Nominating Petitions must be submitted and validated by Monday, February 1, 2016. For more information visit www.cvea.org.
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VALDEZ POLICE AND FIRE REPORT
to see the latest Valdez Police and Fire Report.
12/28 – 1/3
Do you think the state budget cuts have affected highway snow removal between Valdez and Glennallen?
to answer the Question of the Week.
RESULTS FROM LAST WEEK’S QotW
This holiday season, will you...
25% -get outside?
75% -stay indoors?
12/28 – Dwayne Wilson
12/29 – Darow Emmett, Debbie Sampson
12/30 – Brenda Bentley, Deborah Harrison
12/31 – Audrey Christoffersen, Brandon Taylor, Neil Dees, Noelle Sharrai
1/1 – Annabella Pankau, Caleb Kompkoff, Allen Crume, Laurel Andrews, Matthew Ficek, Audrey Johnson, Jessie Aquisto, Roger Ramjet, Bob Lee
1/3 – Bill Connell
DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE
Don't drink and drive this holiday season! Let's keep Valdez safe for all!
'BUTT DROP NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Parks & Rec is hosting a New Year's Eve Party with a halibut drop.
*Live music * hors d'oeurvres * cash bar * door prizes*
Ages 21+ welcome. Tickets available at the door for $15 each or $25 for two.
9:00pm - 1:00am - Civic Center
Fireworks start at 10pm
NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS
The City of Valdez would like to invite you to the annual fireworks display this Thursday, Dec 31st at 10:00pm. The fireworks will be shot from Sea Otter RV Park on the waterfront; areas around the harbor (including the Kelsey Dock) should be great for viewing! The City of Valdez hopes you enjoy the fireworks and have a fantastic New Year!
Mark Your Calendars
(Thurs) Dec 31 – City of Valdez Fireworks
(Thurs) Dec 31 – ‘Butt Drop New Year’s Eve Party
Dec 31-Jan 2 – VHS Basketball/ACS Pepsi (Varsity)
Jan 4 – Teacher Workday at All Schools/No School
Jan 5 – Back to School after Christmas
Jan 8 – VHS Basketball vs Hutchison at Home
Jan 8-9 – VHS Cross Country /Regions at Home
Jan 15-16 – VHS Cross Country/Quaniq Challenge at Home
Jan 15-16 – VHS Basketball / Delta at Home
Jan 21-23 – VHS Basketball / Dean Cummings Invite
Jan 22-23 – VHS Cross Country/Colony- Government Peak