AVTEC’s 14th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014, beginning with no host bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and silent and live auctions during event. Featuring cuisine prepared by the Culinary Academy’s students. Funds raised are applied to culinary scholarships and student competitions nationwide. In the past, scholarship checks have been awarded to two or four culinary students a year. 12 corporate tables are available for $1500 per table, which includes six seats. One table sold in three individual pairs of 2 seats each for $500 a pair. AVTEC is seeking auction donation items for live and silent […]
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Seward Town Hall Meeting III Community Action to Prevent Underage Drinking & Drug Use Wednesday, January 29th, Seward Middle School 5:30 Spaghetti Dinner by NYO Desserts by Judy Odhner’s SHS Cooking Class 6:30 – 8:30 Meeting FREE! Childcare provided by Seahawk’s Voice Great door prizes for youth and adults!Read more ›
From the Seward Chamber of Commerce – The dinner Community Awards presentations at Chinook’s Saturday evening was just a heck of a lot of fun. Can’t wait to see what we might ‘cook up’ for next year! Maya Moriarty received the Person of the Year award, Joe Tougas of Catalyst Marine Engineering was the designated Business Person of the Year, and Woody’s Thai Kitchen received the Business Site Improvement award. Marie Fletcher, The Liberty Theater, received a plaque in appreciation of doing business in Seward for over 50 years; while Hugh and Iris Darling’s plaque read “Brown & Hawkins, over 100 […]Read more ›
Seward High School’s Debate and Forensics Team presents a Showcase/Skirmish for the community. Fee of $5 per person with a $10 cap for families. Bake sale available. Thursday, January 30th, 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.Read more ›
Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Silent Auction Friday, February 7th at the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts! Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm.Anyone wlling to donate a dessert for the auction please contact Kim Reierson at 224-3351 week days, 224-3228 evenings/weekends or at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read more ›
Cooking Dried Beans, Peas and Lentils A southern tradition to bring luck and prosperity in the upcoming year is to serve black eyed peas on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Whether or not you’ve recently eaten black eyed peas to honor this tradition consider serving legumes throughout the year for a healthful option at any meal. Legumes- dried beans and peas are inexpensive, tasty and good sources of protein, iron zinc, potassium and fiber. Cooperative Extension Service has a free publication that includes information on cooking, combining bean with other ingredients to make a complete protein, and recipes. […]Read more ›
There will be an amazing number of Alaska artists and commercial vendors at the annual Seward Holiday Fair this weekend at the Train Depot. Once the train came from Anchorage with hundreds of people who wanted to see Santa Claus, and Seward, but then there was an avalanche warning and the railroad stopped the trains at Christmas to Seward. If we keep up our momentum, maybe they’ll change their minds again and bring up people from Anchorage which would bring big business to the town of Seward the first Saturday of every December. Until then, we the artists who are […]Read more ›
The Seward Senior Center is seeking volunteers to help us with our Pizza,Louisiana Gumbo, and Cakes Booth at the Holiday Craft Fair at the ARRC Ferry Terminal Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2013. We have the following openings: SET UP, Friday, Dec. 6th from 1pm to 4pm. Moving equipment to the terminal. FOOD SERVER, Friday, Dec. 6th from 7pm to 9pm. CASHIERS, Friday, Dec. 6th from 7pm to 9pm and Saturday, Dec. 7th from 4pm to 6pm. TEAR DOWN/CLEAN UP, Saturday, Dec. 7th from 6pm to 7pm. Moving equipment from the terminal. We will also be accepting donations of baked […]Read more ›
The Academy Café is currently open Tuesdays through Fridays and will be open till Thursday, Dec. 12. Reservations need to be made online. Diners will experience a Portugese-inspired menu created and presented by AVTEC culinary students. To make reservations visit www.avtec.edu and under hot topics click on the link to Academy Café reservations. Please note the few changes made to policies regarding reservations this year.Read more ›
Are you over the age of 60, finding it difficult to shop, cook and clean up following a meal or don’t have anyone to prepare a noon time meal for you? At the Seward Senior Center, we want to help you meet your nutritional needs, five days a week. The meals on wheels program provide the Seward elder with 1/3 of the USDA recommended daily allowance, with a variety of fresh and whole foods, and an enticing heart healthy menu that will capture your taste buds. Please contact us at 224-5604 to start receiving hot meals tomorrow, to inquire about a loved […]Read more ›
That’s right. You do not want to miss the chance to partake in tasting some of the fabulous homemade desserts that are offered at the annual St. Peter’s Episcopal Church’s Dessert Extravaganza, this Sunday, October 13, 2013 between 1-4 p.m. Where: Community Room of the Library/Museum Bldg., corner of 6th & Adams. We are blessed to have so many of our local merchants donate merchandise for this annual event. Not to be outdone, members of this community have donated all sorts of exciting and useful things plus homemade desserts. Have you yet signed up to donate your time, dessert or auction items? There is still time. […]Read more ›
People are filling the cruise ship depot for three days of music, dance and other great entertainment, food, crafts and fun. It continues tonight (Saturday) and then starts up at noon Sunday with Elite 9 (Jazz), 1:00 pm John Cook (fingerpicking guitar), 2:00 pm Kaleido World Percussion and Dance (Bellydance), 3:00 pm Illaskan Assassins (rap/breakdance), 4:00 pm Lulu Small, (interpretive Rock and Roll) Here are some scenes from today:Read more ›
Our local radio station KIBH-FM on 91.7 on your FM dial will be broadcasting some of this weekend’s SMAF music performances. Headlining the 10th Anniversary of SMAF are the “Builders and the Bakers” performing on Saturday night. Many talented musicians will be broadcast such as Lulu Small, Melissa Mitchell, Historian, Blackwater Railroad Company, Super Saturated Sugar Strings, the Eternal Cowboys, Nervous Rex, Elite 9 and the list goes on. So tune in and listen to our show or we will see you there! This year’s theme is the railroad. So “Choo-Choo” your way in and join our train ride. All […]Read more ›
The Seward Brewing Company is hosting the Ducks Unlimited Bar Night on Saturday, September 14th, from 7 – 10 pm to help raise money for wetlands conservation. There will be gun raffles, live music, games of skill and luck, and a silent auction. At the end of the evening, they will be a special raffle for a Para 1911 Special Ducks Unlimited Edition .45. The event is open to the public and there is no admission fee. You do not have to be a member of DU to partake in the festivities, so come on down and join in the fun while raising money for […]Read more ›
By Heidi Zemach for SCN Those who attend Swinefest at Chinook’s Waterfront Restaurant Oct 5, will not only enjoy a tasty meal made from two whole roasted pigs with all the fixings, and live music from Blackwater Railroad Company, they also will be helping some of the poorest rural villagers in the South Pacific Island of Fiji. Cathy Gonzalez, a waitress at Chinooks, and co-owner of Log Cabin Dreaming Bed and Breakfast in Old Mill Subdivision, will be making the humanitarian mission trip to Fiji in mid- October. Her employer is helping her accomplish her goals. Cathy and Ramon’s daughter […]Read more ›
I don’t know if teachers ask kids to write about what they did on their summer vacations any more. But if they do, Rowan can tell how she went to the White House and met the President of the United States. So move over chicken nuggets and re-heated pepperoni pizza. Kids can handle much healthier lunches, and with a little encouragement from First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama, they will not only eat them, but create them. Rowan Bean, a nine-year old Seward girl got invited to Washington DC to attend the 2013 Kids’ “State Dinner” July 9th 2013 […]Read more ›
It’s shaping up to be a beautiful weekend! Come out and support your local firefighters and EMTs Saturday, August 24 (tomorrow)! Cruise with us and bid on some great auction packages. Call 224-3445 for tickets TODAY! Call before 5pm today or you’ll have to show up at Kenai Fjords Tours tomorrow at 4pm to see if there are any “standby” seats available. Don’t delay!Read more ›
U.S. Senator Mark Begich continues his battle for the acceptance of Alaska Seafood. He has had to fight the issue on several separate fronts. This week Begich objected to a recent halibut-maligning pizza advertisement for Domino’s Pizza that claimed that no innovative ideas ever came about over a meal of halibut, and showing a man spitting out the halibut he was eating. The senator sent CEO J. Patrick Doyle some Alaska halibut to taste from New Sagaya’s midtown market in Anchorage, and encouraged Domino’s to stop being “halibut-haters” and their CEO to “get onboard with the nutritious, delicious, Alaska seafood. ” Doyle responded […]Read more ›