Health

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Construction of Seward’s new Community Garden, Garden by the Bay, is officially underway, and thanks to an outpouring of community support we are making great progress!  This week 43 individuals have turned out to help install weed barrier, build garden beds and lay gravel, together donating over 164 person hours […]

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Please note a scheduling change which will close the teen only REC ROOM on Tuesday, May 23 in order to join the celebration of graduating seniors from Seward High School. Teenagers who remain committed to attending and passing high school courses are to be congratulated, since not every Alaskan makes […]

Baby and parents swim at the pool together two afternoons a week. Heidi Zemach photo.

Seward High School Pool Schedule

Seward HS Pool Schedule June 6 – Aug 20 2017 Closed May 21 – June 5, July 4 Open Swim T & Th                       3:30 – 4:50 pm M, W, F                       6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun                           4:00 – 5:20 pm Lap Swim M, W, F                       6:30 – 8:00 am M – […]

Troopers Conducting High Visibility Enforcement Effort

Troopers Conducting High Visibility Enforcement Effort

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers started the Annual Memorial Day Weekend Click It or Ticket High Visibility Enforcement Effort on May 15th 2017. The effort runs through June 4. The main focus of the National Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign is to save lives. […]

Photo: Quinn Dombrowski

Parents As Teachers Enrolling Families for 2017-2018

Parents as teachers is a free program designed to support parents as their child’s best and first teacher. PAT is an evidence-based program built around visits to your own home. The information brought to families has been supported by numerous studies and reinforced by professionals in the field. Participants receive two personal […]

Domestic Violence Help

Domestic Violence Help

According to NCADV (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence), every minute 20 people fall the victim to domestic violence in the United States alone. On average 20,000 phone calls reach to domestic violence hot lines across the nation, but only half of these calls are reported to police. Victims of domestic […]

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

After a successful community garden Kick-Off event and seed starting workshop this past weekend, Seward’s new community garden, Garden by the Bay, is happy to  announce that we are accepting entries from anyone interested in gardening a plot in the new community garden this summer!  Interested gardeners should complete the […]

Immunizations are Safe and Prevent Disease

Immunizations are Safe and Prevent Disease

By Dr. Ross Van Camp- Immunizations are important to health at all ages. Each vaccine activates your body’s immune system to make antibodies that fight infection when exposed to that specific disease. They are the single most important advancement in medicine and have been responsible for the prevention of many […]

You Can Stop This!

YOU CAN HELP STOP THIS! The state school board is proposing to close the high school pool for the months of June and July, due to budget constraints. This is unconscionable. The pool is is an absolute necessity for those of us who are older, and who have lifelong diseases […]

New Community Garden Set to Break Ground this Summer!

New Community Garden Set to Break Ground this Summer!

In November 2016 Seward Wellness For All hosted Seward’s 1st Annual Seward Strong Planning Day.  The objective of the planning day was to identify two wellness initiatives for our community to focus on in the coming year.  Over 30 community members from diverse backgrounds attended the event, together brainstorming dozens […]