Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska. Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase. Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health if you already have disease. The major risk factors include: […]
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Bring your lunch and join us January 19 from 12-1 pm for our first monthly Lunch & Learn! Starting in February these will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, each one focusing on a different health-related topic. For more information, call Caitlin Mackenna, RN, at 907-224-2273. www.sewardhealthcenter.org
Colorectal cancer kills over 80 Alaskans every year, but it can usually be prevented with proper screening and treatment. The staff at Seward Community Health Center are ready to help prevent colon cancer in the Seward area. Colorectal cancer usually starts as a growth from the lining inside the colon or rectum. The growths often start as polyp, which looks […]
For over 30 years, Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) and the good people of Seward have been providing local kids and families with gifts to put under the Christmas tree through the Seward Angel Tree Program. Last year, almost 60 families in need received toys, diapers, warm clothing, and household items through the program, which is almost completely fueled by […]
Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) is pleased to announce that Jeanette Nienaber, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as a permanent medical provider and member of the community. Jeanette, who started at the Health Center on August 31, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a full range of family […]
Yes, that’s right. You can help your local volunteer firefighters without running into a burning building!
If you like firefighters, you’re going to love helping out at the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference – Sept. 28-Oct. 3. The Alaska Fire Conference is the state’s annual emergency responder conference offering exceptional training, a 2-day vendor show, and events to recognize our best and brightest. No fire experience necessary to help make this exciting event a huge success! Sign […]
Nearly Gone! Only 14 tickets remain for online sales with a small quantity remaining at Resurrection Art Coffee House for offline sales! This event will be sold out so grab your ticket while you can! Seward PTSA thanks our community and sponsors for making this event possible! Here’s a shout out to Alaska Junior Theater, Seward Arts Council, Harper Arts […]
November is the month when we recognize the importance of men’s health, and the “Movember Stache-A-Thon” being promoted nationally and here in Seward is a great way to raise awareness around this issue. But equally important is to be aware of the many limited stereotypes and attitudes surrounding men and their health care needs that all too often fail to […]
This event will involve a walk around the Alaska SeaLife Center as a group, with stops to pray for animals, staff, and some of Alaska’s environmental concerns. This is an ecumenical event and all are welcome.
The feature film ‘ Sugar Mountain’ is now shooting in Seward for 6 weeks, from March 10th – April 18th. We need extras throughout the entire film, however, certain days are especially important to make our film work. FYI: You are welcome to come to MORE THAN ONE EVENT if you wish to – in the world of the film it’s […]
If you’re looking for a worship service on Christmas Eve, Seward and Moose Pass United Methodist Churches welcome you. The Christmas Story w/ “Paper Bag Pageant” 5 PM Seward United Methodist Church/331 Fourth Avenue We’ll tell the traditional Christmas story through story and song. During the service we’ll have our first ever “Paper Bag Christmas Pageant” a a no-rehearsal, […]
Do you know a family in the Seward, Bear Creek, or Moose Pass area in need of some extra help during the holidays? Maybe a family that could use some extra toys, food, and/or cold weather gear? Here are three ways you can help! Nominate a family by submitting a nomination form before December 7. Forms are available at these locations: Seward […]
The Chugach Arts Council is dedicated to supporting the arts & culture for people and communities in and around the Chugach National Forest. Even if you are currently a member of supporter of other arts groups we invite your participation and input. Our goal is to provide a forum and a focal point for artists and communities to bring the […]