American Heart Association Go Red for Women, Vote for Benson

Red Dress Award 2013

Julie Benson has been nominated as a recipient for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Red Dress Award 2013. Benson needs your votes to become the Fairbanks finalist. Voting begins Feb. 2.� Help her win a one-year lease on a brand new 2013 Toyota Camry from Kendall Auto Alaska! Click here to vote for Benson!

Kendall Auto Alaska and the American Heart Association are recognizing women in Alaska who have made significant lifestyle changes allowing them to live a longer, heart healthy life.

Three finalists will be selected in each of the communities Kendall Alaska serves: Anchorage, Fairbanks and Mat-Su Valley. Nominees must reside in one of these regions to be eligible. These finalists will be recognized at events in each community and one winner from each region will be selected at regional events. One statewide winner will receive a one-year lease on a brand new 2013 Toyota Camry! The statewide winner will be announced at the Go Red for Women luncheon in Anchorage on Friday, March 1. For additional details call 907-865-5300.

Cookies for Sale

Julie Benson has Girl Scout cookies for sale at: http://littlebrowniebakers.com/cookies/

FLOT Musical 'Cowgirls' in February

Please come and see the upcoming FLOT musical "Cowgirls" on Feb. 1, 2, and 3.� It's a six-woman dinner theatre show and should prove to be very entertaining. More information here:� http://www.flot.org/season.html

Seedy Saturdays

Seed swaps in February and March

The John Trigg Ester Library (JTEL) will host a series of three seed swaps at Hartung Hall in Ester every other Saturday beginning February 2nd. For more information visit the Growing Ester's Biodiversity page on the JTEL website.

1-2 pm seed swapper setup
2-4 pm seed trading

Hartung Hall, Ester Village
how to get to the hall (courtesy the Ester Jelly Jam): https://sites.google.com/site/esterjellyjam/directions

Why: to celebrate and cultivate local agrobiodiversity!

The JTEL will provide some containers and information on seed saving. Library membership and signup list will also be available. Please, only heirloom seeds and other varieties that will breed true to type. No seed sales, please.

Duplex Apartment for Rent

Welcome to the historic community of Ester! This adorable and affordable unit is only 10 minutes from the university. The two-room apartment is $900 a month, includes heat, has a well and features a beautiful kitchen and lots of storage. Click on image to download. Call to view or for more information: 388-4784.

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