NO January Scenic Foothills Community Council meeting

Happy New Year! January SFCC meeting is canceled. Our usual meeting place at Wayland Baptist University is closed for the holidays and we will resume meetings there February 1.

In the meantime, the Chugach Foothills Park Advisory Committee met December 28 to plan for next summer’s playground upgrade. More meetings will be scheduled over the next few weeks if you missed it.

If you live close to this popular neighborhood park or spend time in it, we urge you to take the survey to guide the Chugach Foothills Park playground advisory committee. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ChugachPLAY

To receive updates on this 2018 park upgrade, send e-mail to sfcc@alaska.net. See new Chugach Foothills Park page on ilovemuldoon.com for more information.

Chugach Foothills Park Playground Survey

If you live close to this popular neighborhood park or spend time in it, we urge you to take the survey to guide the Chugach Foothills Park playground advisory committee.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ChugachPLAY

To receive updates on this 2018  park upgrade, send e-mail to sfcc@alaska.net. See new Chugach Foothills Park page on ilovemuldoon.com for more information.

Kids Day, Grad Blitz & Financial Literacy Month

UWallGrab your family and head downtown this Saturday for KidsDay at the Dena’ina Center! You’ll find program information, resources and fun for kids of all ages, including the 90% by 2020 Graduation Station. Parking and entry to KidsDay, Anchorage Museum, Alaska Aviation Museum and Alaska Zoo are all FREE for the day!

It’s that time of year – graduation season! It’s National Financial Literacy month – a great time to find out how you can help youth build skills for money management, budgeting, and saving. Click the picture to view a flyer from United Way of Anchorage focused on community efforts to ensure Anchorage kids are successful and prepared for life.

Free legal clinic Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 18

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On Monday, January 18, 2016, attorneys around Alaska are getting ready to spend a ‘day on, not off’ in honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s call to action of service. Here’s a Compass piece from last year’s event that captures the spirit of why we think this is so important: http://www.adn.com/article/20150116/alaska-bar-marks-martin-luther-king-day-free-legal-services

Monday, January 18, 2016, will feature clinics in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau and a statewide phone bank for people living outside those cities. More information and flyers at www.alaskabar.org/mlk

Plastic Pot Recycling Day August 22, Alaska Botanical Garden

Join ALPAR and Alaska Botanical Garden to recycle types 2, 5, & 7 plastic pots. Please do not dump pots at Garden – annual event is one day only, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 22! Location: parking lot at 4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507.

NOTE: One day only at ABG!

Faltz Nursery, 1401 Labar Street, Anchorage, AK is collecting plastic pots throughout the summer.