Janie Leask

A distinctively successful event

The South Peninsula Haven House Board of Directors and staff would like to thank the community of Homer and surrounding area for your generosity in helping make our annual “Women of Distinction” event an overwhelming success. You truly opened up your hearts and generously parted with your hard-earned cash — through the gentle encouragement of Gary Thomas, our auctioneer extraordinaire.

Those in attendance helped us celebrate, and honor the contributions of Kelly Cooper, Lyn Maslow, Casey Marsh, and Donna and Bernie Gareau.

Homer pickleball players bring home the gold

One of Homer’s newest sports might have a funny name, but pickleball has become a great sport accessible to all ages. 

It’s played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton-sized court with an oversized ping pong paddle and a whiffle ball. It combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong and can be very fast and competitive. In Homer, pickleball meets in the historic gym 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and noon-2 p.m. Sundays at the Homer Education and Recreational Complex.

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