Gov. Bill Walker and First Lady Donna Walker visit Homer on Oct. 9 for two events.
At 2 p.m. at the Homer Senior Center, the Walkers are the featured speakers for the Southern Peninsula Senior Summit at the Homer Senior Center. The summit runs 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with representatives from several senior programs also speaking.
At 7 p.m. Oct. 9, the Walkers will attend the awards banquet for the Alaska Recreation and Park Association Conference, held Oct. 8 and 9 at Land’s End Resort. The ARPA Conference brings together professionals working in parks and recreation organizations throughout Alaska. Author Christine Byl is the keynote speaker.