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Palmer Business Networking September 8th, 2011

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I attended my first Business Networking International, (BNI), meeting today at Turkey Red. I enjoyed meeting people with other Palmer businesses. As much as possible I like to give my business to local people, and you should too.

Here are a few of the businesses I was introduced to today:

Richard Gildersleeve with Top of the World Mechanical, a heating contracting company in Palmer. 746-6367
MC Coatings, commercial and residential coatings professionals.
TCM Restoration and Cleaning a restoration company for fire and water damage.
Blue Mountains Wellness Studio in Palmer, a Yoga studio.
Nicole Bendle and Dave Eller from First National Bank Alaska
and there were others…but I didn’t get their cards.

If you are looking for someone in these fields…here is your contact.

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Palmer Alaska, Celebration of Cranes May 6th, 2011

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Palmer CranesDon’t miss the Celebration of Cranes tomorrow, Saturday, May 7 from 12-4 PM. It will be Palmer Museum’s 3rd Annual Celebration of Cranes in conjunction with the Valley Arts Alliance.

Live Birds from AK WildBird Rehab
Crane Art by local artists
Crane Paintings and sculptures by 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Graders at Birchtree Charter School
Bird Pose Yoga from 1-2pm with Erin of Blue Mountain Wellness
Origami Crane folding and coloring pages
“Crane Song” documentary
Children’s Story time

If we are lucky we will see a formation of Sandhill Cranes fly over on their way to the fields by the Palmer Airport.

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Benefit for Palmer’s Sister City March 28th, 2011

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Received this from Melissa Jenski of the Palmer Museum of History and Art. Sounds like something everyone in Palmer should attend.

Palmer museumOn Sunday, April 3, 2011, from 2-6 pm, the City of Palmer and Palmer Museum will come together with your help to raise money in support of the Japan disaster relief efforts. Celebrate our sister city and the Japanese culture through art, music, food, and language during an afternoon of activities, exhibits and performances. Come support a great cause while having fun! For questions about the event please call the Palmer Museum at (907) 746-7668 .

See the Mayor’s official letter and call of support to the community here. Consider donating an item or service for the silent auction to help raise additional funds. Relief donations will be accepted in person or by mail to the City of Palmer, 231 W. Evergreen Avenue Palmer, AK 99645. For more information and official paperwork, please visit the City of Palmer’s website here. A physical form to print can be downloaded here. For questions about the silent auction please contact Katherine Vanover at (907) 745-4517 .

Money donations are also being accepted in person or by mail to the City of Palmer at the address listed above. Please make checks payable to the “City of Palmer” with memo “Japan Disaster Relief”. For questions about donating please call the Mayor’s Office at (907) 761-1317 .

We are looking for numerous volunteers to help out the day of the event with setup, clean up, and staffing at various locations. We are also in need of sponsors to help offset some of the overhead costs associated with organizing the event. All sponsors will have advertising opportunities and be recognized at the event. Please call the Museum at (907) 746-7668 if you are interested in donating your time or providing financial support.

All proceeds go directly to the people of Saroma, Japan as an official gift of goodwill.

Melissa Jenski

Executive Director

Palmer Museum of History and Art

(907) 746-7668

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Community Marketing March 26th, 2011

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byers and farmWe believe in community service marketing. We like Palmer, we have lived here for more than 40 years, and we want to give something back to it.

We want to help your business grow. We will promote your business on our website free of charge. This website has a lot of readers. is linked to a facebook page with more than 7,000 fans. These are people who also like Palmer.

Let us know if you would like to be featured as a local business or event.

We will set up the interview, take the photos, and write the article…or you can send us your own photos and article for posting on the site. No charge, it’s a free community service.

This website is sponsored by Valley Market Real Estate and we would be honored if you would consider us for your real estate needs, but you are under no obligation to do so.

Recent businesses promoted, Hot Hot Chocolate Shoppe, Arctic Chiropractic, Thrifters Rock, and more than 20 more.

Call or email us today!

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Love3 A Celebration Of Beauty And Art February 8th, 2011

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Join us from 11AM-3PM Feb 12 for a pre-valentines second Saturday event in the Turkey Red event room located at 550 S Alaska Street in downtown Palmer.

Take in some lovely jewels by Sara Danielle Designs and Melusina, fabulous herbal skin care products by Flowerfolk, and paintings and stained glass from local artist, Morgan Meyer. Stop by, enjoy a glass of wine and chat with the artists!

Hope to see you there!

More information about the artists can be found at:

Sara Danielle Designs

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