#cyberbullying | #cyberbully | Around Town: Fish debate, meet and greet, Elders & Youth Conference

Cordova, Alaska. (Oct. 5, 2020) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Fish debate
A fisheries themed debate between Sen. Dan Sullivan and Dr. Al Gross and moderated by Rhonda McBride will be 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. The debate will be livestreamed to kodiakchamber.com, comfishak.com and both the Kodiak Chamber and ComFish Alaska Facebook and YouTube channels, as well as statewide public radio stations. Email topics and/or questions to chamber@kodiak.org.

Meet and Greet with Sen. Dan Sullivan
The community is invited to a meet and greet with Sen. Dan Sullivan from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at The Powder House.

Project Appleseed
The rifle ranges on Sheridan Glacier Road will closed to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11 for a shooting class by Project Appleseed. If you are interested in signing up or want to know more about the program, follow the Cordova Trap & Gun Club on Facebook at facebook.com/groups/CDVTrapGun.

Elders & Youth Conference
First Alaskans Institute’s 37th annual Elders & Youth Conference will be televised and livestreamed Oct. 11-14. Visit firstalaskans.org for more information.

Alaska Federation of Natives
AFN’s annual convention will be Oct. 15-16. The all-virtual event will take place on TV, radio and livestream. Visit nativefederation.org for full details.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Monday, Oct. 12

Alaska Day
Sunday, Oct. 18 with public holiday observed Monday, Oct. 19.

Religion opinion survey
Visiting Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionaries are conducting an online survey of community members’ opinions on religious topics, ending Oct. 20. The survey can be found at bit.ly/3ninYq2.


National Domestic Violence and Bullying Awareness Month
Every October, schools and organizations across the country work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying to put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of all forms of bullying on all children of all ages. Visit stompoutbullying.org for more information on how you can participate.

Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is held each October as a way to unite advocates across the nation in their efforts to end domestic violence, acknowledge domestic violence survivors and be a voice for its victims. Visit thehotline.org for more information on how you can identify abuse and for access to confidential help for you or a loved one. Native Village of Eyak and the Cordova Family Resource Center offers confidential assistance. For NVE, call 907-424-2232 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and for CFRC’s 24-hour Help Line, call 907-424-HELP (4357) or text CFRC 1-860-407-8001 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. for local assistance.

AA Group Meeting
Alcoholics Anonymous is meeting at 7 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Due to possible changes, please call 907-244-9406 or 907-347-2286 for additional details on location and time.

Curbside book delivery
The Cordova Public Library offers curbside delivery from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday outside the library by the drop box near the rear door. Go to cordovalibrary.org to find their catalog and email your book requests to curbsidedelivery@cordovalibrary.org or call 907-424-6667 and leave a voice message. Staff will bag your items and give you a call to schedule a pickup time. Items can be returned in the drop box.

Free online books
The Cordova Public Library has a huge variety of books and audio books available in digital format through the Alaska Digital Library which can be accessed on any electronic device. Borrow, read & return books in digital format for free. Go to adl.overdrive.com and click “Sign in”. Select Cordova Public Library from drop-down list and enter your library card number. The PIN is 99574. Need help or your card number? Email librarian@cordovalibrary.org with your full name, or send them a message on Facebook at facebook.com/CordovaPublicLibrary.

Community COVID-19 update
The city of Cordova COVID-19 Public Information Team will be hosting a new livestreamed Community Update at 4 p.m. every Tuesday. The broadcast featuring reports and guest commentary from community and business partners, industry and medical professionals and response collaborators will be streamed live to the city’s YouTube channel and will be shared on Facebook via Facebook.com/groups/CordovaPrepared.

CORDOVID tournament
If you have a Nintendo Switch and Mario Kart 8, a daily Mario Kart activity allows you to socialize remotely. Learn how to join the Cordova Mario Kart CORDOVID tournament at 6:30 p.m. daily by visiting cdv.to/867a5 online. Tournament code: 1982-0695-3003. Don’t forget to join the voice chat during the race.

Morning Music
Belle Mickelson and Kim Menster are coordinating to make sheet music and instruments available to students. For more information, contact Belle at 907-424-5143.

Skeet and trap
Join the Cordova Trap & Gun Club Sundays from 1-3 p.m. for skeet and trap at the Cordova Public Shooting Range out Sheridan Glacier Road. Cancelations may occur. For the most up-to-date information and announcements, follow their Facebook page at facebook.com/groups/CDVTrapGun or email CDVTrapGun@gmail.com.

Net Loft virtual handcrafting
The Net Loft hosts a virtual handcraft gathering at noon on Wednesdays. Follow the link us04web.zoom.us/j/342228580, Meeting ID: 342 228 580 and sign in on Zoom to join the group from your home computer or phone. All are welcome. For questions, call Amy at 907-988-8000.

Knit & Lit Book Club
Join others for book discussions, knitting and other handicrafts via Zoom at 7 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact Anna Hernandez at anna@cordovalibrary.org.

Pajama Read Long
The Cordova Public Library hosts a digital “read along” with Anna Hernandez starting at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays each week on Instagram @cordovapubliclibraryreads. Content is geared towards ages 10 and up. Email anna@cordovalibrary.org for more information.

Storytime for Little Ones
Cordova Public Library’s Storytime for Little Ones takes place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays each week. To participate, follow “cordovapubliclibraryreads” on Instagram. For more information, contact Anna Hernandez at anna@cordovalibrary.org.

Poetry Showcase
A reading of poetry composed by community members will take place via Zoom at 6 p.m. on the last Friday of each month. For more information, contact Jillian Gold jgold@cityofcordova.net.

Regular City Council meetings
Regular meetings are scheduled at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month. The agenda is established on the Friday prior to each meeting date and posted at the post office, library, city hall lobby, the Cordova Center entrance bulletin board and on the city website at cityofcordova.net. Watch council meetings on YouTube at youtube.com/user/cathyrhs.

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