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Nurturing the creative outpourings of local folk

Enter, with me, the art room at West Homer Elementary School, where Halibut Cove artist Annette Bellamy is slicing up slabs of clay in preparation for a class in “exercises in imagination.”

And here come the kids–twenty-one third-graders, streaming into the room.

Grantee Stories

Haven House

Haven House is a very special place here on the South Kenai Peninsula. Many lives are saved in this humble little clapboard building. Many lives are indeed begun anew. From personal experience (hey, all art is personal, right?) I have been impressed by the casual yet passionate way with which Peg Tileman (the former executive director featured here) and staff deal with domestic violence across all walks of life.

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Haven House

Today we share the third in our new video series - a piece titled "Haven House" that looks at the work of a Homer nonprofit that provides advocacy and emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. As filmmaker Brian George Smith says about SPHH, "Many lives are saved in this humble little clapboard building. Many lives are indeed begun anew."

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