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300 West 31st Avenue Anchorage, Alaska 99503


Twenty Ninth Annual


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The Munchers 24 The Alaska Club 31 Alaska Massage Clinic 14 Al Bowler State Farm Insurance Agency 22 Alyeska Title Guaranty Agency 2 The Book Shelf 25 Community Covenant Church Bazaar

…Fri 5PM – 9PM and Sat 9AM – 3PM

4 Glacier Mental & Family Health Solutions 29 Country Financial 51 Cozy Interiors – FREE pictures with Santa:

…Fri Noon – 5PM and Sat 11AM – 3PM

10 Credit Union 1 48 Eagle River Trustworthy Hardware 5 FNBA (First National Bank Alaska) 54 Gavin Rueb Edward Jones 26 Heart to Heart Pregnancy Resource Center 34 Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group of Eagle River 23 Grakifa Cake Studio 15 Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union 19 Midnight Sun Dental, Fri Noon – 4PM 33 Northrim Bank 9 RE/MAX Dynamic Properties - Eagle River 47 Revive Home Market 8 Sleepy Dog Coffee Co. 13 Starbucks of Eagle River 6 The Sanctuary of Eagle River 18 Troy Sayer State Farm Insurance 49 Whatnot Consignment Shop

Munch Punch Have your visits “stamped” at each participating merchant, fill out this form and tear it out of the Guide to place in the Merry Merchant Munch drawing basket. Drop off your entry by 3p.m. on Saturday, December, 4th at Jitters.

Name:______________________________________________________________ Phone:_____________________________________________________________ Email:______________________________________________________________

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Winter Wonderland Events Friday December 3, 2021 Gather at the Eagle River Town Square Park 5:30pm – 8:00pm to enjoy treats and events throughout the evening! Choir Schedule: 5:45 - 6:00 pm ......Chugiak Elementary, led by Suzy Spackman 6:05 - 6:20 pm.......Alpenglow Elementary, led by Geep Baranow 6:25 - 6:40 pm.......Homestead Elementary, led by Hannah Johnston 6:45 - 7:00 pm.......Birchwood ABC, led by Caitlin Hopper 7:00 pm..................Santa Claus Arrives Lighting of the Tree Ceremony (Assisted by Santa Claus & Eagle River Area Rotary Club) Visit with Santa Claus

Participating Merchants of Winter Wonderland 2021 Chugiak -Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department The Sanctuary of Eagle River Jitters Starbucks Mat-Valley Federal Credit Union

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides - sponsored by MTA Chugach Life Enstar Eagle River - Chugiak Parks & Recreation

(907) 694-2699

17035 N. Eagle River Loop Road

Merry Christmas

During the month of December help stock the food pantry! Bag of Groceries = a 10% discount See stor store for details.

Call TODAY for a FREE design!

www.cozyinteriors.com zyinteriors.com Carpet | Area Rugs | Tile & Stone | Hardwood Laminate | Resilient | shawfloors.com

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Thank You Eagle River


for all your support over the years

Have a safe and joyful holidays!

Pizza • Entrées • Subs • Salads 30 Item Salad Bar • 37 Beers on Tap • $6 Schooners Pick up your Stocking Stuffers Gift Cards, Sweatshirts and T-Shirts

We’re Hiring

16410 Brooks Loop • Eagle River, AK 99577 Mon-Thurs 11am-1030pm Fri & Sat 11am-1130pm Sun 12pm-1030pm

Eagle River Shell 11301 Old Glenn Highway • 907-694-2251

Wishing you a wonderful Wishing wonderful holiday holi ay se season and a healthy healthy and peaceful peaceful New N Year. Y Happy Holidays H Holi s from your local local lenders! lend s! Happy

12812 Old Glenn Highway, Suite C-4 Eagle River, AK 99577 (907) 694-8801 Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce 5

Hope a happy holiday is in sight. Many thanks and Merry Christmas Hal, Chantel, Alan, Jean, Andrea and Janee

Anchorage 3801 Centerpoint Drive, Ste. 102 Anchorage, Alaska 99503 Ph: 907.569.2842 Fx: 907.569.2843

Eagle River 11823 Old Glenn Highway, Ste. 118 Eagle River, Alaska 99577 Ph: 907.622.2842 Fx: 907.622.2843

Anchorage 865 N Seward Meridian Pkwy., Ste. 101 Wasilla, Alaska 99654 Ph: 907.352.4000 Fx. 907.352.4001

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will also be.” Matthew 6:21 Mitch T. Glasser Ph: (907) 696-1070 Our business is built on a foundation of thoughtful client relationships.


Proudly serving the community for 12 years Phone: 907.726.1805 • Fax: 907.726.0953 Email: office@extremeheatingak.com Website: www.extremeheatingak.com Address: 16805 Farm Avenue, Eagle River, Alaska 99577

Creating A Generation that Enjoys Dental Care

We can’t wait to meet you! 6 Merry Merchant Much • 2021

Accepting New Patients & Emergencies We love First Visits! Denali Kid Care accepted Preferred Provider for Military Families

Now offering Occupational Therapy in our new expanded space

Speech-Language Therapy and Academic Tutoring • Speech Therapy • Spelling • Reading • Written Expression We accept Health Insurance Call us today! 907-301-4588 11723 Old Glenn Hwy, Eagle Riv River • www.readingwritealaska.com .readingwr

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2021 Merry Merchant Munch Annual Gingerbread House Competition

Sponsored by

Join us for the 29th Annual Gingerbread House Competition where your architectural talent and baking skills create holiday magic! Prizes (and bragging rights!) provided for most creative entries in each category. Entry Form

Select/Circle Category Preschool

K-2nd Grade

3rd-6th Grade



Name ________________________________________________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ _______________ _____ ____________ City State Zip Telephone _________________________________________ Email Address _______________________________ Questions? Contact the Chugiak Eagle River Chamber of Commerce at info@cer.org or 694.4702. Rules: Any architectural structural components, real or imaginary (house, train station, bridge, ship, spaceship, etc.) must be edible. Entries will be judged on originality, overall appearance, choice & use of materials and difficulty of design. Entry must be delivered in complete form, attached to a hard-board base enabling it to be freestanding. Bases will be no bigger than 24”x 24” and no taller than 26”. All entries

must be received at the First National Bank Alaska Eagle River branch lobby on Friday, December 3rd by 11AM. Entries remain on display through Monday, December 6th. All entries must be claimed by 6 pm on Friday, December 10th.

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REWARDS! Here's How? 1. Shop local anywhere in Chugiak-Eagle River! 2. Spend $100 and get a $50 gift card, spend $200 and get a $100 gift card 3. Bring receipt to the ChugiakEagle River Chamber 4. Get your gift card(s) from a local chamber member.

Michelle Haynes Owner

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FAQ's; -Where can I turn in my receipt and pick up my gift card? Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce - 12001 Business Blvd., Ste 108 - Next to the Library -When can I turn in my receipt and pick up my gift card? Tuesday-Thursday 1:30p-3p -Can I combine receipts to make the $100 or $200? YES -Can I get the $100 & the $200 deal? YES - Just one (1) time each -Promotion lasts from November 1 through January 3rd or until supplies run out. Receipts must be from businesses in Chugiak-Eagle River and must fall inside the promotion dates of November 1 through January 3rd. -Please call 907-694-4702 if you have any questions.

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Katie Williams Licensed Esthetician @ Vibe Styling Salon

16410 Brooks Loop #5, Eagle River 907.570.2883 text

20% off facials Good thru 12/31/21, cannot be combined with other specials

Happy Holidays!

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Have a toothache? Looking for a new dental office? Or just looking to get back on track with your routine dental care? Midnight Sun Dental is Now accepting New Patients! We accept most insurance companies including Medicaid. Call today to schedule your appointment and get a Free Opalescence go whitening kit (while supplies last)


3340 PROViDeNCe DRiVe Suite a560 aNChORage aK 99508


10928 eagle RiVeR ROaD Suite 105 eagle RiVeR aK 99577


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S&P Certified Car Care LLC Honest, Full Service Car Care

12711 Old Glenn Hwy Eagle River, AK 99577 Phone (907) 696-6951 Fax (907) 696-6954 Service1@spcertifiedcarcare.com Steve & Pat Haight, Owners

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SERVICES ♦ Mental Health Medication Management & Treatment


♦ Addiction Treatment for Opioids, Stimulants & Alcohol Call our office and our (Suboxone) answering service will contact ♦ Primary Care for Family the provider. Answering Service ♦ Urgent Care Services – 509-639-4003. Walk-ins Welcome If your complaint is within our ♦ Weight Loss, IV Therapy capability at the clinic. the ♦ Telehealth Provider will meet you at the COVID-19 Molecular 20-minute clinic 24/7. drive up testing. COVID testing No more waiting in the ER for is now free for uninsured and hours for earaches, lacerations, insured. colds, migraines and etc. Strep, RSV, mono & flu, drug screens, urinalysis, and other send out lab testing.

SHANNON DAVIS, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, AGACNP Shannon Davis is an experienced nurse practitioner in emergency, medicine, urgent care, primary care, geriatrics, addiction treatment, mental health and hospitalist. She also has a love for helping veterans, addiction medicine and mental health. INSURANCE ACCEPTED ♦ Medicare Accepting New Patients ♦ Medicaid Ages Birth To 110 ♦ Tricare ♦ Aetna OFFICE ♦ BCBS 907-696-0096 • 844-955-0577 ♦ CIGNA WEBSITE ♦ Meritain www.glacieralaska.com ♦ UHC ♦ And Many Others EMAIL ♦ Reasonable Cash Pay Prices info@glacieralaska.com


Located at 17051 Mercy Drive Ste 204 Eagle River, AK at the Lime Leaf Building Second Floor Across from Planet Fitness ♦ Open Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM ♦ After Hours Urgent Care

Have a safe and happy holiday season! 907-694-8234 eagleriverdental.org

Dr. Michael Sanders, DMD DICOI • Dr. Michael Fuller, DDS FICOI Alfred M. Land III, DMD • Alfred M. Land IV, DMD Richard E. Mounce, DDS – Endodontist

13015 Old Glenn Hwy #200, Eagle River, AK 99577 Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce 13

Merry Christmas from

27th Annual 28th

Once upon a time there was a dog named Jake. The book store was his home.

Give the Gift of Health this Holiday Season!

Tabitha Anderson bookkeepingalaska@gmail.com 907-519-3860

alllifeisyoga.org 907-229-3384


1/2 off

25% OFF All Products

Expires Dec 24, 2021 30% Off Color Proof & Matrix Products

622-5626 (JOAN) Joan and Lauren Weinburger Hairdresser / Salon Owner 12212 Old Glenn Hwy, Suite 4

6th, 12pm - 5pm & Fri, Dec 3rd, 7th, 10am - 3pm Sat, Dec 4th,

11753 Celestial St. Eagle River, AK 99577


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Joan’s Hair & retail salon

that has funny dog Jake is a so much mischief. gotten into 9 boxes of girl scout He has eaten thin mint cookies and lived to tell about it. He drank a whole vat of We a fry daddy. oil from

11401 Old Glenn Hwy Ste 110-E Eagle River, AK 99577 907-694-4660 • bookshlf@mtaonline.net Monday - Friday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-6pm

Thanks for shopping locally since 1998

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tinkers rainforest deli 12812 old glenn hwy, eagle river, ak 99577 (907) 694-3354

Military Discount

11517 Old Glenn Hwy Eagle River, AK 99577 ✦ 907.694.6463

WINTERGREEN LLC 907-696-3930


Enjoy Merry Merchant Munch! Al Bowler, Agent 17051 Mercy Drive Eagle River, AK 99577 907-694-7300


Dental G R O U P

A FOUNDATION OF HEALTHY SMILES 17101 Snowmobile Lane, Ste. 107, Eagle River, AK 99577 Telephone: 907.622.6233

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Drop this coloring page off at the CU1 Eagle River Branch before Merry Merchant Munch for a special treat! 11544 Business Blvd, Eagle River, AK 99577

Eagle River

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Make this Giving Season Simple and Sincere Credit Union 1 is raising funds for the Eagle River Boys and Girls Club, to provide a safe space for local youth to learn and grow.

Text “EagleRiver” to the number 76278 to make a life-changing donation today.