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Welcome to Members Matter/ This" column highlights new members, NLC member benefits, programs, services and other information for and about cities and towns.

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Horner, Alaska, pop. 3,946, Honorable James C. Hornaday, mayor. The city is located on the southern side of the Kenai Peninsula, 240 miles south of Anchorage. It was incorporated on March 31, 1964, shortly after the devastating Great Alaska Earthquake. It is a costal community and the climate is mild.

There are numerous recreation opportunities in Horner that include ice racing, cross country and downhill skiing, and skate boarding. Mountain ranges, glaciers and semi-active volcanoes surround the city.

Homer is the halibut capital of the world, with plenty of sport fishing opportunities. If you enjoy wildlife, you can enjoy watching moosc, McNeil River brown bears and bird Watching. The city hosts the Western Shorebird Festival in May. All this makes the city a high-energy tourist community with a love for history and aesthetic preservation.

To learn more about Horner, visit www.ci.horner.ak.us.

Rolling Hills Estates, Calif., pop. 7,676, Honorable Steven Zuckerman, mayor. The city is located on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula in southwest Los Angeles County. The city encompasses about 4.18 square miles of hilly terrain with six neighborhood parks and more than 25 miles of scenic trails. Residents enjoy the mile-long commercial area, which includes a state of the ari movie theater, ice rink, various specialty restaurants and an open-air shopping plaza with local merchants and national retailers.

The city has its own tennis club, equestrian center, nature center, seasonal recreational activities and classes for all ages.

The City of Rolling Hills Estates was incorporated on September 18, 1957, to preserve its unique rural-residential and equestrian environment. For more information on Rolling Hills Estate, visit www.ci.rolling-hills-estates.ca.us.

Milton, Del., pop. 1,657, Honorable John F. Bushey, mayor. The Town of Milton was originally a ship building community settled in 1672 by English colonists.

The community was known by various names until 1807, when the town was named after the English poet John Milton. You can enjoy fishing at Milton Memorial Park or view Delaware's finest Victorian and Colonial style architecture.

If you prefer nature undisturbed, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is close by. There are more than 8,817 acres of marsh, woodlands and fields and is home to a multitude of wild creatures. For the more adventurous, you can hike the trails of the Refuge. Whatever your desire you'll feel right at home in historic Milton--Delaware's smallest wonder.

Hurlock, Md., pop. 1,874, Honorable Don Bradley, mayor. Incorporated in 1892, Hurlock became the industrial and commercial hub of the northern part of Dorchester County. It still holds that distinction, which is reflected in the town's motto: "On track ... since 1892." The town's library, the Hurlock Free Library, is the oldest library in the state and was originated in the home of Henry Walworth in 1900.

The community spirit is most evident at the Hurlock Fall Festival, held on the first Saturday in October every year. The festival offers a full day of events including a kick-off parade, crafts, flea markets, food, family activities and train rides. The train station is owned by the town and serves as the central location for the Hurlock Fall Festival. …

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