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New owner revitalizes Snack Shack in Key Peninsula Volunteer Park

A 16-year Lakebay resident, Rachel Velez has been running the Snack Shack since March 4 in Key Pen Parks’ Volunteer Park.

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Beatniks team up with Fish Food Bank to fight hunger

Always a popular draw as part of the Summer Sounds at Skansie concert series, The Beatniks know how to put on a show. The local band is banking on its name recognition to help out the Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank as part of its concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (July 18) at Skansie Brothers Park in downtown Gig Harbor.

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Serving ‘good food at great prices’ — Key Peninsula’s Snack Shack yearns to please

Rachel Velez took over the concession stand at Volunteer Park on the Key Peninsula in March 2017 to sell burgers, hotdogs, and fries. Velez said she hopes to stay open long enough to serve up specials of food from the south, mainly chicken.
David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
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