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Neighbors Digest

Staff reports of the residents of Juneau
Capital Chevrolet under new management

Ryan Carter, who moved to Juneau from Missouri in late September, has taken over as general manager at Capital Chevrolet, replacing Rob Skinner, who held the position since February of 2001.
Entertainment Briefs

Infomercial taped as TV game show; Hell's Belles perform at Marlintini's
Juneau Empire Story Archive

``Making Sense of Your Healthcare Dollars'' will feature hands-on learning experiences in a workshop designed to ease the mental stress of getting a handle on the paperwork maze of health plans and health care.
Riley resigns as director of Southeast United Way

Citing a changing world that prompted her to reconsider her priorities, Marsha Riley has submitted her resignation as executive director of the United Way of Southeast Alaska to return to New Mexico where her children and grandchildren live. Riley has been in the top position for the social service clearinghouse for more than two and one half years. She moved to Juneau in 2000 after serving as executive director of the United Way for Lee County, N.M.
Community briefs
A worthy Dawn

Dawn Miller will do an excellent job as the executive director of the United Way of Southeast Alaska. Her strong work ethic, grand use of humor, and stunning ability to communicate well with people can be continually counted upon.
Time to support nationwide uniform social service number

A man I'll call Javier phoned the United Way office here in Juneau recently.
United Way SE's town hall meeting eyes range of issues

The United Way of Southeast Alaska may find that affordable housing is the most urgent problem.
Day of Caring is a day of learning too

Honey Smith, an instructor at the University of Alaska Southeast, and Adam Fleek, one of her students, pushed aside a heavy bunk bed at the Glory Hole homeless shelter, and Fleek began to sweep the floor. Soon they and students Brandon Wigfield and Ian Thrower were scrubbing the walls. They were among the volunteers who helped out Saturday at local nonprofit agencies as part of the United Way's Day of Caring. The number of helpers wasn't immediately available.


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