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Peggie Joan Ward she worked for the First National Bank of Ketchikan, the State of Alaska, Department of Revenue, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and the Legislature. She was involved with boy and girl scout troops, community chorus and theater...
Alaska State Council on the Arts receives grant from National Arts and Disability Center

...including the Statewide Independent Living Council of AK, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Alaska State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability employment service agencies, The Alaska Arts Education Consortium, Arts organizations...
Technology helps Alaska facility for the blind

ANCHORAGE - George Rickard drove commercial vehicles for 11 years. Then one day, he could no longer see, and his career came to a halt. Rickard lost vision due to diabetic retinopathy. But his working days are not behind him.
Around Town

...790-4534, 790-4535. Head injury group, 3:30-5 p.m., Juneau Job Center. Sponsored by Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Details: Margie, 465-3199. Early pregnancy education, 6 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center...
Three candidates file for 2 seats on the School Board

...certified Thursday afternoon to run for the School Board. O'Brien is a program coordinator for the state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. He said he runs a variety of special programs to help people with disabilities go to work. He has been...
Connecting disabled with the right job

...attending school with the help of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Kozlowski developed the Digital Job...similar program in Anchorage; the state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation; and some independent clients in Washington...
Homeless Connect to gather service providers in one location

Centennial Hall will become a one-stop event for service providers to lend a hand through Project Homeless Connect on Monday. This will be the second time Juneau has hosted the event, which will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
School Board Election: O'Brien sees seat as next step in 'natural evolution'

Sean O'Brien says running for a seat on the Juneau School Board is the next step for him in the process of volunteering for the school district.
Raising awareness of disabled employees

...can benefit both the employee and employer, said Margie Thomson, a project assistant with the Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. She organized an open house for people with disabilities at the Juneau Job Center from 11 a.m. to...
Audit critical of Vocational Rehab Division

A legislative audit alleged several employees with the state Division of Vocational Rehabilitation apparently violated ethics laws. The audit also cited poor morale, allegations of favoritism, improperly spent funds and instances...


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