My Turn: Help first lady Donna Walker put the "unity" in community

...serve with great honor and deep gratitude as Alaska's first lady.As the honorary chairwoman of the Alaska Children', but also with our time and talents. Since the First Lady Volunteer Awards were founded by Bella Hammond a quarter-century...
Dancing, rising for revolution

...who were wearing pink and red.Politicians were among the crowd, including Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau, Alaska first lady Donna Walker and Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage."I'm here in solidarity," Gardner said. "I've been to...
USDA offers schools free meal equality

...healthy meals through NSLP recently became more stringent with the passage of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act backed by first lady Michelle Obama in 2010. For the first time since the school lunch program began in 1946, standards for the quality...
Nominations sought for Volunteer Awards

ANCHORAGE ? First Lady Donna Walker has invited Alaskans to...extraordinary volunteer service for the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards.Started by First Lady Bella Hammond in 1974, the program...
Alaska First Lady named honorary chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust

...concerns, the Alaska Children's Trust has named Alaska First Lady Donna Walker as its honorary chairwoman. The Alaska...the future success of our state and nation. Having the First Lady help advocate that message is incredibly beneficial to...
A big night in the arts

...communities, 28 states and four countries.In 2008, the camp received the presidential Coming Up Taller Award from then-First Lady Laura Bush, an award honoring "youth organizations that make extraordinary contributions to arts and culture in their...
Juneau shines and glitters at inaugural ball

...the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 and the Fairbanks Flood of 1967."We worked our way through those," he said.First Lady Donna Walker seemed to enjoy herself at the JACC, dancing to classic rock covers by Susu and the Prophets. She even...
Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

...treated to a trip to a major league World Series game in San Francisco and then a visit with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the White House.Behind the scenes, Keener said, the investigation was creating a different story...
My Turn: Thanks, CHAMPs, for promoting the arts

...Humanities in the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. All in attendance were grateful for the presence of Gov. Bill Walker and first lady Donna Walker, and each and every awardee charmingly shared a personal story upon being given the award by the governor...
Juneau schools spice up meal programs service change was prompted by increased student complaints about bland food and new requirements set in place by first lady Michelle Obama's "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act," which made the first major changes to the National School Lunch...


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