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...for Saturday's "Roaring 20s Soiree," a fundraiser hosted by the Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation. Foundation Executive Director Maria E. Uchytil says they are raising money to purchase another bed for the hospital's Critical Care Unit...
Students dig into Tlingit culture

...both students and teachers is truly profound," said Dionne Cadiente-Laiti, the Goldbelt Heritage Foundation executive director. "We hope to help strengthen our youth in ways that just do not typically take place in a school setting...
Transitional housing for women to open in mid-March

...It's a project that's addressing a community need and something we don't have here in Juneau," foundation Executive Director Amy Skilbred said. "It's great when we can support needs that are unmet."Nelson said she is "overwhelmed...
Federal agencies drop MSC for salmon certification

...sustainability is written into the Alaska Constitution, MSC critics said. Jim Browning, Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation executive director, said at the time, "the majority of these processors now feel it is time to redirect their resources toward...
AEL&P owner intends to give millions to Juneau Community Foundation

Juneau Community Foundation Executive Director Amy Skilbred said she was shocked when she read the news Tuesday morning and found that the small organization - made up of just...
Juneau's women should be healthy, wealthy, happy and wise

...two months away - and she, herself, replied and said, "I'd love to."" Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation Executive Director Jetta Whittaker said, "And my next email said, "Well, we can't afford to pay you anything, just to...
First Lady presiding

...Murkowski, from left, are center staff members Helen McCallum, Amy Scott, facility manager Chris Wenzel, and foundation Executive Director Charlotte Richards. The Waterfall Committee is a fishing tournament that has raised money for health-related...
Foundations focus funds for philanthropic feats

...contributions. These gifts can be directed at a specific entity or to a general cause. Juneau Community Foundation executive director Ken Leghorn explained they basically create funds for the benefit of local charities by pulling together the...
Marlene Johnson tends a garden of issues

...know who they are and let them be proud of who they are." Johnson also is a trustee on the Huna Heritage Foundation. Executive Director Joe Leahy said she is known statewide for her work on business, education, government, tribal and cultural...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...each other and they'll be able to interact with each other professionally.'' Former Sealaska Heritage Foundation Executive Director Ted Wright said some question whether the program will work, and he believes that skepticism is healthy...


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