Mayor Bill Overstreet was always on the lookout for ways to present the capital city as energetic, forward-thinking and friendly. One of the more visible of his ideas is the state flags that fly along downtown Egan Drive each summer.
Peter Wallace Carlson born August 18, 1939 in Des Moines, Iowa died peacefully in his sleep on Labor Day, September 3, 2012 in Juneau, Alaska. His sisters say "he was a quiet man with many strengths and lots of love" and "was the kindest person I
Thank you from Special Olympics - Juneau On Oct. 15, Special Olympics - Juneau held its annual spaghetti feed and dessert auction fundraiser at Thunder Mountain High School. I would like to thank the following for making this fundraiser a success.
...in Bill's memory may be sent to Hospice of Juneau and Home Care, 419 Sixth Street, Juneau, AK 99801, or to Friends of the Flags, P.O. Box 32201, Juneau, AK 99803.
Michael Orelove, left, Hans Mercer, center, and Bruce Freitag unfurl the Ohio state flag as Friends of the Flags installed the state pennants along Egan Drive on Saturday morning. The all-volunteer group hangs new flags of all 50 states downtown for the summer.
...Drive between the Douglas Bridge and Marine Park. The flags have been flying since 1978 thanks to the efforts of Friends of the Flags, a nonprofit group that raises and cares for the flags. This year's flag crew was Michael Orelove, Jim Akins...
The volunteers of Friends of the Flags would like to thank the donors who supported us this past year in placing the 50 state flags along Egan Drive for the summer...
...1978. The flags must be replaced every year due to wear and tear, so donations to the group are welcome. Contact Friends of the Flags, Box 32201, Juneau, AK, 99801, for more information.
...further information or if you would like to volunteer to help the install crew, or make a donation, you can reach us by writing P.O. Box 32201, Juneau, AK, 99803; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Rudy J. Ripley, Chairman FRIENDS OF THE FLAGS
...10 foot pole in a 30 knot southeaster.'' Let's keep the flags flying over Juneau. Donations may be sent to: Friend Of The Flags P.O. Box 32201 Juneau, Alaska 99803 Rudy J. Ripley Share this page: Print Email Archives Thank You...
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