Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series about efforts to improve the condition of downtown Juneau.
The "Comedy for a Cause" fundraiser for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Juneau was a great success! NAMI Juneau raised a significant amount for the new Training and Leadership Fund that enables the organization to train volunteer peer teachers and facilitators for NAMI courses and support groups as well as to send NAMI Juneau members to the annual national NAMI convention.There are many to thank! First, our entertainers--Don Alan Croll, Rob Cohen and Collette Costa.
A man caught touching himself inappropriately in Walmart pleaded no contest to open lewdness on Wednesday and was sentenced to serve five days in jail and two years probation. Prosecutors had asked for Samuel C.
Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc., or JAMHI, is one of 56 behavioral health organizations chosen to participate in the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare's 2012 Same Day Access Initiative.
The Alaska Veterans Affairs Healthcare System will be hosting an event in Juneau to help provide healthcare and other services to the veterans of Southeast Alaska.The event, called "Southeast Alaska Stand Down Outreach," will be held at Centennial Hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. It will continue Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided both days.
About 100 people filled the pews of Northern Light United Church on Wednesday evening, listening to community leaders speak about coping with sudden loss.
September is National Recovery Month, and Juneau is partaking in several events and campaigns, listed below.? "Recovery Film Festival": Each Wednesday, a different film will be shown at the Gold Town Nickelodeon theater downtown. The films will start at 6:30 p.m., and a discussion will follow each showing. For more details, visit www.goldtownnick.com.
The Juneau Homeless Coalition would like to thank the community of Juneau for their outpouring of support, collaboration, and compassion witnessed at the fourth Annual Project Homeless Connect / Point-in-Time Count.
Urquhart, Lewis wed Devon Urquhart and Treyvor Lewis married June 28, 2011 at the Shrine of St. Therese, the same location the bride's parents married more than 30 years ago. The bride is the daughter of Jay and Judy Urquhart of Juneau.
New recommendations from city's Social Services Advisory Board would add city grant funding to five social service programs and take away assistance from six others. Gastineau Human Services, Alaska Legal Services and the Juneau Alliance for Mental Health Inc. lost funding in the panel's second grant review. The Juneau Boys and Girls Club, Shanti, Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, REACH and Southeast Alaska Independent Living gained funding in the second set of recommendations.
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