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Juneau group wins grant for arts complex planning

JUNEAU - A Juneau nonprofit organization has won a $51,000 grant for planning a proposed arts complex.Juneau radio station KTOO reported the grant from the Juneau Community Foundation is for a feasibility study and business plan.The proposed Willoughby Arts Complex would be part of the existing Juneau Arts and Culture Center.A partnership between the Perseverance Theatre and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is behind the project.The feasibility study and business plan will be conducted by the McDowell Group.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/juneau-group-wins-grant-arts-complex-pl
State
Juneau groups offer four scholarships to music MAT students

Juneau Alaska Music Matters (JAMM), the Juneau Symphony and the Juneau community are partnering with the University of Alaska Southeast to offer four $10,000 scholarships to string students interested in pursuing a one-year Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education with the opportunity to earn a certification in K-12 Music. The recipients of the four scholarships will serve as a quartet-in-residence.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-18-2
Art
Avista donates $100K to Juneau groups

The new owner of Alaska Electric Light and Power Company spread some holiday cheer of its own by donating $100,000 to several local organizations. Avista Corporation, which bought out AEL&P last summer, announced the donation Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-24/avista-donates-100k-juneau-groups
Local
Rotarians head for Mexico to donate wheelchairs

...wheelchairs worldwide with help from groups, such as Rotary Clubs, that sponsor containers of 100 to 280 wheelchairs.Juneau groups go a bit further - and more hands-on - by flying to the intended destination, "getting boots on the ground" and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-18/rotarians-head-mexico-donate-wheelchair
Local
5K to honor fallen Juneau Air Force veteran

...Friends and family across the nation caught wind of the idea and agreed to gather to run a 5K at the same time as the Juneau group of between 30 and 50 people. Williams' family, friends and fellow servicemen and women in Anchorage, Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-23/5k-honor-fallen-juneau-air-force-vetera
Local | Sports
Life without limits

...to attitude. Brittenham said many athletes will tell him they can't do something. That wasn't the case with the Juneau group."They encourage one another more than any group I've ever seen," he said. "And no one says, 'I can't...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-05/life-without-limits
Sports
Juneau group asks new owner to save the Storis

KETCHIKAN - Groups hoping to preserve the former Coast Guard cutter Storis as a historic museum have been able to contact its new owner to see whether there's a chance to spare the ship from the scrapyard.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-22/juneau-group-asks-new-owner-save-storis
Local
Light the Night Walk Oct. 3

...juneau. Upon login, participants can personalize LTN webpage to collect donations and track your progress. The Juneau group is participating as a team under the Seattle walk.For more information, contact Pete Ford at 586-2334; Chad Bolduc...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-29/light-night-walk-oct-3
Neighbors
Law enforcement ups effort during holiday season

...Have it saved in there already in case you forget later," she said. "The biggest thing is to plan ahead."One Juneau group is already planning ahead for those hitting the bar scene on New Year's Eve.The Juneau/Lynn Canal Alcohol Beverage...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-24/law-enforcement-ups-effort-during-holid
Local
CBJ to settle destiny of fisherman's memorial

...concerned that the new dock would block access to the memorial during the annual blessing of the fleet ceremony.Other Juneau groups have also expressed concern (goo.gl/lma4y).Speaking as the co-owner of the Fishing Vessel Mongoose, Linnea...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-05/cbj-settle-destiny-fishermans-memorial
Local

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