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Kake's Library receives grant to establish Early Literacy Program

...program will consist of a weekly lap-sit story hour and theme-based early literacy kits that parents or caregivers may check out from the library. Each literacy kit will include books, a puppet, and suggested age-appropriate learning activities...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/kakes-library-receives-grant-establish-ea
Art
House discusses backlog of untested sexual assault kits

...assault.It's unknown how many kits have been collected but not analyzed...to prepare a report on those kits, and develop a plan to get them...the lab has about 150 untested kits already, and it can take up to a year and a half to get a kit processed once it gets there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/house-discusses-backlog-untested-sexual
State
Baby Box program to be launched in Juneau

...fund dedicated to meeting pediatric needs at Bartlett Regional Hospital.Bartlett Foundation said the baby box is a starter kit containing baby clothes, first aid items, educational materials, blankets and toys. It can also be used as a bed that helps...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-11-15/baby-box-program-be-launched-juneau
Neighbors
SHI joins forces with Any Given Child

...will include three cultural stories. An elementary art specialist prepared the students for the excursion by developing an art kit that was used to teach all second graders in the school district about clan houses and the glass house screen in Shuka Hit...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/shi-joins-forces-any-given-child
Art
Kits of comfort

...group gathered June 4 and assembled travel kits for Native women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. The kits will be distributed at a brunch June 22...Early Detection Program. "We made 100 kits," Longworth said. "We're going to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061902/nei_comfort.shtml
Neighbors
Child care business assistance open house

...care business on Thursday, Sept 17 from noon-1 p.m. at AEYC in the Juneau Empire Building.There will be free supplies, like health and safety kits, children's books, snacks and door prizes. To learn more, go to aeyc-sea.org.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-09-13/child-care-business-assistance-open
Neighbors
Preparing for the worst

...said, explaining that to-go kits for animals often slip the minds...officers will showcase disaster kits for pets - extra collars, dog...Capital City Fire and Rescue, Go-Kit planning by Juneau Emergency...12 p.m.Building your Go-Kit for Emergencies, Juneau Emergency...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-11/preparing-worst
Local
Support SB23 to save heroin users from overdose

...1996-2014, community-based programs reported that 26,463 overdoses were reversed as a result of getting more naloxone kits into the hands of community members. Because friends, family, and other people using are usually the first people to have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-16/support-sb23-save-heroin-users-overdo
Opinion
Alaskans invited to take part in National Farm to School Month

...residents who apply for the scholarship will be entered into a drawing to win one of eight Alaska Grown aprons or Root Viewer kits from the Division of Agriculture. Winners will be randomly selected by 3 p.m. on Nov. 3. Limit of one prize per person...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-16/alaskans-invited-take-part-national-
Outdoors
Anchorage library loans out skulls, furs

...Kristen Romanoff, an education specialist with Fish and Game, said it's not uncommon for institutions to lend education kits, but those are often geared toward educators, not the general public. She said it's rare to hear of libraries that lend...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-07/anchorage-library-loans-out-skulls-furs
State

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