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Literacy from the get-go

...Juneau Imagination Library has delivered more than 100,000 books. In commemoration of its seventh anniversary, Sandy Parnell presented the 100,000th book to the newest enrolled baby. The celebration last November drew Mayor Merrill Sanford...
Piecing together Parnell

...sometime between 5:30 and 6:00 a.m., the governor spends about an hour reading his Bible, talking with First Lady Sandy Parnell and getting ready for the day. Then he reads "five or six" newspapers, checks his emails and occasionally makes...
Photos: Governor's Picnic

Governor Sean Parnell, left center, hands out plates with first lady Sandy Parnell, right, at the Governor's Family Picnic at Sandy Beach on Wednesday.
Gov. Parnell calls Fleener comments 'tall tale'

...out of state, having regretted the NCAI invitation about a month earlier due to a family celebration of First Lady Sandy Parnell's parents' 60th wedding anniversary," Sharon Leighow, Parnell's press secretary, said. "Further, the governor...
Making youth literacy a priority

...Hospital. Southeast Alaska's Imagination Library currently serves more than 2,000 children. In November, First Lady Sandy Parnell delivered the Southeast program's 100,000th book to a local child. Data compiled statewide on kindergartners' reading...
Alaska's first lady honors volunteers

...recognized Wednesday when First Lady Sandy Parnell opened the Governor's Mansion...volunteers across our state," Sandy Parnell told the volunteers and family...Fairview community in recent years, Sandy Parnell said.Erickson, one of two award...
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JAHC to host book events Thursday, Friday

...illustrations now on view at the JAHC gallery. The event is free and open to the public. And on Friday, Nov. 8, First Lady Sandy Parnell is scheduled to present the 100,000th book from the Imagination Library program in Southeast Alaska to a family in...
Photo: Guest reader

First Lady Sandy Parnell reads "Otis," a story of a little tractor, to children during the Downtown Public Library's storytime on Wednesday.
Women's summit inspires childcare bill

...youth empowerment to women in politics. Among the women who spoke were BP Alaska President Janet Weiss, First Lady Sandy Parnell and Sen. Lisa Murkowski.The free summit "sold out" weeks before it began on Oct. 17 - the Anchorage venue could...
Paying it forward

...she was "blown away" when she learned Thursday she won a Volunteer of the Year Award from Alaska's First Lady, Sandy Parnell."I'm still in shock," Heywood said with a smile.Heywood was one of seven people from across the state who...


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