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My Turn: Gratitude

...deserve our thanks for their willingness to serve. If not for them, our state and country would fail.When Sean and Sandy Parnell moved into the Governor's House six years ago, most Juneau residents did not know them well. Sean's previous...
My Turn: Parnell committed to protecting those in the Alaska National Guard

...My husband is committed to protecting the integrity of their mission, and ensuring they can carry out their work for all Alaskans in an atmosphere that is safe and with accountable leadership.? Sandy Parnell is Alaska's First Lady.
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...
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...
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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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...
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.
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...
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...
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...


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