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My Turn: Celebrating Juneau's sense of community

...Assembly members' time to support these boards. Add these hours in and you have at least 2,000 hours of CBJ volunteer services each year. From where I sit, the numbers and quality of volunteers that we have in service make a tremendous difference...
Ingeborg Lorensen

...Lorensen, and two grandchildren Brian (dec.) and Carrie. Inge was well known to many Juneau residents from her volunteer service as the President of the Friends of the Alaska State Museum and her involvement with the Friends of the Library...
Former first lady Barbara Bush remains hospitalized in Houston

...appearances. Last week, they honored a Houston businessman and philanthropist with a Points of Light Award, a volunteer service award started by the former president.The former first lady had a reputation for bluntness when her husband was...
Paying it forward people from across the state who received the award, which goes to people who show remarkable commitment to volunteer service and who have made a substantial impact in their community. She and the others - from Akhiok, Eagle River, Anchorage...
Nominations Accepted for First Lady's Volunteer Awards

First Lady Sandy Parnell is encouraging Alaskans to nominate fellow citizens who have performed extraordinary volunteer service for the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards. The program, started by First Lady Bella Hammond, recognizes...
My Turn: A time to recognize good work

...I invite you to participate by nominating someone in Juneau who demonstrates a personal commitment to long-term volunteer service, and who has had a significant impact on the lives of Alaskans.Last year's recipients included a volunteer firefighter...
Juneau athletes compete at Buckwheat

...Buckwheat award went to four-month-old Isabella Plant of Whitehorse and the Des Duncan Award, for outstanding volunteer service and sportsmanship, went to Skagway's Katherine Nelson.Awards were given to the first, second and third place...
Seasonal trail update, Part II

...permitting.WINDFALL LAKE TRAIL: A group dedicated providing summer camp opportunities for youth will be doing a volunteer service project on the Windfall Lake Trail this summer.Overland, based in Williamstown, Mass., will begin work with their...
Longtime Johnson Youth Center volunteer receives award

...awarded to those who engage in volunteer activities within Alaska, show remarkable personal commitment to long-term volunteer service, or have made a substantial impact on their community or the state."In the news release, Sandy Parnell was quoted...
Dissension and fiscal woes beset the Girl Scouts

...including the 59 million alumnae, and she plans new efforts to reach out to them for advice, financial support and volunteer service."I'm excited - we're actually going to activate our base," she said. "This iconic organization, which...


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