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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...
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...
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...
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...
Let's get digital: Making Alaska's archives accessible

...FamilySearch is a nonprofit, widely backed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, both monetarily and through volunteer service, and is historically known as the Genealogical Society of Utah, founded in 1894. The organization has pioneered...
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...
Empty Chair Committee member Marie Darlin honored for service

Marie Darlin of the Empty Chair Committee was honored by the City and Borough of Juneau on June 26 for her volunteer service. In fact, she was honored during a meeting she had helped organize to discuss senior housing for the Capital City...
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...
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...


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