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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...they can't get the structure, let alone the land upon which to build one. The local group, which is completely volunteer-run, is currently sending birds they can't care for to Sitka, at the Alaska Raptor Center. But is that a long-term...
Juneau Youth Sailing courses begin June 11

...the thrill of sailing by participating in courses offered by the Juneau Youth Sailing Club. In a release from the volunteer-run, Juneau non-profit, the organization stated that "sailing teaches confidence, leadership, and boating skills...
Friends of our forests

...holds a business meeting on one of the local trails to collect dues and discuss needs or requests of the exclusively volunteer-run program.Kristi West, manager of Zach Gordon Youth Center who oversees the program, said it all began as a women's...
Neighbors Digest

The Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair, a community, volunteer-run organization held March 16 and 17, is seeking volunteers to help with the less scientific jobs of organizing the science fair...
Folk fest kicks off Monday

...local musicians and out of town guests. For a list of concerts, see Page C2.The folk festival is a grassroots, volunteer run festival, and they are still looking for a few volunteers to help make everything run smoothly next week. Positions...
Graceful like a Swan

...actually. We just found anything we could. The girls salvaged the materials from the Community Chest (a Gustavus volunteer-run thrift store), the landfill, JoAnn's Fabrics in Juneau and Morrow's collection of odds and ends. "We didn't...
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Tenakee Springs still searching for revenue source

...harbormaster is paid based on percentage of transient moorage collections. The city clerk's hours have been cut. Volunteers run the library since the librarian was laid off. The town held a series of community meetings to brainstorm ideas for...
Child abuse awareness activities planned

...available at cafes, restaurants, service stations and retail shops. The campaign is the only fund-raising event the volunteer-run Rid Alaska of Child Abuse holds during the year. "If people want to make a donations, I say give what your heart...
Aid: From Alaska to Africa

...drawer filing cabinet for the stuff."Unlike a number of not-for-profit organizations out there, WCHA is entirely volunteer run. Every cent is added to the principle toward scholarships, travel for the committee members, or helping with books...
Giving back to the birds

...Pat Bock, it's about the emotional connection they have with the birds they care for. The local nonprofit is a volunteer-run center that has served the Southeast region since 1987. The group has rescued a gyrfalcon, two red-tailed hawks...


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