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GED graduation honors 174

One-hundred-seventy-four Southeast residents earned their GED in 2013, SERRC reported, and in doing so joined the organization's GED Hall of Fame.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-18/ged-graduation-honors-174
Local
Unsung Heroes of the Trails: Marc Scholten

Treadwell Ditch Trail may have a reputation for darkness, but Marc Scholten is the man letting in the light. On a recent day, as we walked the trail from its Gastineau Meadows access point to Paris Creek, the trail was dappled with sun.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/unsung-heroes-trails
Outdoors
Alaska's first lady honors volunteers

It's been a whirlwind for Juneau's Erin "Rinny" Heywood since she helped a mentally handicapped Safeway worker replace a stolen bike last year.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/alaskas-first-lady-honors-volunteers
State | Local
Paying it forward

...47-year-old full-time mom of two teenage boys said 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/paying-it-forward
Local
Nominations Accepted for First Lady's Volunteer Awards

...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 volunteers who have displayed extraordinary...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-02/nominations-accepted-first-ladys-vo
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Bears, and bring the title back to Juneau. Thumbs up to Juneau's Beatrice Franklin, who recently was named "Volunteer of the Year" by the Alaska Adult Education Association. Beatrice has spent the last four years teaching English as a second...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-21/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Holst's retirement unlikely to be quiet

...Humanities Council (in 2009), won the Mother of the Year award (in 1987), and was named Pacific Northwest Volunteer of the Year (in 1982), among other distinctions.Holst's involvement in the community began almost immediately upon her...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-06/holsts-retirement-unlikely-be-quiet
Neighbors
First lady awards 'Volunteers of the Year'

...were guests of honor at the Governor's Mansion Friday, where they were honored by Alaska's first lady as "Volunteers of the Year."Earline Smith and six others, including a volunteer firefighter and an Alaska State Trooper who provides clothing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-12/first-lady-awards-volunteers-year
State
Franklin honored as Volunteer of the Year

...English. Franklin was recently honored with a state-wide award from the Alaska Adult Education Association as Volunteer of the Year, presented to her by colleagues from The Learning Connection during one of her evening classes. "Beatrice's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-20/franklin-honored-volunteer-year
Neighbors
Soldier devotes his weekends to preventing DUIs

...has volunteered more than 720 hours to the program, a commitment that led the Army to name him Fort Wainwright Volunteer of the Year for 2012.Rodrigues is 42 years old and joined the Army much later than most of his colleagues. He's originally...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-11/soldier-devotes-his-weekends-preventing
State

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