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Nominations open for YWCA achievement awards

The YWCA is now accepting nominations for Alaska's 2015 Women of Achievement awards.For 26 years, YWCA Alaska has honored women of achievement. The Women of Achievement Ceremony pays tribute to women who give of their time and energy to make...
Alaska's median income drops below 1989 levels

...face a lot of different obstacles," said Tamiah Liebersbach, Program Coordinator for Women's Economic Empowerment with the YWCA Alaska. "We have really male-dominated careers in terms of the ones that pay more. When you look at the oil industry, mining...
Juneau's Schroeder to receive Women of Achievement award

YWCA Alaska and BP recently announced the Women of Achievement award academy of 288 women who have shaped and continue to shape Alaska," said YWCA Alaska CEO, Hilary Morgan.Schroeder works as a counselor and psychologist...
Schroeder honored with 2 awards

...precipitation. Last week she was honored with a YWCA Alaska Women of Achievement Award for 2013...a family, it's not a surprise that the YWCA Alaska and AWARE would select Schroeder, the first YWCA honoree outside of Anchorage, to receive...
State's entrepreneurs challenge stereotypes of women on the job

...of these services are free." Through a partnership with the YWCA of Anchorage, Dickey's administration offers counseling free...skills, he said. Carlos Bosques, entrepreneur instructor at the YWCA, teaches a 10-week course to women in starting a business...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame announces its new inductees

...Wood. The Alaska Women's Hall of Fame is sponsored by Alaska Women's Network, Zonta Club of Anchorage, the Anchorage YWCA, the Alaska Women's Political Caucus, the Anchorage Women's Commission and the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Regional News
Community briefly

...breast cancer awareness and prevention will be opened to public Monday by the Breast Cancer Focus Inc., in cooperation with the YWCA of Anchorage and Providence Imaging Center. BCFI is trying to promote awareness of the ailment during October, which is National...
Neighbors Digest

...cooperation with the Small Business Administration, Anchorage National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), YWCA Anchorage Women's Finances, Ravenwood Real Estate, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the office of Sen...
Alaska Digest

...exhibit using their own mounts in a building now occupied by the military police, according to Will King with the Armed Services YWCA. Soon private citizens and other soldiers added to it. By 1964, it was moved to its current site. Letters have been sent...
Muriel Anastasia Metcalf

...Cemetery in Portland, Ore. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to Furry Friends, P.O. Box 711, Brush Prairie, WA 98606; or SafeChoice battered women's shelter, YWCA, 3609 Main St., Vancouver, WA 98663.


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