Mailbox for the week of April 17, 2011

Thanks for help with ‘Sham Jam’


The Canvas Art Studio & Gallery at REACH offers a heartfelt thanks to Sen. Johnny Ellis and the Young Democrats for donating all of the proceeds of their recent fundraising event “Sham Jam: Mad Men” to our non-profit community art program. The dance was a great success and fabulous evening, raising $3,372 for Canvas programming support. Special thanks to Jeff Rogers, Sam Gottstein and Ted Madsen for organizing an elegant night of dancing and community support.

MK MacNaughton

Program Developer

The Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery

Native food sale a success thanks to volunteers

We would like to take this space to thank everyone that donated to the Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 2 for our Native food sale held March 25 at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. Thanks to the Sisters for all of their help, Taku Smokeries for their big donation of halibut, black cod, red snapper and all the salmon, Vergil for the use of his truck, Gastineau Human Services for help with cooking and cleaning up, Darrel Austin, Llody Jackson, Mike Howard, the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority for the use of the Auke Tribe building and the Central Council Tlingit Haida Tribes of Alaska for the use of their kitchen. Also thanks to Milton Hilbery, Patterson Edenshaw, Charles Fawcett, Rick Johnson and Gilbert Dick for helping cut up all the fish the day before and Elijah Harris for help with cooking. Also, thanks to Justin McDonald, Kathy Milton all of the ANS for their donation and big thanks to Delina Quick. Gunal’chéesh!

Janet K. Dick, president of ANS Camp No. 2

and Delina Quick, chairwoman of the Native food sale

Gratitude for all who contributed to Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

We would like to thank everyone that helped plan and make Elizabeth Peratrovich Day a very successful day. Thanks for all the donations we received from Alaska Sisterhood Camp No. 70, the League of Women Voters, Home Depot, Walmart, Super Bear, Carrs-Safeway, the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council for use of the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, Roy Peter, Subway, Gastineau Human Services, John Smith’s students for their performance, Pastor Phil Campbell of Northern Light United Church and the committee members for their planning and hard work. Gunal’chéesh, everyone.

Janet K. Dick, president of ANS Camp No. 2

and Micalyne Kunz McGhee, chairwoman of the Elizabeth Peratrovich Day event


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