Neighbors mailbox for the week of Aug. 7

Thank you for tournament support

The Gastineau Channel Little League board of directors, and the Juneau majors all star players and their families, extend their most sincere thanks to the many people and organizations that assisted with the two recent baseball tournaments.

We gratefully acknowledge the City and Borough of Juneau, Geoff Whistler, North Pacific Erectors, Robbie and Van Williamson, Bob Cox, Lisa Baker, and Sara Chambers for their support during the tournaments. We also extend our appreciation to the umpires that supervised games in both hot sun and heavy rain — Tom Karpstein, Nick Borchert, Tom Mayer, David Means, Jody Vick, and John Yots. We thank you all most sincerely. You helped the Little League welcome seven visiting teams and host two weeks of successful tournament play.

Gastineau Channel Little League Board of Directors

Sponsors make disc golf tourney possible

The Juneau Disc Golf Association would like to thank the players that participated in the seventh annual Puttin’ 4 Paws Charity Disc Golf Tournament.

The tournament was held July 30 and the JDGA raised $935 for the Gastineau Humane Socitey. A special thank you to our sponsors; Wings of Alaska, Wings Airways, DeHart’s Marina, Rie Muñoz Gallery, Allen Marine, Zen, Hangar on the Wharf, JRC-The Alaska Club, Les Schwab Tire Center, Tracy’s Crab Shack, Taku Lanes, Rejuvenation Salon & Spa, Doggie Do’s, Alaska Brewing Company, Vito & Nick’s Pizzaria, Play it Again Sports, The Island Pub, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Jerry’s Meat & Seafood, Heritage Coffee, Southeast Alaska Animal Medical Clinic, Nugget Alaska Outfitter, Foggy Mountain Shop, Rodfather’s Broiler, Subway Sandwich Shop, Alaska Fudge Company, Wee Fishee, Gross-Alaska Theatres, El Sombrero, Specs in the City, Rock Dump, Cycle Alaska, Pavitt Health & Fitness, Gourmet Alaska, Western Auto Marine, Gold Town Nickelodeon, Alliance Chiropractic, Perseverance Theatre, Juneau Symphony, Alaska Zipline Adventures, Alaska Canopy Adventures, Dimond Park Aquatic Center, Mendenhall Golf Course, Blockbuster Video, Temsco Helicopter, Coastal Helicopter, Red Dog Saloon, Dragon Inn, La Salsa and the Mount Roberts Tramway.

Thanks again to our sponsors, without them the tournament would not be possible.

J.D. Brown II


Sun, 01/22/2017 - 07:48

Thanks for attending fundraiser at the Goldtown

On behalf of Congregation Sukkat Shalom, I would like to thank all those who attended the Fiddler on the Roof singalong at the Goldtown Nickelodeon on Dec. 25. We raised close to $700 which we donated to the American Civil Liberties Union, whose mission is to protect the personal liberties we all cherish and defend freedom every day all across America in every state.

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Sun, 01/22/2017 - 07:48

Recognition: Vandor makes Northern Arizona University Dean’s List

Kathryn Vandor, daughter of Karl and Gale Vandor, received notice from Paul Jagodzinski, Dean of the Northern Arizona University (NAU) College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences, that she has been placed on the Dean’s List.

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Sun, 01/22/2017 - 07:47

Thanks to Juneau laywer Ben Brown for his exceptional volunteerism

I write to thank Juneau lawyer Ben Brown for his service to the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. In recognition, we have named Ben our ANDVSA volunteer attorney of the month.

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Sun, 01/22/2017 - 07:47

Lutheran Church seeks handbell choir members

Tired of pumping iron? How about pumping bronze?

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