Gastineau Humane Society Pets of the Week

Ozzy

I’m a lovable lion with my bright orange hair and my power purr. I enjoy spending my days snuggled up to your neck and face but beware I’ve been known to nibble on noses and ears when I’m really happy! At a respectable 9 years young I still have the energy of a younger kitty and would appreciate a family who will spend time loving and playing with me as well as engaging in the occasional conversation.

Sam

Sam is a beautiful blue-eyed lady who loves attention of any kind. She is a gentle gal with lots of patience for young children. This stunningly marked girl has velvety soft fur and would love to have a home that will play with her but also take the time to hold and pet her. Sam would prefer a home without other cats.

Firn

I’m a real charmer with my dazzling green eyes and brilliant white fur. I may be 8 years old but I still love to sneak into the cat nip and play like a young kitten. I’m looking for a family who’ll keep me indoors where I’m safe. I’ve lived with other cats, dogs, children and rabbits and I loved them all. Are you the fun loving home I’ve been looking for?

Tucker

Tucker is a laid back gentleman who is looking for a loving home to spend his golden years in. He is a very friendly and outgoing guy who is great with meeting new people and animals. This super smart boy is very food motivated and quick to learn things with the right bribe on hand. He still has plenty of energy and loves to go for walks. Like most Beagles he likes to follow his nose so he’ll need a home that understands his desire to take in the smells of the world.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:39

Communications scholarship open

Alaska Professional Communicators are offering two $1,000 scholarships for students planning a career in communications and majoring in any phase of public communications, including public relations, advertising, radio-television, video and print.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:39

Thank you from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Thanks to the City and Borough of Juneau tax revenue and the CBJ Activities Grant, five big and little matches in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program enjoyed an afternoon of free skating at the Treadwell Ice Arena!

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:38

Thank you from the American Red Cross of Alaska

On Feb. 17, 2017 we celebrated our 100-year anniversary as the American Red Cross of Alaska. It was very important to us to kick-off the year in Juneau as the original Red Cross of Alaska Charter was in Juneau. We are so happy we did! We have so many people to thank for making the evening not only fun, but heart-warming as well. We first have to thank the volunteers that worked so hard. Thank you to Buddy Custard, board member extraordinaire, for all of your guidance, humor, and hard work. Thank you Teresa Maria Abella for asking Senator Egan to be our Honorary Chair, for plastering the town with posters, for your fundraising efforts, your excitement, your photography, and just in general for being such a blessing to the Red Cross team. Senator Egan and Jesse Keihl, what can we say? You were amazing and helpful and patient. I will miss our meetings and the laughter that always ensued. We would be very remiss if we did not thank Governor Walker for giving us your time and for sharing your Red Cross story. Your commitment and support are deeply appreciated and we were touched beyond measure by your decision to attend and speak at our celebration. Lt. Governor Mallott and Mrs. Mallott, thank you for attending and supporting our mission. You bring such a sense of calm and grace wherever you go, we are humbled that you shared that with us. Last, but most definitely not least, we must thank all of our volunteers. The American Red Cross is a volunteer-run organization with only 14 staff for the entire state of Alaska. We could not help the hundreds of Alaskans that we do without volunteers. Our volunteers are the ones that get up at 2 a.m. when we receive a call about a house fire. They leave their homes and families to help others if there is a large disaster either in Alaska or in some other part of the country. I have said it many times, and will continue to say it: Red Cross volunteers are the best in the world. They are selfless, kind, generous people who only want to help. For this celebration there are a few in particular we need to thank: Karen Petersen, Peter Chaille, June Johnson, Joyce Levine, Michelle Brown, Carolyn and Dan Garcia, Chip Wagoner, Rebecca Trude, Rick Janelle, Patricia and Kyle Lamson, Bob Bassett, and T Iputi! Thank you Juneau and Southeast Alaska for supporting the American Red Cross of Alaska’s first 100 years; we look forward to the next 100!

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 08:38

Planetarium presents ‘Aurora’

The Marie Drake Planetarium will present “Aurora” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, followed by “The Sky Tonight” on the Spitz projector. The event is free and for all ages.

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