7th annual Heart of Hospice Run

Hospice and Home Care of Juneau would like to thank the community of Juneau for making the Heart of Hospice Run such a great success on April 14. We had wonderful support from the business community and more than 60 individuals who participated in this year’s run. Funds from sponsors as well as participants will help us continue providing and strengthening the comprehensive services we offer.

A heartfelt thank you to all our sponsors for their financial contributions: Bartlett Regional Hospital, Valley Medical Care, Alaska Marine Lines, Jenson Yorba Lott, Space Unlimited, Gruening and Spitzfaden, MRV Architects, Baxter Bruce and Sullivan, North Pacific Erectors, Chez Santé, Valley Paint, Virginia Mason Team Medicine, Ron’s Apothecary Shoppe, PND Engineers, Alaska Health Options, Southeast Medical Clinic, Bullwinkle’s Pizza Parlor, Chatham Electric, Western Auto Marine, Rosemary Hagevig, Schmitz & Buck LLC, CPAs, Perseverance Glass, Mike’s Airport Express, McDowell Group, Elgee Rehfeld Mertz, Southeast Alaska Animal Medical Center, Benjamin R. Gilbert DDS PC, Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Nancy Davis and Dean Rasmussen, Exit Realty of Juneau, Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Wellspring, and Mike Lindsey of Mike’s Custom Printing for his excellent service and work on the t-shirts. Thank you also to the Breeze-In, Wal-Mart, Safeway, Alaskan & Proud, Costco and Heritage Coffee for their contributions of refreshments for the participants, and Cycle Alaska for contributing a Bike Tune up for a special drawing prize.

A special thank you to Lori and Tony Yorba for being dedicated volunteer race directors. In addition, we couldn’t have conducted this event successfully without the assistance from other volunteers: Keri Smith, Sheila Cory and Steve Turner, Jan Moyer and Rory Darling, John and Dolly Kremers, Marg Hedges, and Beth Belflower. Finally, many thanks to all the run and walk participants, who truly make this event a successful annual reality. Your participation helps support Hospice and Home Care of Juneau in many ways.

Colleen Jones, Volunteer Coordinator

Hospice and Home Care of Juneau


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