Pets of the week for June 16, 2013

Frost (Male Rat Terrier Mix Dog)

Frost is a very happy-go-lucky kind of guy. He is most content when he is with his humans. Frost cherishes play time and could play with tennis balls all day long. He is quite eager to please and always smiling as long as you are! Frost finds himself stuck in the middle of being a lap dog and a non-lap dog. He could go either way. He is also rather agile and light on his feet. We sense many beach jogs in his future.

Mrs. Pickles (Female Shar-Pei Mix Dog)

Mrs. Pickles loves everyone! All creatures great and small. She gets so excited when she hears about potentially meeting new people and creatures. This ball of love is very much a people dog and is looking for someone who wants to be equally attached. She is well versed in all her commands. She can show you how to sit, stay, shake, roll over, play dead, high five and more.

Rose (Female Rottweiler Mix Dog)

Rose is a classic beauty, she is quiet and polite in general and is looking for a family who is equally quiet and polite. She sits courteously for her meals and treats and loves to go for long walks with her humans.

Colonel Whiskers (Male Siamese Cat)

Atten-Hut! Two-year-old male cat seeks family with love and affection. My name is Colonel Whiskers, don’t let the powerful name fool you, I have a soft side too. I am a handsome fellow full of curiosity and cuddles. I am solid but with a bit of fluff and I always love to have my luxurious fur brushed. Show me some love and I’ll show you a forever friend. At ease!

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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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