Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Ron King

Volunteer of the Year Award Nominee

Posted: Friday, January 19, 2007

Volunteer Organization: Hospice and Home Care of Juneau.

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Years of Service: 2.

How he helps: Ron lends his professional expertise as a Certified Massage Therapist to provide the valuable service of massage therapy to HHCJ clients. He co-facilitates a grief and loss support group at Yaakoosgé Daakahidi Alternate High School and assisted with implementing grief and loss support programs at two local youth facilities. He also started and facilitates HHCJ's Suicide Loss Support Group.

Debbie McBride, HHCJ Assistant Volunteer Coordinator says: "Ron's history of volunteer services exemplifies his dedication to serving the community in a variety of ways... His behind the scenes style, performed quietly, certainly does not go unnoticed."

• Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a weekly feature on the Neighbors page and is in collaboration with the United Way of Southeast Alaska. More volunteer opportunities can be found online at the Volunteer Center of Southeast Alaska,

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