Neighbors Briefs

Posted: Friday, January 24, 2003

Bank donates to Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka

First National Bank of Alaska donated $10,000 to the Annual Fund for Sheldon Jackson College. The gift is in addition to the bank's 2001 pledge of $105,000 to be paid over a three-year period.

Sheldon Jackson College's Annual Fund helps offset the operational costs for the school, which are not completely covered by tuition costs.

Fishermen's memorial accepting applications

The Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial in Juneau is now accepting applications for engraving names of commercial fishermen and women on the Memorial. The Memorial must receive applications and full payment by April 1, 2003. The names will be engraved on the Memorial just before this year's Blessing of the Fleet and Dedication of Names, which will be May 3, 2003, at 10 a.m. For more information or an application, call Bruce Weyhrauch at (907) 463-5566, or Linnea Osborne at (907) 586-6152.

Sealaska Institute taking applications

Sealaska Heritage Institute is now accepting scholarship applications for university or voc-tech students. Applications are available to Sealaska shareholders and descendants at or by calling 463-4844. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2003.

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