Neighbors Briefs

Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2002

Super Shot Saturday

Free immunizations are being offered for newborns to 18-year-olds on Super Shot Saturday. No appointments are necessary.

The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 9, at Valley Medical Center, 3220 Hospital Dr. Bartlett Regional Hospital, the Juneau Public Health Center and the Vaccinate Juneau's Kids Coalition are sponsoring the event.

Remember that immunizations for Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B are now required for all students. No one will be allowed to attend school who has not had these shots.

Bring shot records to the clinic.

For details, call Jan Beauchamp at 586-8413 or Tony Richards at 465-3353.

Bereavement support group scheduled

Hospice and Home Care of Juneau is offering a bereavement support group Healing After Loss, for those adults who have experienced a loss through death within the past two years. The group will meet eight Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., from February 20 to April 10, 2002.

Lauren Champagne, L.C.S.W. and Jamie McLean, L.P.C. will facilitate the group. The group is educational and supportive in format. Group enrollment is limited; participants must pre-register by Feb. 15, 2002. For more information or to pre-register, call Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 463-3113.

Shakespeare auditions for young actors

Brush up your Shakespeare, because the Young Shakespeare Training Company is offering professional acting training for four hours a week beginning Feb. 7. Lessons will culminate in a stage performance of scenes from the tragedy "Julius Caesar" on May 18.

Middle school and high school students are eligible to try out. Those interesting in details or in setting up an audition should contact instructor Anita Maynard-Losh at 364-2421, Ext. 23.

Adult coed volleyball officials needed

Juneau Parks and Recreation is looking for volleyball officials for the 2002 Coed season. League play begins Feb. 11. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at 586-5226.

Student fund-raiser kicks off in Alaska

The first annual Phillips Alaska, Inc., Student Challenge campaign begins this month for students across the state of Alaska. All proceeds raised conducting penny drives and other fund-raisers for Alaska children with life-threatening illnesses will have their funds matched by a grant from Phillips.

The Phillips' Student Challenge is open to all students in the state of Alaska. All money collected by students and matched by Phillips will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

To participate in the 2001-2002 Phillips' Student Challenge Coin Drive, please contact the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Anchorage at 907-258-9478 or 877-510-9474.

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