ACS sponsors jazz concert
Juneau Jazz & Classics has received a grant of $13,000 from Alaska Communications Systems. ACS is sponsoring a Juneau concert featuring the jazz group Manhatten Transfer scheduled for Oct. 28. Ticket prices and availability are scheduled to be announced this spring.
Helping Hands gets $3,000
The Juneau-Douglas Fraternal Order of Eagles has provided a check for $3,000 to Helping Hands.
Local birth center gets $5,000
The Juneau Family Birth Center has received a $5,000 grant from The Fred Meyer Foundation to help fund the center's Young Families Program.
The program offers services for pregnant and parenting teens such as labor support, parenting classes and mentoring. The grant will offer partial funding for services.