Community briefs

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 1999

Quilt '99 awards the top quilts

Top finishers in the Quilt '99 exhibition were the following:

Quilt '99 People's Choice - ``Persian Stars'' by Gen Nestler; Traditional - 1. ``Persian Stars'' by Gen Nestler, 2. ``Bear Paw in the Winter Sky'' by Judi Hayden; Contemporary - 1. ``Dancing Stars'' by Kyoko Streuber, 2. (tie) ``Autumn'' by Elaine Braun and ``Iris Watercolor'' by Betty Cox; Holiday - 1. ``Poinsettia Quilt'' by Mary Ann Vaughan, 2. (tie) ``Poinsettia Wallhanging'' by Krisi Hicks and ``Flowers of Christmas'' by Raydene Garrison; Miniature - 1. ``Smell the Flowers'' by Bonnie Goodrich, 2. ``Summer Daisies'' by Stephanie Hall.

Award-winning video to be presented

``Doing Time, Doing Vipassana,'' the winner of the Golden Spire award at the 1998 San Francisco International Film Festival and winner of a 1998 NCCD PASS award of the American National Council on Crime and Delinquency, will be shown at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 25, at the Mindfulness Center, upstairs in the Emporium Mall.

This documentary takes viewers into India's largest prison and shows the dramatic change brought about by the introduction of Vipassana meditation.

Call Linda Buckley at 789-0140 for more information.

ANJC offers seminar on justice field

The Alaska Native Justice Center is offering a Justice Careers seminar for Alaska Native students interested in a career in the justice field. The seminar will be held May 16-28, at University of Alaska Anchorage.

Applications are due by April 2. For an application or more information, contact Geri Simon at (907) 265-5963.

Juneau Senior Center to hold spaghetti feed

Juneauites are invited to a spaghetti dinner fund-raiser on March 27 at the Juneau Senior Center. Proceeds from the dinner will support Juneau's senior nutrition program, including the Meals On Wheels service and the noontime meals served at the Douglas, Juneau and Valley Senior Centers.

Tickets are available at the centers or by calling 463-6154.

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