Neighbors Digest

Posted: Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Pelican salmon derby

The Pelican Visitors Association (PVA) is requesting public support in its first ever King Salmon Derby to be held May 28-June 6. The PVA is guaranteeing a cash prize of at least $2,500, and its members are donating merchandise for the prize list.

The purpose of the PVA derby is to help generate some activity in the Pelican economy. The derby will help sell services at their local store, fuel dock, restaurant, rooms for rent, meals and drinks at the bar and grills, charter boat services, etc.

PVA is now asking for help from those businesses outside of its community that might benefit from the derby and from their local sport fishing and outdoor tourism industry. You can help by either donating cash for the top prizes, a gift certificate or merchandise.

For more information, contact PVA President Norm Carson at (907) 735-2460 or

Realtors give $1,600

The Southeast Board of Realtors donated $1,600 to four Juneau charities at its March luncheon.

The organization raised the money at its annual dinner and auction. It donated $400 to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska, the SAFE Child Advocacy Center, Hospice and Home Care of Juneau and the Boys and Girls Club of Juneau.

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