Thank you

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2003

... for the help

The Pelican Boardwalk Boogie Board recently held its first fundraiser for the Pelican Boardwalk Boogie, a four-day music and arts event held annually in Pelican. This event was a great success thanks to the following businesses and individuals.

Thanks to the following for donating items to our silent auction: Rie Munoz Gallery, Kim Andrews, Heather Haugland and Antonio Diaz, Perseverance Theatre, Annie Mcllvain, Alaska Seaplane Service, Cuts Online Salon and Day Spa, Gourmet Alaska, Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Silverbow Bakery, Rock Paper Scissors, Linda Pardun, Riley Woodford, Blue Riley, Treadwell Arena, Mare Kat, Jenna O'Fontella, Linda Frame, Vivian Montoya, KJAZ 94.1 Radio, Roots in Massachusetts, Poseidon Boardsports, Rainbow Foods, Vivian Montoya, Eric Holle, Lisianski Inlet Café, and Nadine Lefebvre, and Jane Roodenburg, Pelican Volunteer EMT Squad, and Brock Tabor; Alaska Boat and Kayak.

Thanks to Jim and Patty Phillips who donated halibut from their boat, the Pacific Dawn, and the Alaskan Brewing Company and SuperBear for donating items for our halibut dinner.

Thanks to the following performers who entertained during the evening: Panhandle Crabgrass Revival Band, the Jay Caputo and Friends Band, and the Filthy Song Revue performers.

Thanks to Glenn Merrill and Colette Costa who donated Alaska Airlines miles and allowed us to reach our goal of bringing out-of-town musicians to the Boogie.

Thanks to the following volunteers who helped out during the fundraiser:

Rainee Godwin, Brock Tabor, Amy Randolph, Heather Haugland, Antonio Diaz, Lindy Dickson, and Ben Patterson.

Thanks also to all those who participated in the Twisted Talent Show, and everyone else who came to this year's fundraiser and got a taste of the boogie in Juneau.

Jenni Lefing

Pelican Boardwalk Boogie Board Member

... for matching grant

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska would like to thank the Leighty Foundation for their $250 matching grant for the BBBS School Mentoring Program. Thanks to this grant, we were able to raise an additional $405 to bring Big Brothers and Big Sisters into Juneau's schools. This school year, Big Brothers Big Sisters matched a record 85 volunteers with Juneau School District students, who enjoy reading, having lunch, and playing games together. We couldn't have had such success without community support, like that shown by the Leighty Foundation.

Matthew Turner, president

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska

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