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Neighbors Digest

Posted: Friday, May 04, 2007

Co-op preschool applications due today

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JUNEAU - The Juneau Co-op Preschool is accepting applications for the 2007-2008 school year for children ages 3 to 6.

For almost 40 years, the Juneau Co-op Preschool has been helping children develop skills and confidence, expand their horizons and prepare for kindergarten. The strength of the preschool comes from the quality of the teachers and the direct involvement of parents in the classroom.

Classes meet two or three mornings per week, September through May. Call 586-2656 to arrange to observe a class or request an application. Application deadline is today.

Juneau celebrates Preservation Month

JUNEAU - The Juneau-Douglas City Museum and the Historic Resources Advisory Committee will celebrate National Preservation Month this month.

Due to its popularity, the national trust has extended the celebration through May and declared it Preservation Month to provide an even longer opportunity to celebrate the heritage of cities and states and to enable more Americans to become involved in the growing preservation movement.

For a list of May events in celebration of Preservation Month, contact the Juneau-Douglas City Museum at 586-3572.

Yacht Club sponsors boating safety fair

JUNEAU - The Juneau Yacht Club will hold its second annual Boating Safety Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Juneau Yacht Club.

Vendors and local organizations will be on site to discuss the latest in safety techniques and equipment. Watch a marine safety film, try your hand at virtual sailing or tour a boat with the latest navigational and safety equipment.

Participating organizations include Capital City Fire/Rescue, Southeast Extinguisher Services, US Coast Guard, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Alaska Marine Safety Education Association, Nugget Alaskan Outfitters, Western Auto and Marine, Juneau Yacht Club, Juneau Youth Sailing, Juneau Rowing Club and Alaska Boat and Kayak.

For more information, call Jim Mahan at 723-9003 or Gerald Gotchal at 723-8257.

American motorcycles featured at show

JUNEAU - The All American Custom and Classic Motorcycle Show, sponsored by the Southeast Alaska Panhandlers Motorcycle Club in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association of Alaska, will be noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Nugget Mall.

The show will include American-made motorcycles in a contest for antique, classic, modern and custom categories, with trophies to be awarded in each class. The public will vote on a People's Choice Award. There will also be a $20,000 cash raffle drawing.

Entry forms for the show will be available from 10 a.m. to noon the day of the event.

Pioneers hold King, Queen Regent Tea

JUNEAU - Pioneers of Alaska Men's and Women's Igloo 6 will hold annual King and Queen Regent Tea and Crowning ceremony at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Juneau Pioneer Home, 4675 Glacier Highway.

The Pioneers of Alaska will honor Frank Morris and his daughter Virginia Calloway as the 2007-2008 King and Queen Regents. This is the Pioneers' first father-daughter pair to serve as the King and Queen Regents representing the Juneau organization.

All friends and family are invited. For more information, call Peggy at 789-9407.



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