Thank you

Posted: Friday, May 16, 2003

...for the help

Discovery Southeast is deeply grateful to the individuals and businesses contributing time, resources and services for our annual dinner and auction - a big success, thanks to you:

Acupressure Institute of Alaska, Alaska Fly 'n' Fish Charters, Alaska Discovery Wilderness Adventures, Alaska Natural History Association, Alaska Nature Tours, Jim and Jean Alter, Dianne Anderson/Juneau Artists' Gallery, Bob Armstrong, Mary Bardone and Bill Platte, Sue Baxter and David Sturdevant, Auke Bay Landing Craft Services, Bear Creek Outfitters, Leslie Bennett, Rob and Koren Bosworth, Judy Brakel and Greg Streveler, Rebecca Braun, Odin Brudie, Captain's Choice Motel, Jan Carlile, Richard Carstensen and Cathy Pohl, Jan Caulfield, Walt Chapman, Chilkat Cruises, City Center Chiropractic, Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Juneau, Stuart Cohen, Corrine Conlon, Cathy Connor, Costco Wholesale, Deborah Craig, Julie DeLong, DIPAC, Di Sopra and The Fiddlehead Restaurant and Bakery, Nancy Douglas, Driftwood Lodge, Endurance Outdoors, Faulkner Banfield, PC, Foggy Mountain Shop, Foreign Auto Repair, Fred Meyer, Gerard Garland and Marion Kinter, Gastineau Human Services, David Gelotte Photography, JoAnn George, Nicki Germain, Joe Giefer, Gustavus Inn, Dave Haas and Mary Ellen Arvold, Judy Hall, Hangar at the Wharf, Pat Harris, Hearthside Books, Fred Hiltner, Stephanie Hoag, Kathy Hocker and Cheryl Cook, Ray Imel, Kurt Iverson, Paula Johnson, Joyous Lake Acupressure/Shar Fox, JRC-The Alaska Club, Juneau Alaskan and Proud Supermarket, Mark Kelley, Eric Kueffner, Lady Jane Mulready, Marie Larsen and Larry Holland, Marcy and Geoff Larson, Dan Lesh, Mountain Market, Steve Merli and Jane Roodenberg, KJ and Peggy Metcalf, Raandi Miller, Scott Miller and Anne Boochever, Tracey Miller, Dick Monkman and Tina Kobayashi, Vivian Montoya, Martha Murray, National Association for the Education of Young Children/Southeast Alaska, Bonita Nelson, Wendy and John Osborn, Clare Pavia, Perseverance Theatre, Pet Nanny's Place, Michael Phelps Outdoor Photography, Susan Phillips, Beth Potter, Princess Tours, Rainbow Foods, Rainy Day Books, Maureen Riley, Andy and Kristen Romanoff, Deb Rudis, Sally and Frank Rue, Safeway, Carole Sarles, Joyce Sarles, Mary Pat Schilly and John Sisk, Bob and Elaine Schroeder, Terry Schwarz, Michelle Seidemann, Seventh Heaven, Jenifer Shapland, Barbara Sheinberg, Jeff and Susan Sloss, Darren Snyder, Southeast Extinguisher Service, Wm Spear Design, Jane Spicciani, Mike Stanley, Super Bear Supermarket, Taku Fisheries, Taku Graphics, The Shellfish Market, Thunder Mountain Sports Camps, Jon and Debbie Tillinghast, Tongass Maritime LLC, Fran Ulmer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Shayla Roddy Walker, Sandy Warner, Whale Watch Lodge and Charters, Alex Wertheimer, Karin Wigen, Peggy Wilcox, and Wings of Alaska.

Larry West

Executive Director

Discovery Southeast

...for the food

Boy Scout troops in Juneau spent May 10 conducting a canned food drive to benefit local shelters and food banks. These young men worked hard to provide for the less fortunate of Juneau, including patrons of The Glory Hole. We greatly appreciate the 500 pounds of canned goods we received as a result of this food drive. We distribute an average of 70 food boxes a month to hungry people in Juneau who need help making ends meet. The canned food drive coordinated by local Boy Scouts will help keep our food box program going.

Thank you,

Jetta Whittaker

Executive Director

The Glory Hole

...for the skating support

On behalf of myself, the students and staff at Gastineau Elementary School, we would like to send a big thank you to: the Tlingit-Haida Community Council for helping support our skating week at the Treadwell Arena, the city Parks and Recreation Department for being so flexible with scheduling when we skated at Treadwell Arena, the Juneau Racquet Club for once again helping support our Fit for Life program.

Without such organizations as these, we would not be able to offer as many activities to our students. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Ethel Smith

Physical education teacher

Gastineau Elementary School

...for the event

Our school held the 11th annual Harborview Fun Run on May 9 and there are many folks who deserve a public thank you. First, I want to thank the many staff members at Harborview School who volunteered to help this community event - Kathi Yanamura, Michele Schindler, Debbie Tillinghast, Marilee Guiher, Darlene Jacobsen, Barb Kreher, Judy Miles, Lisa Oliver, Cyndy Gulyas, Michael Wittig and others. The Harborview PTA, headed by Marna McGonegal's efforts, provided hot dogs, carrots and pretzels for lunch. All teachers helped the students on the event course and playground during lunch.

The following groups donated services, expertise or goods - Fred Meyer gave food, the Department of Transportation blocked off the highway for walkers/runners, the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department did race timing. The Juneau Trolley Car Co. moved kids back to school from the race grounds. JPD officers Brian Hatch and Kevin Fermin helped patrol the course with car and bikes. McDonald's donated juice containers and juice. The post office kindly distributed notices to residents along the route.

Sue Baxter and Luann McVey handed out fluids with many parents at the turn around. Meanwhile Jan Caulfield and M.K. McNaughton did the same at the quarter point.

The following folks provided emergency help during the event - Judy Miles, Tom Gill, Chris Waste and Steve Byers. Many parents also walked or ran with their children and others to encourage and support them.

Thanks to all for helping Harborview's fitness and spirit!

Dave Haas

PE Teacher

Harborview School

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