Thanks for contributing to Haiti Hour fundraiser

Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010

As co-coordinators of the April 9 Haiti Hour fundraiser to benefit the relief efforts of the American Red Cross, Catholic Relief Services, the Salvation Army and the United Way, we would like to thank the following businesses, organizations and individuals who helped make the fundraiser a great success.

Thanks to Alaska Litho for designing and printing the poster and to Kimberly Andree of the Juneau Empire for writing a news story about the event and to KTOO radio especially Jeff Brown for announcing the event.

Thanks to Alaskan and Proud, Breeze In, Carrs Quality Center/Safeway Food and Drugs, Costco, Jerry's Meats, Heritage Coffee and Rainbow Foods, for donating food and drink for the dinner. Thanks to Laraine Derr and Gretchen Pence of Chez Alaska Cooking who donated their time and talent to prepare a great Haitian dinner. Thanks to Jim Noel who provided excellent jazz piano music during the dinner hour. Thanks to the Cathedral of the Nativity for the use of St. Ann's Hall, and to the Knights of Columbus Council 1760 who sponsored the event and washed dishes.

Thanks to Gen Nestler who sewed the decorations. Thanks to the many businesses and individuals who donated services or items for auction including the following businesses: Baranoff Hotel, Ben Franklin, Blue Heron Gifts, Canvas, Chiska Derr, Foggy Mountain Shop, Franklin Street Barbers, Good Hardward, Hangar on the Wharf, Hearthside Books, House of Russia, Juneau Artists Gallery, Juneau Bowling Center, Juneau Drug Co., Landscape Alaska, Little Mermaid Beauty Salon, Miss Scarlett's, Nugget Alaskan Outfitters, Orca Enterprises, Parts Plus, Pavitt Health and Fitness, Perseverence Theatre, Pie in the Sky, Ruby's Hill, TEMSCO Helicopters, United Way Se, Valley Auto Parts, and What A Foot.

Thanks to our auctioneer Romer Derr and to our dessert auction coordinator Linda Lowe. Thanks to the many people who attended and bought the auction items. Thanks to our volunteer workers. Without you we could not have done the event.

Individual auction item donors and volunteers not mentioned above: Trish Beckworth, Karenza Bott, Dan Branch, Jean Carter, Samantha Chaffin, Julie Coffin, Chiska Derr, Brad Fluetch, Suzanne and Tom Gemmell, Estella Holst, Dave Hurlbut, Ruth Johnson, Alex Kaer, Rita and Ron Klaudt, Dolly and John Kremers, Margaret Lavendar, Ruth Legg, Tom Locher, John, Linda and Sharon Lowe, Lesley Lyman, Kristin Mabry, Blair and Jim Marcotte, Ann Maire, Matt McGuan, Barbara Pavitt, Bill Pence, Catherine and Michael Price, Diane Scoboria, Kati Selby, Tisket Seslar, Jennifer Sewell, Tracy Sisterman, Mary Stone, Lori VanSteenwick, Father Thomas Weise, Brenda Wright and Tisha Yates.

Cindy Hartmann Moore and Kathee Hays


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