Thank you

Posted: Friday, July 26, 2002

...for all your help.

On Saturday, July 6, a number of Navy personnel joined staff from Juneau Parks and Recreation and Trail Mix to work on the Red Mill Trail. They worked on a 500-foot section of trail, digging, hauling and flattening the trail. Thank you to NC1(SW) Michael D. Malone, USN for setting up the work party before they arrived in Juneau.

Special thanks goes out to James F. Pfaff, Charles M. Slagle, Brian W. Snyder, Ian T. Cook, Alma M Chadwick , Brian D Bellaire, Kenyatta L McNeese, Robert J. Vandorfin and Michael Malone who spent their Saturday working on the Red Mill Trail.

Thank you for giving your time and energy to improve the quality of life for Juneau residents and visitors.

Kimberly Kiefer, director

Juneau Parks and Recreation

...for the donations.

On behalf of the Juneau Yun Shu Ka Dancers, I would like to thank Mr. Sam Kito and Bill Thomas (Kito and Associates); Mr. Jerry Mackie (Mackie and Associates), and Mr. Tom McGerr (Tlingit and Haida Steel Industries) for donating money to help members of our dance group travel to Lawrence, Kan., to perform for Haskell Indian College's graduation ceremony and Pow Wow May 9 to 12. The funds we received were used towards airline tickets, a van rental, and to help offset the expenses of the traveling members.

I also would like to thank the following people for their generosity in donating Alaska Airlines Upgrades which helped us get two more dancers to Kansas: Representative Peggy Wilson, Claire Donahue, Representative Albert Kookesh, Heather Nobrega, Ron Wolfe of Sealaska, Amy Coffman, Maxine Richert of Sealaska, Peter Huberth, Sam Kito, Jr., Christine Hess, Dale Whitney, Dale Anderson, Dorothy Wilcox, Honey Anderson, Walter Wilcox, and Donald Wilcox.

Our dance group was formed in 1986 and we work hard by practicing weekly. We've recovered from a wonderful "Celebration 2002" and are now concentrating our fund-raising efforts.

Once again, thank you very much for your support!

Nancy C. Barnes

Executive Committee Member

Yun Shu Ka Dancers

...for the support

On behalf of the Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club, I would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for their generous donations toward helping us provide another successful 4th of July Pancake Feed: Heritage Coffee for the many gallons of coffee, the Juneau Gold Rush Commission for the use of their big grill, the Glacier Valley Rotary Club for the use of their tables, the Northern Light United Church for the use of their chairs, and U.S. Coast Guard Morale PO Plaster Alen and Station Juneau Robert Edwardson for the hot and cold drink containers. We also want to thank the citizens of Juneau for their support in eating all those pancakes and sausage and drinking all that orange juice and many gallons of coffee before they enjoyed the parade. Your support helps our club provide a variety of community services back to Juneau and other places in the world.

Pam Brewer, President-Elect

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club

...for your kindness

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska would like to thank those who contributed to our exciting fund-raising event on July 14, a whale watch cruise by Allen Marine.

We would like to start by thanking Jim Collins and Allen Marine Tours for donating a portion of the cruise cost. The terrific boat and friendly, hard-working crew made the afternoon a memorable one for everyone aboard with spectacular wildlife sightings and a great tour. Thanks also to the Auke Bay harbor master, Capital Chevrolet, Coca Cola of Juneau, Don Abel Building Supplies, the Mendenhall Valley McDonald's, Northern Sales and Pat Yearty for their help with the event.

This year's whale watch was a great success. A big thanks to everyone who attended. Each of you helps us bring moments of magic into the lives more of Juneau's children.

Marc Wheeler, executive director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska

...for the flags

Perseverance Theatre wishes to thank Janet Coffin, Mary Jo Hobbs, and Sally McIntyre for quickly loaning American flags to replace ours which were stolen. Because of their generosity, we were able to re-decorate for the Fourth of July. Thank you!

Patricia Hull

...for the contributions.

The senior and disabled residents of Mountain View Public Housing wish to extend their appreciation to those who generously contributed to our 4th of July float.

Our float was honored with the first place prize for the "Most Beautiful" float in the Douglas parade.

This would not have been possible without the support of Sherrie Simmons, Corporate Communication Office, AHFC; John Holmquest, Evergreen Ford; and Paul Leopold, Don Able Equipment Rentals.

Thank you to all.

Andy Pope


Mountain View Resident Council

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