Thank you

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2003

... for your support in our time of bereavement

We lost our father, Peter John Sr., on Aug. 17, 2003. We would like to thank the following for providing assistance and support to us during this painful time: Ed and Cathy Thomas and Bill Martin of Central Council of Tlingit & Haida; Tribal Family & Youth Services Department; Tlingit & Haida Community Council; Wildflower Court; Cornerstone Home Health; SEARHC; and especially to our friends and family who were there for us. We hold onto the solace that Dad is no longer in pain and is in a better place. Thank you so very much.

Karlene John, Kathy John and Merle Johnson, Virginia John and Mitch Daniels, Peter John Jr., Melody Vonda, Derrick Harris, Davis Harris and Derrick Chase.

... from NAMI

During this past Mental Illness Awareness Week many individuals, community organizations, churches and agencies worked together to end stigmatizing beliefs surrounding mental illness by raising public awareness. I would like to especially thank Connie Munro of the Unitarians, Mike Christianson of JAMHI, Pat Dobbins of NAMI Juneau, Chris Garrison of Creative Source, the many members of Polaris House, Sharron Lobaugh and all of the participants in the community-wide candlelight vigils. Remember all those who still suffer with mental illness and have hope for their recovery.

Susan Phipps


...for support in Iraq

My husband Lui currently serves in the U.S. Army and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom with a deployment in Iraq for 10 months. I am grateful for the outpouring of well-wishes, love and support we received during this difficult time. It was a very comforting feeling to feel the love and support from the community of Juneau.

We would like to offer a heartfelt thank you for the help and support we received during Lui's deployment in Iraq, along with his homecoming. The love we felt was overwhelming and very much welcomed.

To the following groups and businesses we would like to offer and extra-special thank you. What was given to us by these people was not only an abundance of gifts, but also sincerity and kindness, which made us realize how much our friends in Juneau appreciate Lui and the U.S. military. Thanks so much to all of our friends and family, Hickok's Trading Co., DK Mining, St. Paul's Churh (for their prayers), TBG Office Solutions, Alaskan Dames and Gents Consignment Shop, Fireweed Bed and Breakfast, the Garcia Family, Integrity Automotive, the Baranof Hotel, the Goldbelt Hotel, WIngs of Alaska, El Sombrero's, AJ Mine/Gastineau Mill Ent., T.K. Maguire's, the Hangar on the Wharf, the VFW, Lynn Bartlett and crew, and the Juneau Empire.

Thank you all!

Lui, Michelle and Devan (Ibias) Fenumiai

... from the museum

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous contributions toward the Seventeenth Annual Volunteer Event: Rie Munoz Gallery, T.K. McGuires, ERA Helicopter Tours, Tony Tengs at Chilkat Cones, Costco, the Alaskan Fudge Company, Connie Munro, and Elva Bontrager at the House of Wickersham.

And a special thank you to City Museum volunteers: Eunice Akagi, Catherine Alter, Sue Arnold, Bob Banghart, Don Barnes, Dan Beason, Miranda Belarde-Lewis, Mike Blackwell, Harriet Botelho, Carl Broderson, Anne Castle, Jean Clayton, Kathryn Cohen, Rachael Cohen, Judy Cole, Rich Cormack, Christine Crooks, Cathy Danielson, Marie Darlin, Constance Davis, Kelly Gagnon, Peggy Garrison, Gary Gillette, Jamila Glauber, Rashidi Glauber, Renee Guerin, June Hall, Joan Harju, Alma Harris, Betty Harris, Frankie Howard, Willette Janes, Linda Johnson, David Kent, Dick Kent, Marie Kent, Jan Kroum, Mary Lewis, Elijah Loudermilk, Cheryl Loudermilk, Susan Marvin, Jan McPheters, Thomas Mills, Lydia Mills, Connie Munro, Marie Olson, Jean Overstreet, Mary Ann Parke, Ann Porter, Elaine Powell, Jill Ramiel, Harriet Roberts, Bob Rose, Mary Sargent, Evelyn Schoeppe, Katherine Shaw, Michelle Storer, Sean Strauss, Chris Thomas, Nora Ann Toner, Cathy Valdez, Matt Voelckers, Robin Walz Ann Marie Widmaier.

The City Museum is a program of the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department.

... from Hospice

The Lynn Canal Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant & Retailers Association sponsored the Alaska Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant & Retailers Association (C.H.A.R.R.) annual convention in Juneau during the week of September 22.

C.H.A.R.R. held a charity auction at the Moose Lodge with the Juneau Hospice Foundation as beneficiary of the auction proceeds.

The auction raised $16,718 for local hospice and end-of-life care.

Hospice services meet a variety of needs, from honoring patient desires, advance directives and choice of services, to pain control tailored to patient wishes. In addition, hospice services offer emotional, spiritual and bereavement support for patients and families.

Juneau Hospice Foundation expresses its heartfelt thanks to the many C.H.A.R.R. members who both contributed auction items as well as purchased them at the fun and successful event.

Lana Tolls

Juneau Hospice Foundation

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