Neighbors Briefs

Posted: Friday, November 09, 2001

Pioneers' Home honors veterans

On Veterans' Day Sunday Nov. 11, the Juneau Pioneers' Home is hosting an open house and ea from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to honor our veterans.

There will be a small ceremony presented by the local commanders of veteran's organizations. The Civil Air Patrol will present the Colors. The Juneau community is invited.

At the Juneau home there are six veterans , two Navy, one Army, one Territorial Guard, one National Guard, one Coast Guard. Laurie Whistler will play the bagpipes.

For more information, call Cindy Athearn at 780-6422 ex. 212.

Llanto named to Dean's List

Krystle Llanto, daughter of Michael and Tessie Llanto, was named to the Dean's List for the spring 2001 semester at San Diego State University in California.

Krystle's grades placed her in the highest 10 percent of all undergraduate students in the university's College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. She is a 2000 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School.

Bluescast to film infomercial

The 20th Century Bluescast will present "Who Wants To Survive The Lamest Link," a United Way Infomercial on Sunday Nov. 18 at the Nugget Mall Community Room across from Hearthside Books.

RSVP at 463-5530 by today. Information must include names and number of persons in your party.

Refreshments will be served in the mall beginning at 12:15 and again after the performance. No refreshments will be permitted inside the set.

Doors open at 12:45 p.m. Reservations will held until 1:00 p.m., at which time remaining seats will be released to the waiting list. No one can be admitted late to the set for any reason, due to videotaping in progress.

Because the videotaping equipment is extremely sound sensitive, please refrain from bringing very young children.

Diversity group to hold conference

The Diversity Committee of Juneau will be holding a Diversity Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at Centennial Hall. Dr. Janet Bennett of Portland, Ore. will give the keynote address on "Intercultural Competence: A Path to Peace." The following workshops will be held from 10 a.m.-noon, and again from 1-3 p.m.: Dr. Janet Bennett, "Communicating Across the Gender Gap"; Rector Rob Bruschi, "The Psychology of Hate"; and Pastor Paul Beran, "Building and Enjoying Cultural Relationships."

Everybody is welcome to attend this free event, including employees of local businesses, city, state, federal and non-profit organizations. Call Delores Graver, 789-9453, for details and registration. Registration will be available the day of the conference before 8 a.m.

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