Thank you

Posted: Friday, November 26, 2004

... to the donors

Thank you to the generous donors, employees and volunteers of St. Vincent de Paul Society and to the Catholic Community Service (CCS) employees and volunteers who so generously gave of their time, talents and treasures to provide food baskets for Catholic Community Service clients. Thanks to this program, CCS was able to provide 119 Thanksgiving dinners to client families. Once more, the generosity of this community is amazing, and we are most grateful.

Rosemary Hagevig

Executive Director

Catholic Community Service

... for the chills

With another successful Halloween party behind us, the planning committee for the Riverbend Community Center Haunted house wishes to thank all of our supporters and dedicated "fright engineers." We were able to give the children a wonderful Halloween with lots of chills and thrills.

The following is a list of our many supporters whose contributions made this an overwhelming success:

Amy & Don Hiley, Perseverance Glass, ANB Glacier Valley Camp 70, Andy Pope, Handyman Services, Norma Patrick, AnnaMarg and John Rear, Kay Pusich and Kelly Corrigan, Channel Construction, Michelle Hughes, and Ethel Diamond.

Of course, you can't have a haunted house or Halloween party without a bunch of "fright engineers" and we had the best:

Mike Phelps , Virginia Waterhouse, Shelly Hohenthaner, AnnaMarg Rear, Jason Waterhouse, Andrew Hohenthaner, Dirk Marshall, Nicholas Waterhouse, Kaleigh Hohenthaner, Tawney Marshall, Yvonne Woodward, Meghan Hohenthaner, Keigan Helm, Olivia Peterson, Kristina Windom, Carrie Phelps, Glenn Mitchell, Colleen Windom, Michael Griffith, Monica Mitchell, Levi Williams, Nathan Neikirk, Nicole Windom, Stacee Beattie, and Richard Moriarty .

We would also like to thank Alaska Housing Finance Corp. for their continued support and the use of their staff and facilities.

Once again a big thank you for all of your help and see you all next year.

Kelly Windom, head ghoul

... from the Girl Scouts

The Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council (TAGSC) held its 13th Annual Auction Saturday, Nov. 13, and it was very successful thanks to many people. We are so grateful for the support of the Girl Scout program.

Our heartfelt thanks go to the auction sponsor, Holland America; Senator Kim Elton and his assistants Mike Ford and Marylou Elton; and the staff at the Baranof Hotel, who were so wonderful to work with, especially Susan Kaeser, Steve Hamilton, and Daniel. Thanks also to Ann Chandonnet and Jetta Whittaker for handling our publicity, and to KINY's Capital Chat and Chris Burns, KTOO, and the Juneau Empire for all of their support.

This successful auction would not have been possible without the generosity of a host of Southeast Alaska businesses and individuals.

Thanks are due to the following: Alaska Travel Adventures, Alaska's Capital Inn, Alaska Marine Lines, Gail Alguire, Annie Kaills, At Home America-Kari Bartness, the Bear's Lair, Ken Belanger, Bernie's, Boys and Girls Club of Juneau, Dan Branch, Dave and Candy Brower, Kathy Buss, Lori Buzzell, Ketchikan Cadette Troop 71, Capital City Fire Rescue-C Shift, Chan's Thai Kitchen, Pam Credo-Hayes, Bill Cummings, Cuts On Line Salon and Day Spa, Irene Daignault, Sandy DeCourcey, Designs by Dee Jewelry, Downtown Emporium/Tribal Designs, El Sombrero, Fairweather Prints, Koggie File, Fire and Ice, Patty Flint, Foggy Mountain Shop, the Ford family, Franklin Street Barber, Cheryl Frasca, Friendly Planet, FV Dutch Master, Sam and Tina Furuness, Gastineau Guiding, David George, Kake Girl Scouts, Glacier Gardens/Yard Doctor, Goldbelt Tours, Colleen Goldrich, Gourmet Alaska, Lucille Guss, Hallmark Ketchikan, Hangar on the Wharf, Hearthside Books, Heritage Coffee, Walt and Linda Hoefer, Imagination Station, Islander Charters, JRC/The Alaska Club, April and Charles Jensen, Teddy Johnnie, Ursula and Cera Jones, Juanita's Fresh Roasted Coffee, Joan Kasson, Rep. Beth Kerttula, Ketchikan Visitors Bureau, Maureen Knudson, KTOO, Little Brownie Bakers, Bev Lopez, Cassie Lutz, Patti Mackey, Mary Kay Cosmetics-Rosanne Funk, Judy McAllister, Annie McIlvin, Mendenhall Golf Course, Victoria Merritt, Lori Moore, Mt. Roberts Tramway, First Lady Nancy Murkowski, Murray Pacific, Napa Auto Parts, Kim Neidiffer, Marvin Newton, Tina Nickerson, NorthStar Trekking, the Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Susan Oshida, Pampered Chef-Michelle Locks, Kathy Peavey, Perseverance Theatre, Lucy Phillips, the Plant People, Princess Tours, Pruell's-Tom Sawyers, Margaret Pugh, Deb Quinn, Rainbow Foods, Rain Tree Quilting, Sallie Regan, SAGA, Kristy Sappington, Paula Scavera, Scrapbook Shop, Seanna O'Sullivan Photography, Seventh Heaven Day Spa, Mary Siroky, Sitka Chamber of Commerce, Sitka Fur Gallery, Sitka Summer Music Festival, Skeins, Gretchen Skillings, Gail Slentz, Neil Slotnick, Chrystal and George Smith, Morgen Smith, Rebecca Smith, Sportsman Barber Shop, Tara Stephens, Damon Stuebner, Lane and Maggie Stumme, Susan's Hallmark, Taku Smokeries, TEMSCO Helicopters, Tupperware-Kari Bartness, Twisted Fish, Valley Chiropractic, Weekenders-Jeannie Conneen, WestCoast Cape Fox Lodge, Western Auto and Marine, White Pass and Yukon Route, Rosemary Williams, Wings Airways, Wings of Alaska, Renee Woodell, Christine Wray, and Paula Wright.

Finally, we especially want to thank everyone who attended the event and generously supported our auction. You truly are making a difference in girls' lives.

For more information about Girl Scouts in Southeast Alaska, call the TAGSC office at (907) 586-1710 or 1-800/478-8247.

Gail A. Ford, Chair

TAGSC Board of Directors



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