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Neighbors Digest

Posted: Friday, November 28, 2003

Arts & Crafts Fair to be held Saturday

The 11th Annual Handmade Arts & Crafts Fair, sponsored by Our Lady of the Rosary Prayer Group, is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Armory. Admission is 50 cents per person. Children 6 years and under are free. For more information, call 789-9699.

Third-grade students request postcards

A class of third-grade students in Gages Lake, Ill., would like to receive postcards from Juneau.

The class is working on a year-long project to learn more about the United States. Those who want to write the students should write about themselves. For example, tell them about your job and why you like living in Alaska. Describe the types of wildlife that live around Juneau. Also, people can send the students items that might help them learn about Alaska.

The information the class collects will be used in reading, math, science and social studies lessons. Graphing and writing are a big part of the third-grade curriculum.

Send postcards and letters to: Ms. K. Rudolph's Class, Woodland Elementary West School, 17371 W. Gages Lake Road, Gages Lake, Ill., 60030.

Sitka college offers scholarships

Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka is offering scholarships for students who have previously attended college, earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and desire to complete their degree. The award amount is $2,500 per year and is renewable for up to four years. Recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 per academic year and submit a scholarship renewal form each spring and apply for Federal Student Aid.

Sheldon Jackson College offers this and other scholarships. For more information on scholarship opportunities or degree programs, contact the interim director of admissions, Mike Santarosa, at (907) 747-2508.

Free ESL classes offered on Mondays

The Juneau Adult Education Center offers free English as a second language classes from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday nights. These classes are open to anyone who is interested. For more information, please contact the Juneau Adult Education Center at 586-5718.

DivorceCare seminars held Tuesdays

DivorceCare divorce recovery seminar and support group meets at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Child care is provided upon prior request. The church is located at 10300 Glacier Highway, across from Family Practice Physicians.

DivorceCare features nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include "Facing Your Anger," "Facing your Loneliness," "Depression," "New Relationships," "KidCare" and "Forgiveness."

For more information, call Rev. Tom Liesener at 790-4267, or Scott Granse at 723-4446.



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