Thank you

Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2001

...for all your help

The 15th Annual Shrine Endowment Dinner/Auction fund-raiser held Oct. 20 was a very special evening once again held at Cathedral Hall and the Board is most appreciative of the many who helpt to make this gathering a success. A grateful appreciation is extended to Father Michael Nash, Rector of the Cathedral and the Cathedral Parish for the use of this fine hall for the dinner/auction evening. Thanks to all those who purchased tickets for the dinner or made a financial donation to this worthy cause of generating funds to help make sur ethat this unique place, the Shrine of St. Therese, will be around for generations to come. An extra thanks to the 150 persons who actually attended this dinner and auction and were able to share with one another their commitment to the Shrine of St. Therese.

Thanks again to the following persons or businesses who contributed to the outcry and silent auction which once again was auctioneered by Lady Jane Mulready and her faithful assistant, Marilyn Moblo; please let them know of your appreciation by supporting these generous people and businesses; Dr. Gordon Preecs M.D. of Tongass Regional Eye Clinic, James Betts of Betts Motor Repair (Marine), Noel and Shari Grant, Western Auto, Harmons AJ Mine/Gastineau Mill Tour, Princess Cruises, Guesthouse Inn and Suites of Juneau, Martha's Flowers and Weddings Unlimited, Roger and Liza Arsua Janie Ceasar, Jane Terzis of Artboy, Chris Budke Kayaks, Jensen-Yorba-Lott, Inc., the Ahlgrens Breeze-Inn, Harri's Plumbing, Hisman's Sweet Tooth Cafe, Wings of Alaska, Northstar Treking, Mallory's Mile "O" B & B, Bishop Michael Warfel, Phillip Witt, Rie Munoz Gallery, Don Pegues Snyder Merchantile, Caribou Crossings, Raintree Quilting, Pearson's-Pond Luxury Suites & Spa, Roger and Virginia Calloway, Dilleys Tree Top B &B, Brian Idzig, Ricker & Assoc. Real Estate, Kootsnoowoo Inlet Lodge, Pamala Cushing, Captain George Garfield, Alaska Brewing, Seventh Heaven, David Gelotte Photography, The Irish Shop, The Bear's Lair, Taku Oil, Don Douglas Photography, Helen and Jeff Miller, Cameron Plumbing, Dr. Richard J. Cook, Linda Shipman, George and Elizabeth Walters, Goldbelt, Inc., Au Nu Tours & Mt. Roberts Tramway, Olivia's De Mexico Restaurant, Tony Yorba, Prospector Hotel, M. Joeann Mielke, Annie Kail's, Frontier Gifts, Alaska Tel-Card, Donna Cavanaugh, Ed's Edible Landscaping, Coastal Helicopters, Peter Metcalfe, Temsco Helicoptors, Mel Linthwaite, ERA Helicopters, Mark Kelly, Corazon B. Reece, Fred's Auto, Juneau Raquet Club, Taku Smokeries, Sally's B & B, Westmark Baronof Hotel, and Baylous Guest Cottage.

Many thanks to our volunteer chef, Maria A. Astra, who orchestrated the procurement and preparation of the delicious dinner so well-received at Cathedral Hall by those in attendance. Appreciation is extended, too, to Joan Kohake for donating and creating the table centerpieces, Liza and Roger Arsua, Millaine Milhaupt, Flor Batac and Lorenzo Jaravata for their assistance to Maria in food preparation, and Mike Dombkowski, John and Laurie Logsdon, Bell Hesson, Mary Fitterer, Joe Kyle, Chuck Gasparek, Cora Reece and Mely Batac for various essential evening operations. Lori and Tony Yorba and their fine crew of youth, Emily Krehlik, Molly Krehlik, Beatrice Muse, Vanessa White, Lalaine Arsua, Alex Marvel, Mackenzie Judson, Jason Lunasin, Jonathan Lunasin and Thomas Narvaez who waited on the dinner tables in a manner most considerate and helpful were very much appreciated. And, the evening was made much richer by the fine music created by Jun Ebron. We would like to recognize, too, Peggy Garrison who sold over 60 tickets for this dinner; each year she encourages more people to partake in this enjoyable fund-raiser evening. Thanks, too, for some helpful food donations that came from Juneau Wholesale, Northern sales Company of Alaska, and Bartlett Regional Hospital.

We regret if we have forgotten to give recognition to any business or individual who helped this special Endowment Dinner Auction endeavor in any way. Know that your help has been appreciated! And, those who have not contributed to the Shrine Endowment Fund and would like to do so can send donations to the Shrine of St. Therese, 5933 Lund. St., Juneau, AK, 99801. Come visit this unique and special gem in our midst!

Thoman P. Fitterer, Shrine Director.

...for your donations

The children and families of Juneau Cooperative Preschool would like to thank the many businesses and individuals who supported our annual raffle with prize donations. This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, with proceeds going to support scholarships and programs at the non-profit downtown school. A big thanks goes out to: Alaska Discovery Tours, Era Helicopters, Wings of Alaska, Temsco Helicopters Inc., Auk Taa Shaa, the Stroller White Pipes and Drums, Mountain Gears, Jeff Brown, Juneau Jazz and Classics, Mount Roberts Tramway, Hearthside Books, Gourmet Alaska, Byrnes Photography, Latitude 58, Helen Tenney Miller, Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club, Dr. Emily Kane, Juneau Empire, Heritage Coffee Co., Taku Smokeries, Chan's Thai Kitchen, Eaglecrest Ski Area, The Hangar, Our Backyard, Alaska Litho, the Juneau Public Market and Great Netspectations. Thanks also to the many preschool parents and teachers who donated homegrown and handcrafted prizes. Our raffles success will help children ages 3-5 to succeed.

Jeanine Pohl Smith and Dareen Schneider, Raffle Organizers

...for your support

Marion Ezrre and family would like to extend gratitude and appreciation to all friends and family who have supported them during the loss of Yolanda Ezrre, daughter, sister, mother and aunt. God bless you all.

The Ezrre family

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