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Neighbors Digest

Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Class for cancer victims offered Jan. 7

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Fitness Essentials is donating 8-week gym memberships to people battling cancer and cancer survivors from 1 to 2:30 p.m. starting Jan. 7, meeting every Sunday for eight weeks.

Participants work with our instructor to help them regain their strength after the horrific effects of chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. Participants will have a full gym membership while going through program, plus use of the sauna.

Space is limited. For more information or to sign-up, call 586-6666.

Floyd Dryden students collect cell phones

Floyd Dryden Student Council has joined a program, Cell Phone For Soldiers, that will be collecting old cell phones and accessories to raise money for soldiers in the Middle East.

The phones will be recycled for money that will provide prepaid calling cards so the soldiers and their families can call each other. They will be collecting throughout the school year. Drop-off boxes are located throughout the school.

Cell Phones For Soldiers is a nonprofit organization. Their Web site is www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com. They will also collect cash donations.

Salmon Creek Trail now reopened

The Salmon Creek Trail is now open. AEL&P would like to thank Juneau hikers for observing the closure while repairs were completed on a section of trail that washed away following heavy rains in November 2005.

While some minor work will have to wait for spring, the trail is now safe for passage.

The barricade at the trail's entrance and the "no trespassing" signs have been removed.

Parks and Rec holds volleyball registration

Adult co-ed volleyball team registration packets are available at the Parks and Recreation Office, located in the Municial Building on the second floor, room 218.

Team registration will be conducted at 5 p.m. Jan. 11 in the Assembly Chambers at the Municipal Building on the main floor. Late registration will be taken Jan. 12 at the Parks and Rec Office. A $10 late fee will be charged.

Co-ed volleyball team registration information is also available online. For further information, call 586-5226.

Panic Relief wants to start local program

Panic Relief Inc., a national nonprofit educational organization, would like to start a panic attach and anxiety relief support program in Juneau. This group will have a positive focus.

A minimum of four people are needed to start this free local group. Registration is $15.

To participate, call Panic Relief headquarters at (732) 940-9658. For more information, call or visit them online at www.panicrelief.com.



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