Fab4 Streetball to play benefit against Sitka ‘All-Stars’
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Sitka High activities director Mike Vieira and MEHS athletic director Andrew Friske talk about next Monday evening’s (12-17-12) contest between the Fab4 Streetball team and the Sitka All-Stars (6PM at the BJ McGillis gym on the Mt. Edgecumbe campus). It’s a benefit for the high school activities scholarship fund, which supports student participation in extra-curricular activies.
The Fab4 Streetball team is from Hollywood, where most of its players work as stand-ins and body-doubles for NBA athletes in television commercials, movies, and other productions. The team is headed up by former Ketchikan basketball player Jesse LeBeau.
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug.
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Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more