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Maybelle Filler, with the Sitka Women’s Golf League, and Sarah Blue outline plans for a co-ed golf tournament, auction, and balloon launch on Sun Aug 18 at the Sea Mountain Golf Course. The event is a fundraiser for the Sitka Cancer Survivors and Sitka Community Hospital Diabetes program.
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Cancer & Diabetes Awareness fundraiser not just for golfers
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. Downloadable audio. more
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