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September 11 is one of three Americorps National Days of Service. Garrett Bauer, Alyssa Wooden, and Melissa Berger discuss the firehall’s plans to climb stairs in the Cathedral Arms in honor of their colleagues who lost their lives on 9-11-01. The event will be held Sat Sep 14, 10AM – 1PM. A “New Beginnings” drive will be held at the same time at the firehall to collect materials for kits to give people who’ve lost their homes to fire or other disaster.
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Americorps, firehall celebrate National Day of Service
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