First Lady Awards Volunteers

juneau empire donna walkerFirst Lady Donna Walker announced today the recipients of the 2016 First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Awards. More than 90 Alaskans from around the state were nominated for the awards. Recipients were carefully chosen by the First Lady and members of the selection committee. Winners will be honored during a luncheon at the Governor’s House on Wednesday, May 4.

“The volunteer work that Alaskans do, day in and day out, often goes unheralded. These are not the kind of people who wait for things to change, wish for conditions to be different, or get involved simply seeking recognition,” said First Lady Donna Walker. “Highlighting the commitment and character of these fine Alaskans shows our appreciation for their sacrifices and encourages others to help build up their communities through giving of their time and talents.”

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