Glacier Valley Rotary announces Vocational Service Awards

    (L-R) President-Elect Kenny Solomon-Gross, Lt. Matt Dobson and Jim Sepel.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Winners included Alaska Wildlife Trooper Lt. Matt Dobson.

    The annual awards recognize businesses and individuals that embody the spirit of vocational "Service above self."
    Lt. Dobson won for the Public Sector category.  He was honored for his tremendous personal involvement in the Boy Scouts.
    The Business Award went to The Grind Coffee Shop and Kristel Liska.
    The Seadogs K-9 search received the non-profit award.
    Christy Namee Eriksen won an individual award for her work to spearhead the downtown Halloween children's trick or treat.
    The Juneau Re-entry Coalition won the Collaboration Award.  They help to coordinate the re-introduction of prison inmates into the community.   They address issues like healthcare, employment, transportation, education, training, and housing.  Teri Tibbett and Derek Johnson accepted these awards.
    Rotarians are called on to encourage and foster high ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society.





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