Author Archives: Syrilyn Tong

Thanks!!

A special thanks to Betty Swanson for her donation of a box of books, Eric Glos for his help with the baseboard trim, Ginny Gallagher for her help with painting and general clean-up, and to Mike Stredny for his donation … Continue reading

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Last 2 weeks to enter the PFD raffle!!

If you haven’t done so already, please consider making the minimum donation of $25 to JTEL through the Pick.Click.Give program via your Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend. By doing so, you’ll be entered into a drawing for an additional PFD (5 … Continue reading

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Small grant awarded; new children’s program to begin!!

We are excited to announce that JTEL has received a $750 mini-grant from the Golden Heart Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, in order to start a children’s reading program, entitled: Kids Read.  Look for future updates … Continue reading

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1st Seedy Saturday a HUGE success!!

With stunning close-up photography (taken by JTEL vice-president Monique Musick) representing the various plant families hanging over tables overflowing with seed packets and containers of every sort, over 25 folks came out to browse JTEL’s catalog of seeds.  Others traded seeds, … Continue reading

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Double Your Dividend Sweepstakes

How would you like to win 2 PFDs instead of just 1? File your PFD application by March 31st, choose JTEL as a recipient for a Pick, Click, Give donation and you’ll be entered to win an extra PFD. Five lucky … Continue reading

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Looking for a desk/table

Do you have a used, but working small desk that you no longer want? We are looking for a small desk/table for our new office. It should be about 3 feet long by about 2 feet wide (deep), preferably with a … Continue reading

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Another great weekend at the Clausen!!

Underlayment for the remainder of the north side, laying laminate plank flooring for that same area, and varnishing the windows were this weekend’s accomplishments.  It looks great, and may even allow us to host this year’s Seedy Saturdays (February 25 and … Continue reading

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Floor prep at the Clausen!

A HUGE amount of work was accomplished this weekend, starting with clearing and cleaning the main floor section, staining and varnishing the 2 interior doors (1 to the bathroom, and 1 to the office), hanging the kitchen cabinets and finally … Continue reading

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The Library at Frank’s Place – Don’t forget to Give!!

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Don’t forget Pick.Click.Give!!

PFD applications are right around the corner, so please don’t forget to give to JTEL through the Pick.Click.Give program. Every dollar will go towards operating expenses for the current library/Clausen renovation. We hope to get the Clausen Cabin up and … Continue reading

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