A Soldotna resident, Cindy Harris, on Tuesday was counted among seven recipients of the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year award. Recipients are selected from around Alaska by first lady Rose Dunleavy and her selection committee, according to a release from the Office of the Governor.
“It’s always a great honor to award these hardworking Alaskans who do not often receive recognition,” says Dunleavy in the release. “These individuals are selfless, caring, and make positive impacts on the lives of other Alaskans and our communities.”
Harris, the release says, is a “champion” for people and families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease in Alaska. In 2010, Harris’ mother died after 13
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