Luncheon Speakers

May 2–Melissa Saulnier–Raising funds for and building awareness of community needs

Author Melissa Saulnier will describe how she is raising funds for and building awareness of community needs. Melissa is writing a mystery trilogy, Fallen Race, about a young woman’s introduction to dangerous secrets when she inherits her grandmother’s estate. The stories involve history of the Vatican’s Observatories, antediluvian relics, science, and ancient mysteries. Formerly working […]

March 7–Laura Atwood–Changing Perceptions of Anchorage Animal Care and Control …by Making Connections and Creating Community

As the Public Relations Coordinator for Anchorage Animal Care and Control (AACC), Laura Atwood engages with the Anchorage community every day, whether through social media, shelter tours, school presentations or press interviews. Since starting at AACC in 2014, her goal has been to change the perception of Anchorage’s open-admission animal shelter from “the pound” to […]