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News, Events, and Activities in the Alaska Department of Corrections

Governor Walker sings proclamations recognizing COs and Nurses

This week is a big week for DOC, its National Correctional Officers Week and National Nurses Week. Both roles are critical to the daily functions of each of our facilities and to public safety.

Yesterday, Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed proclamations that recognize the hard work these men and women do day in and day out.

Thank you to all of our COs and nurses. The work you do does not go unnoticed. We’re thankful for your dedication to serving Alaskans.

From gangs to a grad: A former inmate celebrates finishing college, KTOO

Check out this Alaska Public Media KTOO story on a former Alaska Department of Corrections inmate who graduated college after starting at the Flying University inside Lemon Creek Correctional

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http://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/05/17/from-gangs-to-a-grad-a-former-inmate-celebrates-finishing-college/?utm_content=buffer160c4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Nurses Week 2017: Ketchikan, Wildwood, and Anchorage Proclamation Oh My

Celebrating Nurses Week with Alaska Department of Corrections Nurses statewide.

Today we feature Wildwood Correctional Complex, Ketchikan Correctional Center, and Anchorage Correctional Center Nurses who received Alaska Governor Bill Walker’s official proclamation from Health & Rehabilitation Services Director Laura Brooks.

Thank you for your service, dedication, and committment to making our institutions safe and secure for inmates and staff.

We appreciate you!

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First Annual Lemon Creek Easter Egg Hunt

The Alaska Department of Corrections Lemon Creek Correctional Center Wellness Committee held their First Annual Family Easter Egg Hunt at Twin Lakes playground in Juneau this past weekend.

They had a spectacular turnout where over fifty children and their families searched for Easter eggs in the time honored tradition.

The LCCC Wellness Committee, led by President Lydia O’Leary, spent an entire week loading over 1,100 eggs with candy and toy surprises!

The event was very well received and there are already plans being made for next year.

Lydia O’Leary would like to give a special “Thank You” to Ron Shriver, Bonnie Webster, Mary Ann Headings, Virginia Behrends, Bob Cordle, Evgenia Golofeeva, Regan Tweedy, Kenneth Hoff, Travis Brososky, Keith Brososky Jr, and of course all the family and friends who came out to enjoy the fun.

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