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Nationally Certified Medical Assistant Tawnya Luppino Returns to Southcentral Foundation

Former Southcentral Foundation RAISE intern Tawnya Luppino worked for SCF in 1995. Back then, SCF didn’t have a formal internship program — in place was a pilot project to help students learn about career opportunities. Luppino learned to file documents and prepare for employee and board meetings.

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Join Anchorage Health Education and celebrate Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with Teal Seal Fridays, every Friday in January, held in the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center lobby

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Customer-Owners and the SCF Needs Assessment

Customer-owners said, “we need more dental services.” 65,000 customer-owners and SCF completed and built a new five-story building which houses two stories dedicated to children and more dental services.

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SCF Soldier’s Heart Makes Positive Difference for Veteran and First Responder Alexandria Nunez

Like her sister, family, and many Alaska Native people, Alexandria Nunez served as a first responder in her hometown of Newhalen and served our country in the military.

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Learn About the Benefits of Breastfeeding

From the first moment you find out you’re going to become a parent, to the nine short months to birth, you do a lot of planning. You can have fun picking names, deciding how to decorate the nursery, planning a baby shower, and much more.

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Raise Awareness to Help Break the Silence

According to juneauempire.com, Alaska’s suicide rate was at its highest since 1996. Currently, Alaska has the second highest suicide rate in the United States. Per 100,000 residents, 27.1 committed suicide, which is more than double the national average.

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Cook Inlet Native Head Start Celebrates Opening of Culturally Inspired Playground

The laughter of happy children filled the air as Cook Inlet Native Head Start celebrated the opening of its new playground in September.

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Building a Healthier Mat-Su Through Families

In 2014, Lisa Wade, director and member of the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, was invited to join a new organization whose mission is to address the concerns in the Mat-Su Borough linked to child maltreatment.

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Alaska Gets Animated: Molly of Denali

The first animated children series to feature an Alaska Native lead character will debut nationwide on PBS, the number one educational media brand for kids, in the summer of 2019.