Dignitaries celebrate a ribbon cutting during the grand opening of the Terraces at Lawson Creek housing facility on Douglas Island on Wednesday. Phase one, with 40 units, was recently completed with one, two and three-bedroom units with an on-site community center. Groundbreaking for phase two is expected this spring for another 35 units.The project is run by Volunteers of America Alaska and received additional funding from the Alaska Housing Fnance Corporation and the Rasmuson Foundation. From left: Robin Keller, of Volunteer of Amercia Inc., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Diane Kaplan, CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation, Mayor Mary Becker, Elaine Dahlgren, President/CEO of Volunteers of American Alaska, Debbie Boiney, of the Rasmuson Foundation, and Bryan Butcher, CEO of the AHFC.

Dignitaries celebrate a ribbon cutting during the grand opening of the Terraces at Lawson Creek housing facility on Douglas Island on Wednesday. Phase one, with 40 units, was recently completed with one, two and three-bedroom units with an on-site community center. Groundbreaking for phase two is expected this spring for another 35 units.The project is run by Volunteers of America Alaska and received additional funding from the Alaska Housing Fnance Corporation and the Rasmuson Foundation. From left: Robin Keller, of Volunteer of Amercia Inc., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Diane Kaplan, CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation, Mayor Mary Becker, Elaine Dahlgren, President/CEO of Volunteers of American Alaska, Debbie Boiney, of the Rasmuson Foundation, and Bryan Butcher, CEO of the AHFC.

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Dignitaries celebrate a ribbon cutting during the grand opening of the Terraces at Lawson Creek housing facility on Douglas Island on Wednesday. Phase one, with 40 units, was recently completed with one, two and three-bedroom units with an on-site community center. Groundbreaking for phase two is expected this spring for another 35 units.The project is run by Volunteers of America Alaska and received additional funding from the Alaska Housing Fnance Corporation and the Rasmuson Foundation. From left: Robin Keller, of Volunteer of Amercia Inc., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Diane Kaplan, CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation, Mayor Mary Becker, Elaine Dahlgren, President/CEO of Volunteers of American Alaska, Debbie Boiney, of the Rasmuson Foundation, and Bryan Butcher, CEO of the AHFC.

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