Bernice Joseph has worked tirelessly on behalf of Alaskans for decades.
Please join us in showing support for her during her cancer treatment.
WHAT: Fundraiser for Bernice M. Joseph
WHERE: Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall
WHEN: Friday, July 27, 5PM
Fry Bread Taco Dinner & Raffle
$10/person for dinner
Bernice was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She will be undergoing chemotherapy treatments in Fairbanks and will travel to Seattle for surgery later this year. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to help offset costs incurred during Bernice’s treatment.
Donations of raffle items are needed and may be brought to the CRCD office on campus (Brooks 4th floor), the Interior-Aleutians Campus (4280 Geist Road) or to the Tribal Hall beginning at 10am on the day of the event. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated. There will be live raffles on raffle items, 50/50 raffles, and a baked goods auction.
Bernice is originally from Nulato and is the daughter of Edith Nicholas. She lives in Fairbanks with her husband Stewart. She is the mother of Stewart Jr, Alice and Derek. Bernice has been a tireless advocate for education and a respected leader who has served Alaskans for decades. She currently works at UAF’s College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) as the Vice Chancellor of Rural, Community and Native Education. She previously worked for the State of Alaska and the Fairbanks Native Association.
For more information or to make a donation, please contact any of the following volunteers:
Peter Captain, Jr (Coordinator) @ 907.347.6679
Bambi Nelson (UAF) @ 907.322.0655
Robin Renfroe @ 907.328.9260
Rev. Anna Frank @ 907.460.7238
Shirley Moses @ 907.978.1852
Teisha Simmons @ 907.378.6099