Alaska Veterans Organization for Women

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Women veterans partner with YWCA

Recent news of a partnership between a veterans group for women and YWCA of Alaska reminds Foundation President and CEO Diane Kaplan of a touching meeting between Mary Louise Rasmuson and members of the Alaska Veterans Organization for Women (AVOW). As Diane recounts in this post, Mary Louise passed away just a month after that meeting. But the special place in her heart for other women vets lives on.


Women veterans fund announced

For Immediate Release
Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520

Juneau –  Today Governor Sean Parnell, Alaska Senate President Charlie Huggins, and Co-Chair of the Alaska Joint Veterans Caucus Rep. Steve Thompson joined Rasmuson Foundation to announce the creation of a new fund to benefit programs and services for Alaska’s women veterans.

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