News from 10-20-30 years ago
May 5, 1982 - Many of the 61 nurses attending the Alaska Nurses Association convention held in Petersburg April 29-May 1 said it was one of the best conventions they had ever attended.
During the three day meeting, Petersburg gained a representative on the association’s board of directors. Maxine Worhatch, a registered nurse at Petersburg General Hospital and a co-organizer of the convention, was appointed secretary of the board.
Florence Bell of Petersburg was also honored at the convention for her service as a public health nurse at Kake. She was awarded a lifetime membership in the Al...