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Member Profile: Carrie Talus

Read about NAEC Member Carrie Talus - why she's a member, her special talents and her favorite mountains!

Member Profile: Carrie Talus

Carrie & kids on a nice hike!

Name:  Carrie Talus

Where are your feet right now? Los Alamos, New Mexico

Occupation: Stay at home mom and artist (and in the near future I will again be a Biologist)

Favorite Mountain: Mt. Eyak in Cordova or Mt. Roberts in Juneau!

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Haagen Daaz Belgian chocolate or coffee. mmm!

Outdoor Recreation of Choice: X-country skiing, ski-joring, hiking, snow shoeing, biking

Why did you become a member of the NAEC? We are big fans of NAEC and everything you do ever since we first moved to Fairbanks in 1993

Member since: 1995

When I travel, I always bring my: Family (hubby Matt Heavner and 2 kids (Aven and Torsten)

What 3 things can always be found in your refrigerator? Good cheeses, olives, hot sauce!

Do you have any special talents? I like to draw, paint, make tiles and enjoy time with good friends. I also make a mean chile relleno!

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7 Things we always need help with!

  • EVENT PLANNERS! We are in need of members to serve on our Fundraising Committee. Email to learn more about this volunteer position. Not as big of time commitment as being on our Board, but meaningful hands-on work with a great group of people. Please join us in creating fun and inspiring events in 2015! Email me.
  • Poster hanger - put up event posters around town when needed.
  • Bake for Wilderness - add your name to our list of bakers for special events and weekly treats for the Center.  
  • Mailings! Can you come in for 1-2 hours to help fold, stuff, seal, and stamp?
  • Help plan House Parties
  • Like our Facebook Page and share with your friends.
  • Lawn mowing/snow shoveling

Email or just stop by!

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