Alaska Family Services to Host Free Estate Planning Seminar for Valley Residents

Contributed by Alaska Family Services

On Tuesday, May 17th, Alaska Family Services (AFS) will host a free estate planning seminar for Valley residents. The seminar will take place at the agency’s corporate office at 1825 South Chugach St. in Palmer from 4 to 6 p.m.

The presenters for the free seminar include Dana Lyn Dalrymple, attorney at Dalrymple Law; Brenda Tudor, trust officer at First National Bank Alaska; and Paul Strawhecker, planned giving professional representing Alaska Family Services.

The topics that will be discussed by the professionals include primary estate planning tools, estates & investment management, personal representative services, and charitable giving & estate planning. Presenters will also have an open question and answer section during the seminar. Refreshments will be provided. 

The event is free to the public, but seating is limited. Seats can be held by RSVP’ing to Corey Bjerken at or 907.746.4080. 

For more information, please contact Donn Bennice at 907-746-6231.

Established in 1979, Alaska Family Services (AFS) serves more than 8,200 men, women and children each year at program sites in Palmer, Wasilla, Anchorage, and the Kenai Peninsula. AFS offers a comprehensive array of services designed to help people overcome a host of challenges, from substance abuse disorders and emotional disturbances, to accessing healthy food and affordable, quality child care. Its women’s shelter is the only nationally accredited domestic violence/sexual assault shelter in the state. Furthermore, the agency reaches more than 8,000 individuals annually through its educational/outreach efforts.

A 501 (c) 3 nonprofit agency, Alaska Family Services is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation, an independent accrediting body for community-based agencies serving children and families. For more information, visit or call (907) 746-4080.