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Letter: Nordstrom supported Alaska women

  • Author: Ardeth Lester
    | Opinion
  • Updated: September 13, 2019
  • Published September 13, 2019

Nordstrom announced June 26, 2019 that it would close the Anchorage store Sept. 13, 2019. (Anne Raup / ADN)

I would like to thank Anchorage’s Nordstrom store, its highly trained staff and the Nordstrom family. For many years, they supported Alaskan women affected by breast cancer.

Nordstrom sent its sales associates to training and provided free fittings and free alterations for this community. It provided the expertise for its sales associates to sell durable medical equipment. These associates would even bill health insurance if needed.

Most importantly, Nordstrom helped thousands of women from Nome to Kodiak, so they were able to move forward after receiving a devastating diagnosis. I was one of those women.

I hope Anchorage’s medical community supports Nordstrom’s sales associates so they can continue to help Alaska’s women. I believe I speak for all of us when I say, “We appreciate you, Nordstrom.”

There were no pink ribbons or promotions, but there was so much care and kindness behind the doors at 603 D Street. Nordstrom, you will be missed.

Ardeth M. Lester


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