Member News

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Monday, December 05, 2022
Alaska Communications expands fiber internet to Anchorage, Fairbanks and SoldotnaNew technology delivers on Alaskans’ needs, network will expand next year December 1, 2022 – ANCHORAGE, Alaska – For Anchorage bed and breakfast owner Kathryn Deal, having slow internet is a matter of having guests – or no guests.  “Oftentimes, the first thing guests ask when they’re checking in is, ‘what’s your ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UAA receives $1.5 million to increase social worker workforceGiving Tuesday event brings public and private funds together   Alaska leads the nation in alcohol-attributed deaths, with nearly 1 out of 10 deaths in the state caused by use. When we look at Alaskans ages 20 to 49, it is more than 1 out of 4 deaths. This is the finding from a four-year study published ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
The new building is located at 8161 Schoon St. and is still in the process of being built. In the meantime, Zip is opening up a grab-and-go location next to Sweet Caribou starting Thursday, Dec 1st. You will be able to get cans and fill growlers of our non-alcoholic kombucha. Hours of Operation:Thursday: 11am-6pmFriday: 11am-6pmSaturday: 11am-4pmSunday: ClosedMonday: 11am-4pmTuesday: ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
ANCHORAGE – The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s 65th Annual Gold Pan Awards “Met Gala: Art of our Community”was held on Friday, November 18, 2022, at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. Chamber members and community leaders participated in a silent auction hosted by Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals; games of giving for prizes like two roundtrip tickets on Alaska Airlines, tickets to ...read more
Categories: Events, Press Release, Members
Friday, November 18, 2022
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members contributed generous funds in support of the Alaska USA Foundation’s annual Cash for Cans® donation drive, which helps the Foundation support local food banks and pantries in the communities we serve. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and the Alaska USA Foundation teamed up for the fundraiser, collecting cash donations at Alaska USA ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
It's that time of year again! The holidays are just around the corner, which means it's time to start planning if you want your small business to survive the festive season unscathed. There's a lot to think about from decorating your storefront to hiring seasonal staff. To help you stay the course, check out this holiday season checklist from the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce for small ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Awards are now open! The Alaska District Office will be awarding small businesses in the following categories:Small Business person of the Year (AK State)Exporter of the Year8(a) Graduate of the YearMinority Small Business of the Year Veteran Small Business of the YearWomen in Business of the Year  Nominations are due by December 8, 2022 at 11 ...read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
DIMOND CENTER WELCOMES ALASKA’S FIRST MAURICES November 15, 2022 – Anchorage, AK.  Dimond Center is extremely excited to announce the opening of Alaska’s first maurices. maurices is a leading women’s fashion brand offering size-inclusive clothing that celebrates feel-good fashion for real life™. Offering versatile, affordable styles that take her from day to night, maurices is a destination for ...read more
Categories: Events, Chamber, Community, Press Release, Economic, Members
Friday, November 11, 2022
Credit unions across Alaska come together to support the Cash for Cans® Donation Drive Food banks and pantries benefit from $104,000 donation  Anchorage, Alaska – September is National Hunger Action Month, and this year the Alaska Credit Union League conducted the annual Cash for Cans donation drive to help raise funds for local food banks and pantries throughout Alaska. Nearly every ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, November 10, 2022
WHAT: SBA’s Elevating Small Business Series Webinar: Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live webinar panel discussion with Jackson Brossy, Assistant Administrator, SBA’s Office of Native American Affairs, and Carrie Hill, founder of Chill Baskets in Akwesasne, ...read more
Categories: Events, Diversity & Inclusion, Press Release, Members
Monday, November 07, 2022
As a creative, it can be difficult to get your work seen. You may feel like you're shouting into the void, but there are ways to get your work in front of more eyes. Keep reading for seven tips on how creatives in Anchorage can get discovered and turn their passion into a business.1. Write a Business Plan One of the best ways to get your creative business off the ground is to write a business ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Economic, Members
Wednesday, November 02, 2022
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Army National Guard is excited to announce Denali Universal Services as its latest business partner in the U.S. Army Partnership for Your Success program. The PaYS program is a strategic partnership between the Army National Guard and a cross section of private businesses, universities, and public institutions. It provides Alaska’s newest ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Military/Veteran
Thursday, October 13, 2022
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Communications is collaborating with Oregon State University’s College of Engineering to allow wave activity data to be collected from the ocean floor via the company’s subsea fiber optic cable.Oregon State Assistant Professor of Coastal Engineering, Meagan Wengrove, Ph.D., her Ph.D. student and two post-doctoral researchers traveled to Alaska Communications’ landing ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Members
Thursday, October 06, 2022
BETHEL, Alaska – More than 2,300 rural Alaskans in seven communities along the Kuskokwim River will receive affordable, high-speed internet for the first time thanks to a tribal broadband grant funded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).   The collaboration between Calista Corporation and Alaska Communications will connect one of the most underserved regions ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, Economic, Press Release
Friday, September 30, 2022
Starting a small business here in Anchorage can have many benefits for our local community. Not only can you provide goods or services that may be needed, but you can also help to boost the local economy and create jobs. Small businesses can also contribute to the vibrancy of a community by adding to its diversity and making it a more attractive place to live and work. There are many ways that ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Education, Members
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Experiencing a career setback is soul-crushing. It can leave you feeling lost, unsure of what to do next, or even uncertain of what the future holds for you. Depending on the career blow you’ve been dealt, you might suffer low self-esteem, depression, and financial struggles, further hurting your chances of landing another job. However, it's important to pause and reflect on the silver lining ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Members, Community, Press Release