Member News

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Thursday, February 22, 2024
The Anchorage ATHENA Society is pleased to announce the inductees into the Class of 2024. A group of 10 women and this year’s Leadership Award recipient will be honored at the annual Anchorage ATHENA Society luncheon Monday, March 18, 2024, at the Hotel Captain Cook. This year’s inductees are:   Leah BoltzBettisworth NorthPrincipalCodie CostelloAlaska Center for the Performing ArtsPresident and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Members, Diversity & Inclusion, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Awards Aim to Help Women Transition from Service to Entrepreneurship WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that non-profit organizations and private sector firms are now eligible to compete for funding of up to $300,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to women veterans. The application period begins today and continues through March 21, 2024. Up to six grantees ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Members, Diversity & Inclusion
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
If you are looking for a way to support your local community ski and bike area while also getting your business name out there, look no further! When you purchase a Hilltop chair sign, thousands of visitors from all over Anchorage year-round will see your business name. Signs start at $1,500 per year. Contact rdeberry@hilltopskiarea.org for more information. Also, please consider a year-end ...read more
Categories: Members
Friday, February 16, 2024
Regulators give the green light for project to move forward Chugach Electric Association, Inc., is moving forward on a community solar program that will allow members to voluntarily subscribe and receive solar energy from the project. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) approved the utility’s request for an initial three-year pilot period. “We are pleased the RCA has approved our filing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Members
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Fellowship Provides State and Local Business Leaders with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced today that Kathleen McArdle, President/CEO of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, was selected to participate in the ninth cohort of its premiere business leadership program. The Business ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Members, Press Release
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Updates Focus on Providing Access to Capital and Entrepreneurial Support Services, Creating Economic Opportunities, and Advancing our National Economy WASHINGTON – Today,  Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s more than 33 million small businesses and startups, announced the SBA’s updated ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
With fourth-quarter contributions of $609,453, First National Bank Alaska and its employees gave $973,016 to Alaska communities in 2023. This total includes charitable gifts, activity and community sponsorships, and in-kind donations of time and talent during the past year.  “First National is proud of our wide-ranging support of the diverse communities and organizations that make Alaska such a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, February 12, 2024
View this email in your browserASSEMBLY MEMBERS ANNA BRAWLEY, DANIEL VOLLAND & MEG ZALETELAssembly Members Brawley, Volland and Zaletel Invite Participation in HOME Initiative Public Engagement Process    February 12, 2024Today, Anchorage Assembly Members Anna Brawley, Daniel Volland and Meg Zaletel announced a robust plan to engage interested residents over the ...read more
Categories: Government, Community, Press Release
Monday, February 12, 2024
Broadway Alaska in partnership with SIX The Musical is excited to announce the royal treatment Alaskans will experience when SIX The Musical arrives February 14th! Broadway Alaska will offer the following engagement opportunities for Alaskans while SIX is at the Performing Arts Center! 2.14.2024: OPENING NIGHT of SIX at the Performing Arts Center! Photobooth and other special events!2.15.2024: ...read more
Categories: Events, Press Release, Community, Members
Friday, February 09, 2024
Between February 1 and April 30, 2024, Wells Fargo is offering SBA 7(a) or 504 loans for owner‐occupied commercial real estate with a special promotional rate. Qualified applicants will receive a 3.99% fully fixed interest rate for the first 12 payments of the loan.1,2The SBA loan may be used for the initial purchase or the refinance of owner-occupied commercial real estate.1,2,3 In addition, up ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Members
Monday, February 05, 2024
Laron Thomas and Lauren Hurst recently joined R&M CONSULTANTS, INC. (R&M) as Survey Technicians in the firm’s Geomatics Department. In this role, Laron and Lauren support the collection, processing and mapping of survey data and provide day-to-day support to the surveying and mapping team in support of airport, highway, railroad, waterfront and other civil infrastructure projects.Laron has three ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Categories: Members, Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
The Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) has expanded the Great Streets Façade Loan Program to Midtown Anchorage’s business district and has increased funding up to $100,000 to incentivize investment in Anchorage’s business districts. “ACDA recognizes that healthy business districts play an important role in the vitality of Anchorage,” said Mike Robbins, Executive Director of ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
LEARN ABOUT LEADERSHIP ANCHORAGE Founded in 1997, Leadership Anchorage (LA) is the premier leadership development program for established and emerging Alaskans seeking to expand their impact in the community. LA is a unique opportunity to become a part of a powerful community of diverse leaders from a wide range of industries, backgrounds, ages, and experiences. Each year, a diverse cohort of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Members, Press Release
Monday, April 17, 2023
New resource helps businesses respond to community members in crisis  ANCHORAGE – Today, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce released its Community Care Kit: Best Practices for Responding to Community Members and Employees in Crisis. The Chamber announced the Community Care Kit at its "Make it Monday" forum, alongside a panel of local business and crisis response experts.The Community Care Kit ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Press Release