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Saturday, February 27, 2021
I am super excited to announce the release of my newest book, A Leader's Journey.Available on Amazon:  https://amzn.to/3r2WhmuABOUT THE BOOK: Effective communication requires that we use the method that works best for those we are speaking to, not just the method that works for ourselves. This means that if you are to be effective in communicating your organization’s goals and objectives, you ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Members, Events, Military/Veteran
Friday, February 26, 2021
Fur Rondy Downtown Outdoor FestivitiesFireworks, food trucks, snow sculptures, scavenger hunt. Oh my!   Anchorage, Alaska – February 26, 2021   Anchorage downtown Fur Rondy outdoor events begin February 27, 2021, that includes the AT&T Fireworks Extravaganza (largest fireworks show in Alaska) at 7:30 p.m.   Best viewing/parking options for the fireworks show is the following: 5th & B ...read more
Friday, February 26, 2021
Curbside pickup becomes a permanent parking program due to downtown business needs During 2020 and 2021 (January-February), EasyPark created and provided free curbside pickup parking to support downtown businesses in need as well as a safe option for customers to quickly pick up their food or merchandise which incentivized downtown local businesses.   “EasyPark’s downtown donation of over ...read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The American Cancer Society's Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA) is hosting a drive-in movie fundraising event called "Hit the Brakes on Cancer" featuring the film "Rudy". The event will take place on Saturday, March 13th at 5:30pm in the South Anchorage High School parking lot. Tickets are $40 per vehicle and include light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. All funds raised support critical ...read more
Categories: Community, Events
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Communications is bringing its fastest ever speeds to Alaskans with the launch of Xtreme Internetsm. Beginning this spring, Alaska Communications will offer up to 1 Gig speeds to select residential locations. “We’re investing in our network to meet the needs of Alaskans,” said Bill Bishop, president and CEO of Alaska Communications. “We’re bringing more speed, more ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Members
Monday, February 22, 2021
M.C. MoHagani Magnetek presents a new virtual show for Black History Month Anchorage, AK - Anchorage Concert Association created the Community Artist Project to partner with local artists to create short-term projects that provide connections between communities throughout Anchorage while social events, venues, and performances remain limited due to the COVID-19 crisis. The next Community Artist ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Friday, February 19, 2021
Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska USA honored members of Alaska’s armed forces, including 12 recipients of the Service Person of the Year award and the Military Spouse of the Year, at Alaska USA’s 26th Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast in Anchorage.   Due to COVID-19, this year’s event was held outside the Historic Anchorage Hotel in a curbside pickup style. Honorees received an appreciation ...read more
Categories: Community, Events, Military/Veteran, Press Release, Members
Friday, February 19, 2021
Anchorage, AK – As part of a coordinated effort to reduce homelessness in Alaska, Weidner Apartment Homes has agreed to purchase the large parcel of land next to the Brother Francis Shelter, as well as the building currently used by Bean’s Café. Through a partnership with the Rasmuson Foundation, the deal clears the way to set up a day-time resource hub in the Third Avenue area, improving ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Friday, February 19, 2021
Coca-Cola Bottling of Alaska donated 6,000 pounds of water towards the 300 residents of Tuluksak, Alaska. A fire broke out on January 16, devastating the water plant & washateria, the only source of drinking water within the Alaskan community. In partnership with Pepsi, the local, family owned Coca-Cola Bottling of Alaska was able to deliver pallets to Bethel, Alaska via Ravn Alaska. From there, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest, Events
Thursday, February 18, 2021
ANCHORAGE, AK (February 18, 2021) – Cornerstone announces two additions to the company: Jordyn High joins as an Accountant and Kyler Dias joins as a Project Manager.  Jordyn brings several years of experience in the Alaskan construction industry, including work for both general and specialty contractors. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting at ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Members
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Best Beginnings is looking for a few good men – and women! This June, three of our longest-serving members will complete their third three-year terms and must leave the Best Beginnings board. Along with so many other wonderful board members over the years, they committed time, talent, and treasure to enable Best Beginnings to fulfill its vision and mission of mobilizing resources to ensure all ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
AEDC's 2021 Economic Forecast Luncheon featured keynote speakers Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Gov. Mike Dunleavy along with Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson and AEDC Board of Directors Chair Mike Huston.  AEDC President & CEO Bill Popp presents the 1-Year Economic Forecast for Anchorage and shares the results of the following updates and reports: Year-End Real-Time Jobs Intelligence ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Members
Monday, February 15, 2021
Thompson & Co. PR sponsors PRSSA memberships ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Eligible students at the University of Alaska Anchorage can get a membership at no cost to them to the national Public Relations Student Society of America. The organization prepares students pursuing a career in public relations and communications to be workforce-ready when they graduate by providing them access to local and global ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Friday, February 12, 2021
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (FEBRUARY 12, 2021) – Donlin Gold and Desert Air are partnering to send water and other resources to the community of Tuluksak after a fire destroyed the village’s only source of clean water. On Monday, a Desert Air DC-3 delivered multiple 200-gallon water tanks, pumps, hoses, garbage cans, totes, baby wipes and other paper products, along with a supply of drinking water to the ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
26th Annual Military Appreciation Breakfast “Curbside Pickup” Style  What: Alaska USA will honor members of Alaska’s armed forces, including 12 recipients of the Service Person of the Year award and the Military Spouse of the Year.  When: Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.  Where: Historic Anchorage Hotel  330 E St, Anchorage, AK 99501  Who: Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and Alaska Service ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Anchorage Concert Association partners with Leslie Robertson for mobile paint kits Anchorage, AK - Anchorage Concert Association created the Community Artist Project to partner with local artists to create short-term projects that provide connections between communities throughout Anchorage while social events, venues, and performances remain limited due to the COVID-19 crisis. The World as ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced Suzanne Clark will become the next chief executive officer of the world’s largest business organization, effective March 11, 2021, the date of the organization’s next Board of Directors meeting.      Clark currently serves as the president of the U.S. Chamber, a director on two corporate boards, and she is a former business owner. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 14, 2021
AIR + SKI PACKAGE Reach the Last Frontier of Skiing and enjoy over 470 inches of snow in under 5 hours from most major US cities! Get our package deal to SAVE on your flight, room and lift ticket. Starting at: $300 weekend / $250 midweek. The Alaska Airlines package includes a ski lift ticket per registered adult, per night of stay and one Alaska Airlines coupon code for 25% off coach fares ...read more
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Wednesday, September 09, 2020
ANCHORAGE – Local gig economy workers have the support of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, with its board approving the development of the Anchorage Gig Economy Network and establishing a committee that will prioritize opportunities that foster growth for the budding economic sector. The chamber appointed Far North Fashion blogger Lesli Olson to its Board of Directors and to chair an ad hoc ...read more
Categories: Diversity & Inclusion, Members, Chamber, Press Release