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Monday, August 15, 2022
Looking for free family fun in August? Matson is sponsoring free chairlift rides at Arctic Valley on Thursday August 25th from 5-8 pm as part of their sponsorship of Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling’s 40th anniversary. While the ride up is free, the walk and the view on the way down is priceless.   Plus, the first 150 people get a free mini cupcake and a beverage as part of ALPAR’s ...read more
Categories: Events, Community
Friday, August 12, 2022
JBER is hosting a Rapid Hiring Event for Child & Youth Care positions onAugust 19th 10 am - 2 pm at the Alaska Job Center 3301 Eagle Street inAnchorage.Join our team and nurture the leaders of tomorrow! During our rapid hiringevent, qualified applicants will be interviewed on-site. Selected candidateswill receive tentative job offers and start pre-employment the same day!Pay starts at ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Military/Veteran, Diversity & Inclusion, Events, Members, Press Release
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
Two new mural projects honor Alaska Native culture Two murals planned by community leaders and created by Alaska Native artists will transform  the face of downtown Anchorage this Fall with imagery that highlights Indigenous culture and inclusivity. The first mural, located on G Street on the east side of the RIM Architecture building, will be painted by Tlingit, Athabaskan, Yup'ik and Filipino ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Monday, August 08, 2022
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska Communications will provide home internet to educators, students and families in 10 villages in the Lower Yukon School District (LYSD) using hybrid satellite technology. In addition to providing middle mile satellite connectivity, Alaska Communications is collaborating with New Horizons Telecom to design and install the equipment needed to deliver internet access ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, August 08, 2022
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – More than 1,000 rural Alaskans in five communities along the Yukon 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 Doyon, Limited and Alaska Communications will connect one of the most underserved regions in the ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, August 08, 2022
Free books inspire young readers at READ UNITED Book BashOrganization rallies community with aim to double reading proficiency by 2026  Access to books is a first step in improving literacy and the Anchorage community is leaping the hurdle by delivering more than 5,000 books at an upcoming United Way of Anchorage event. As families prepare to return to school, the READ UNITED End of Summer Book ...read more
Categories: Community, Members, Press Release, Education
Wednesday, August 03, 2022
The financial investment required to become a professional pilot is a hurdle for many aspiring pilots. Additionally, the U.S. is facing a national pilot shortage caused by a training and hiring slowdown from the pandemic and a wave of early retirements. To support the long-term career success of pilot candidates and to help address the shortage, Leading Edge Flight Academy (LEFA) in Bend, Oregon, ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Monday, August 01, 2022
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, and SPOKANE, Washington – Today, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union (Alaska USA) with headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska, and Global Credit Union (Global) with headquarters in Spokane, Washington, have officially merged. Global will now operate as “Global Credit Union, a Division of Alaska USA Federal Credit Union.”  Under the merger, current President and CEO of Alaska USA, Geoff ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Friday, July 29, 2022
The Chugach Electric Association, Inc., Board of Directors has named Arthur Miller Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Miller has been with Chugach for 32 years, most recently serving as Acting CEO. He replaces Lee Thibert who retired from Chugach earlier this year.   “Arthur is the right person at the right time to lead Chugach,” said Board Chair Bettina Chastain. “He brings a tremendous amount of ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Winners of ‘Bill Bivins Small Business of the Year,’ ‘Rita Sholton Large Business of the Year’ and the ‘William A. Egan Outstanding Alaskan of the Year’ Awards were awarded. ANCHORAGE, AK — The Alaska Chamber recognized two Alaska businesses and one Alaskan in Wednesday’s Premier Business Awards celebration for their outstanding service and dedication to the state. “These awards go to the best ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Members, Press Release
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 27, 2022  Alaska Credit Union League donates $32,000 to Girdwood Fire and Rescue and the Girdwood Health Clinic Girdwood, Alaska – The Alaska Credit Union League (ACUL) held its annual meeting in Girdwood, Alaska, and during that meeting, members of the 10 participating credit unions held an auction that raised $32,000. These funds were split at $16,000 each and donated ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 25, 2022
Starting a business is no easy feat for anyone, and is all the more rewarding if you're living with a disability. Achieving your dreams despite the odds seemingly being stacked against you is, indeed, something you can be proud of.   However, it may be that you're just starting off in the business sector, and you're looking for tips on how to get your business off the ground and running. If ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Members, Community, Press Release
Monday, July 25, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 25, 2022   Annual Alaska USA Foundation Fairway Friends Golf Tournament Raises $130,000 for Local Nonprofits  Anchorage, Alaska – Meeting friends on the fairway and supporting Beacon Hill and Operation Homefront was the goal of more than 120 golfers as they participated in the annual Alaska USA Foundation Fairway Friends Golf Tournament on July 14 at Moose Run Golf ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Events
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced a new funding opportunity for eligible non-profit organizations, state and local government agencies, private sector firms, and institutions of higher learning to provide entrepreneurship training to service-disabled veterans. The awarded organization(s) can use the funding to market, deliver, and scale existing service-disabled ...read more
Categories: Members, Press Release
Monday, July 18, 2022
Focus on understanding energy, career opportunities   Alaska youth taking part in the YWCA Alaska’s Youth Summer Camps will have the opportunity to learn about how electricity is generated, energy efficiency, safety, and future careers in the electric utility industry.  Chugach Electric Assoc., Inc., is partnering with the YWCA this week in a series of lessons for the YWCA Energy Camp. Chugach’s ...read more
Categories: Members, Community, Press Release