News for Community

Friday, June 14, 2024
Ski village, workforce housing, childcare and recreation facilities drive new development in Girdwood  GIRDWOOD, Alaska (June 14, 2024) –– Alyeska Resort has received approval from the Municipality of Anchorage for its plans to transform the resort through the new Master Planned Village at Alyeska. This milestone follows two years of intensive community engagement and collaboration with resort ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, June 14, 2024
GIRDWOOD, Alaska (June 14, 2024) –– The YMCA of Alaska and Alyeska Resort has signed a Letter of Intent to construct a new recreation center and ice rink facility in Girdwood, Alaska. This key development is a part of the Resort’s greater plans for expansion around Alyeska Resort and marks a significant step in addressing the community’s recreational needs. The team at YMCA of Alaska and Alyeska ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
This summer, the Arby's Foundation will also match donations to No Kid HungryAnchorage, Alaska (June 10, 2024) - The Arby's Foundation is dedicated to giving back to its communities across the country, and throughout 2024, it will donate $4.5 million to organizations that support childhood hunger, youth leadership and career readiness initiatives. Of the total donation amount, $1 million will go ...read more
Categories: Members, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Anchorage Residents Launch Project Anchorage, Effort to Improve Quality of Life and Diversify Anchorage Revenue SourcesBusiness community solicits project ideas from Anchorage residents Anchorage, Alaska—A coalition of Anchorage business leaders and residents announced today the launch of Project Anchorage, an initiative designed to lower property taxes, increase livability, promote economic ...read more
Categories: Economic, Members, Community, Government, Press Release
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Business community solicits project ideas from Anchorage residents Anchorage, Alaska—A coalition of Anchorage business leaders and residents announced today the launch of Project Anchorage, an initiative designed to lower property taxes, increase livability, promote economic growth, and broaden the city’s revenue sources so visitors and commuters also contribute. Led by Anchorage Economic ...read more
Categories: Government, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 10, 2024
(ANCHORAGE) - On Thursday June 6th, KeyBank hosted its 33nd annual Neighbors Make the Difference Day®. Teammates in Alaska spent time volunteering with community organizations by completing projects as a group. They joined thousands of KeyBank teammates nationwide in receiving paid time off to volunteer at more than 550 projects in the neighborhoods where they live and work. LOCAL NEIGHBORS ...read more
Categories: Community, Members, Press Release
Friday, June 07, 2024
“Taking Flight” is a new permanent installation on the lawn of the Anchorage Museum that invites connection while providing rest for museum goers and passersby. It’s not your traditional park bench, its construction is a hanging wing anchored by five cement blocks representing the five regions of Alaska working together to support the flight of bench users.   The bench is a memorial for Ed ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Members
Wednesday, June 05, 2024
The Anchorage Museum's annual Thanksgiving weekend craft event happens 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, and Saturday, Nov. 30. We are accepting applications from artists whose work is crafted and/or designed in Alaska. Submission deadline is June 30. Notifications will be issued Monday, July 15. We provide: - festive holiday atmosphere with music  - free event admission  - no table fee - 10' ...read more
Categories: Events, Press Release, Community, Members
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Concerts, comedy, dance and more give Alaskans a diverse season of inspirationANCHORAGE, AK – Anchorage Concert Association is pleased to announce its full lineup of shows for the 2024/2025 season are on sale through subscription now. All shows will be at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.St. Paul & The Broken Bones have reached stratospheric heights with their raucous blend of rock, soul, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Diversity & Inclusion, Economic, Events, Fun Facts, Members, Press Release
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Anchorage, AK —The Alaska Chamber will host the Alaska state finals of the 2024 National Civics Bee on June 13th at 11am, organized in partnership with The Civic Trust of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The National Civics Bee is an initiative aimed at encouraging more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. The winner of Alaska’s Civics Bee competition ...read more
Categories: Community, Events, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Bylaw amendments approved The membership of Chugach Electric Association, Inc. elected two directors to the utility’s seven-member board of directors in the 2024 election. After four weeks of voting, election results were announced Friday night, May 17, at the electric cooperative’s annual meeting held in Anchorage at ChangePoint Alaska. Four candidates ran for the two open seats on the Chugach ...read more
Categories: Members, Community, Events, Economic
Wednesday, May 01, 2024
The 2024 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics application is officially open! Is your business built on trust and integrity? Are you committed to elevating your character, culture, customer relationships, and community support? If you answered "yes" to the questions above, then it's time to apply for the Torch Awards! BBB Torch Awards winners represent the gold standard for businesses in our community. Are ...read more
Categories: Members, Community, 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