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(Fairbanks) The UA College Savings Plan announced that it is changing its name to Alaska 529 as of October 15, 2019. The Alaska-based education savings plan is offered by the Education Trust of Alaska.After 2017 tax reform expanded the use of 529 plans, the Education Trust of Alaska determined the need for a name and a brand that better represents the products and services it provides. “This name change was made to reflect our versatility as an education savings plan that can be used for qualified
Happy Monday! Happening tomorrow night,The Precious Gems Movement Live Taping will be a "Closed Set" exclusive to the members of the Chamber, their affiliates, and business partners. Diamond VIP Services strives to be the bridge for small businesses to have brand visibility at events produced by large corporations and organizations. We can do this by utilizing our platform which consists of the Red Carpet Experience, and the web series called Diamonds Of Alaska, which is currently on YouTube. At the
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 15, 2019 Alaska USA Federal Credit Union selects new executives ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the selection of three new executives. Michelle Bradshaw has been selected to fill the senior vice president of IM governance position. Bradshaw is an accomplished, senior-level leader with more than 20 years of experience in technology and project management. She previously held the position of vice president, IM applications. Laura
NEWS RELEASEDisaster Field Operations Center West Release Date: Oct. 8, 2019Contact: Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.govRelease Number: AK 16148-01Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs& Instagram SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Alaska Small Businesses Economically Impacted by the Swan Lake Fire SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 9, 2019 Alaska USA Foundation donates $78,000 to local nonprofitsANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska USA Foundation donated a total of $78,000 to local nonprofits in Alaska, Arizona, California’s High Desert, and Washington. $15,000 was donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, whose mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth, so they can achieve their full potential.$5,000 was donated to Together! Club House
Under the sea sensation swims into Anchorage Oct. 22-27 at the Atwood Concert Hall ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Disney’s The Little Mermaid comes to life in Anchorage Oct. 22-27 at the Atwood Concert Hall, presented by Anchorage Concert Association. This theatrical stage production will capture hearts with its unforgettable characters and irresistible songs like “Part of Your World” and “Under the Sea.” After 30 years, the ultimate fish-out-of-water story, based on the beloved film, is still making a splash
Located in Anchorage's historic Federal Building, the center hosts exhibits representing natural, historical, and cultural features throughout the state. Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini-tour of Alaska. One can also learn about recreating on public lands in the state as well as materials for educators to bring back to their classrooms. Staffed by National Park Rangers, the center offers a plethora of information: from one-on-one trip planning assistance, to brochures and maps, to camping
Hip Hop Violinist JOSH VIETTI returns to Anchorage performing Live with special invited guests. Saturday, November 9th at the Hard Rock Anchorage, ONE show only! Doors open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm. All table seating and VIP with Meet & Greet available.Call 907-229-3178 for more information and sponsorship opportunities.VIP Tables *limited # of tables available for $200 (seats 4 people)General admission $35 in advance; $40 @ the DoorAll Ages show 18 to enter; 21+up with ID to drinkBuy Tickets
CHUGACH ELECTRIC ALERTS MEMBERS OF RATE INCREASE DUE TO WILDFIRELoss of Bradley Lake hydropower impacts cost Chugach Electric Association, Inc., is alerting members to expect rate increases in the coming months following the Swan Lake Fire which damaged the transmission line that connects the Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Project to the Chugach system. The transmission line has been out of service for several weeks at the request of fire crews fighting the fire, which has now burned over 167,000 acres on the
COPPER RIVER SEAFOODS ACCEPTS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES NATIONAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
Anchorage, AK, September 13, 2019 – NASWA presented the 2019 National Business of the Year Award to founder and CEO Scott Blake of Copper River Seafoods for recognition with their efforts in workforce development and utilization of Job Center Programs. The award ceremony was held on September 11, 2019 in Boston, MA at the Boston Plaza Hotel Grand Ball Room, where Copper River Seafoods received the 2019 National Business of the Year Award trophy. The National Business of the Year award recognizes a small,
ANCHORAGE – The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s 62nd Annual Gold Pan Awards “Hollywood Glam” was held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. Chamber members and guests enjoyed a plated dinner and drinks followed by music and dancing, plus a game of Heads or Tails where a lucky winner earned themselves two round-trip tickets courtesy of Alaska Airlines.The Gold Pan Awards recognized and celebrated the accomplishments of eleven nominees. Awards were given to individuals,
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Railroad commences 2019-20 winter service on Saturday, Sept. 21. The Aurora Winter Train schedule offers northbound rail service from Anchorage to Fairbanks on Saturdays, the return southbound journey on Sundays, and select midweek departures in November, December, January and March.The striking winter landscapes along this route are breathtaking with snow-covered mountains, and the crisp winter air often gives riders a clear view of Denali, the tallest peak in North America.
Have a ‘spooktacular’ time onboard Alaska Railroad’s Kids’ Halloween Train Tickets are on sale now and they are expected to sell out quickly ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Have a scary good time this fall onboard the Alaska Railroad’s Kids’ Halloween Train. The family-friendly special event train offers two departures from the Anchorage Depot on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The train travels 2.5 hours round trip from Anchorage to Indian, allowing plenty of time for the whole family to enjoy a ride
The Plaza Café, operated by NMS and located in the BP tower in Anchorage, launched a new green initiative this week, replacing disposable to-go containers with green reusable containers. Rough estimates predict that this program will eliminate the use of more than 100,000 disposable containers annually. “As adoption of the program increases, we can expect the number of disposable containers used to decrease even more,” says Plaza Café manager, Eric Quint. The new program is simple and cost-effective.
September 19, 2019 10:00am - 5:30pm Anchorage Financial Center, 2nd Floor 500 West 36th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99503 Bring a current resume and learn about our amazing career opportunities Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insuranceGreat pay, flexible schedules, and paid vacationBonus programs and matching 401(k)Discounts on mortgage and auto loans Browse job opportunities at: alaskausa.org/careers Equal opportunity employer
What is a Real ID? It's an Alaska driver's lilcense or state ID that meets the highest security standards required by federal law. Beginning October 1, 2020, Alaska residents will need a Real ID, Passport, Military ID or other federally compliant ID to fly on commercial airlines, visit or work on a military base or other federal property.Is it Mandatory? No. Your Alaska driver's license or state ID will still be valid for other identification purposes, except flying or visiting federal properties. For
Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall is the newest member of The Alaska Club board of directors. Randall is a longtime member of The Alaska Club and her deep knowledge of Alaska and its people, along with her commitment to family, is a perfect fit with The Alaska Club’s core values. Kikkan will bring her unique and extensive perspective on training, physical fitness and personal health to The Alaska Club’s management team.“I’m excited to begin working with The Alaska Club board of directors,” said Randall.
Today's workplace superhero must deal with a lot! Please join The Wilson Agency and Alera ConnectHR for our fall seminar on October 22nd from 3-6pm at the Petroleum Club. We will provide you with insight on navigating the Bermuda Triangle of Leave - from the kind we all enjoy (resting in our fortress of solitude with umbrella beverages) to the kind we don't much like (struck down by our arch nemesis in our prime). This will be a stimulating and interactive seminar and will include appetizers, drinks and
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 20, 2019 For More Information Contact:Kim Rufen-BlanchetteJunior Achievement of Alaska, Inc.(907) firstname.lastname@example.org@ Twitter/ja_alaska Go Back to School…as a Junior Achievement Volunteer As Kids Head Back to School, JA is Seeking Classroom Volunteers Anchorage, AK —Back-to-school season is here. In the coming days, thousands of area students will be back in school to learn the “three R’s” – Reading, Writing and
BP is investing more than $280,000 in UAA’s College of Engineering and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) in 2019, benefitting not only current university students, but also elementary school students and engineering professionals supported by the college’s extensive programs. “At UAA, we’re training the next generation of our state’s workforce,” said Dr. Kenrick Mock, Interim Dean of UAA’s College of Engineering. “Partnerships like this allow us to expand our impact and support the