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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 40th anniversary – now that’s a party! For more information, see the landing page at alparalaska.com
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 $16.70/hourBenefits include:Priority childcare placement with a 15% discountNew Hire BonusesPaid Annual and Sick
Alaska Communications To Provide Satellite Connectivity to Support the Lower Yukon School District’s Families and Students With Home Internet Service
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 directly to students’ homes in their villages in western Alaska. The communities served include Alakanuk, Emmonak,
Doyon, Limited and Alaska Communications Will Bring Affordable, High-Speed Broadband to Five Tribal Communities in Alaska
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 United States with a fiber-optic cable that will be the foundation for expanding broadband to communities in the
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 Bash is getting local kids ready for success, bringing community partners and resources together. The event is
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 Lundfelt, will remain President and CEO of the combined $12 billion asset organization. Current President and
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 and brightest in Alaska business,” said Kati Capozzi, Alaska Chamber president and CEO. “Whether a company
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 to two deserving organizations, the Girdwood Fire and Rescue and the Girdwood Health Clinic. Girdwood Fire
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 so, you've come to the right place. The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce has some tips to help you get started
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 Course. The tournament brought business partners, credit union leaders and the community together to support these