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Acting Anchorage Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson and Covenant House Alaska were named top honoree in the large city category of the 2020 U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo CommunityWINS grant program. The Municipality of Anchorage was selected as one of eight recipients out of 139 applicants for CommunityWINS, which recognizes outstanding mayoral-based initiatives that reduce the cost burden of housing and increase access to safe, affordable places to live. As part of being selected, Covenant House
Honoring the past and protecting the future is the goal of the Alaska USA Foundation as a $10,000 donation is made to the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces Program (SAF). These funds will be divided equally in Alaska, Arizona, California, and Washington to help provide care and comfort to members of the military. For more than 140 years, the American Red Cross has provided care and comfort to military members and their families through the following services: Providing
FedEx Express announced today that it is adding a new, permanent night shift to its operations at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC). “FedEx Express is adding a second shift to sort import cargo at the Anchorage International Airport and is looking to fill 230 positions,” said Dale Shaw, Managing Director for FedEx Express in Alaska and Hawaii. "This is great news from one of AEDC's original members," said Bill Popp, AEDC President & CEO. "This signals a significant expansion of FedEx
Spring Acupuncture & Wellness Clinic Are you fatigued? Feeling stressed? Have you noticed changes in your physical and/or mental wellbeing? It’s time to Center yourself. The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Snow Blossom Acupuncture LLC - Wellness & Float Center and Live Breathe Alaska have partnered together to provide the benefits of Acupuncture & Qigong to Alaskans.This donation-based Community Health Trauma Clinic includes group auricular acupuncture treatments & Qigong geared specifically
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Changing the world through sport begins with community. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is proud of its commitment to community in supporting Special Olympics Alaska with a donation of $20,000. Special Olympics Alaska’s mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. COVID-19 provided many obstacles for Special Olympics Alaska, but this organization is used to breaking
This April, we are giving you 30 ways in 30 days to support local Alaska businesses and our economy. If every Alaska household shifted $20 of their spending to local businesses instead of non-locally owned businesses, an estimated additional $103 million would stay and circulate through the Alaska economy. Small changes have a big impact and we want to help make it easy for you to BuyAlaska. Download the 30 Ways in 30 Days to Elevate Alaska and challenge yourself to check off every one. We know you can do
Alaskans for Litter Prevention & Recycling (ALPAR) annual awards recognize companies, organizations or individuals that have made significant impact in litter prevention and recycling. They are intended to celebrate their achievements and commitment as well as provide inspiration for others. Award nomination procedures and criteria: The applicant or project must be located/conducted in Alaska.You may nominate your business/organization but not yourself personally. Submit nominations to:
Call for Submissions: Connecting Through ArtA Mental Health Month Art Show Alaska Behavioral Health, NAMI – Anchorage, and Out North are teaming up to host an art show in the month of May in celebration of Mental Health Month. We value the power that comes with sharing one’s lived experiences and the connections that can be made in doing so. We also recognize that sharing an experience doesn’t always require words. This is why we are so excited to provide an opportunity for Alaskans to visually
“Metamorphosis” ANCHORAGE – The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Group (YPG) is proud to host the first virtual Alaska Young Professionals Summit on April 16-17, 2021 via Whova, an award-winning event and conference app. This growing group is enthusiastic to reach even further across the state to develop Alaska’s workforce and prepare, motivate and inspire them to be better, more productive leaders and employees in our communities. The two-day summit will host immersive workshops and
Anchorage Community Development Authority Names Melinda Gant as the new Community Development and External Affairs Director
Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA), which oversees parking in downtown Anchorage and land redevelopment for the Municipality of Anchorage, has promoted Melinda Gant as its new Community Development & External Affairs Director. "Since 1996, ACDA’s Parking & Development departments have benefited from Ms. Gant’s vast business and educational experience, commitment to the community, and development of new programs which has made her a valuable asset for ACDA,” said Andrew Halcro, Executive
ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2021-- Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALSK) (“Alaska Communications” or the “Company”) announced that, based on the preliminary voting results from a special meeting of stockholders held on Friday, March 12, 2021, Alaska Communications’ stockholders have approved the adoption of the previously announced merger agreement relating to the proposed transaction between Alaska Communications and a newly formed entity created by ATN International,
U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, heads to Asia before US-China meeting In advance of the meeting later this week in Anchorage between U.S. and Chinese government officials, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and his delegation, stopped through Anchorage yesterday on their way to Japan and Korea for consultations with these American partners in Northeast Asia prior to the Anchorage meeting. During their stopover, WTC Anchorage Executive Director, Greg Wolf, had the opportunity for a meet and
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 committee responsible for further developing the effort. “Gig workers are a strong segment of Anchorage’s