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EATA Fall 2017 Newsletter



Fall 2017 Newsletter

Upcoming Event

15th Annual Cowboy Ball

Ladies and gentleman it is that time of year again! Get your dancing boots ready and your auction reflexes honed because the 15th annual Cowboy Ball is on its way. Join us on Saturday, November 4th at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown for an unforgettable night and a great cause. As always, proceeds from the Cowboy Ball support EATA’s therapeutic horsemanship programs for Alaskan children, adults, and veterans living with disabilities. The Cowboy Ball will start at 6pm and include: dinner, silent and live auctions, and EATA’s program for the evening. From 9 – 11:30 the Ken Peltier Band will be performing live and will keep everyone dancing the night away.

Don’t miss out on one of the most memorable nights of the year here in Anchorage. If you love great company, great food, and great music like we do the Cowboy Ball is the event for you. Tickets and tables can be reserved today, online or over the phone. Just go to https://squareup.com/store/EATA/item/cowboy-ball or call 907-566-8768 (TROT) to join us for a night of dinner, dancing, and downright fun.

Employment Opportunity

EATA is seeking a new Executive Director. Are you a self-motivated individual with a passion for non-profit leadership and providing therapeutic services to individuals with physical and developmental disabilities?  Then this is the position for you! Come and work for an organization dedicated to using therapeutic horsemanship to enhance the lives of Alaskans living with disabilities. Our new Executive Director will have experience with non-profit management as well as grant writing and fundraising; be able to work with people from a diverse array of backgrounds; have an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and office management; and be dedicated to the mission of EATA. Knowledge of horse care and stable management is not required but it is highly desired! 

In this position you will work under the direction of the Board of Directors to plan, execute, and manage EATA’s programs. Daily duties involve: administrative oversight; financial oversight; fundraising, development, and public relations responsibilities; and Board of Directors support. Our new Executive Director will work to support the mission of EATA as it continues to grow as a program dedicated to providing high quality equine therapy. Contact our current Executive Director, Rebecca Widmer (rebecca.widmer@equineassistedtherapyalaska.org) for any questions regarding this position.

For a full job description please visit: https://alexsys.dol.alaska.gov/Joborder/JoborderView.aspx?JoborderId=392042
Job #: 392042

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