Jennifer Harrington signs on as new Executive Director
Anchorage, AK, July 11, 2012. The Board of Directors of Greater Anchorage, Inc. is pleased to announce that
Jennifer Harrington will be the Executive Director of Anchorage Fur Rendezvous effective July 2, 2012.
A life-long Alaskan, Jennifer has a great passion for Alaska’s people history and lifestyle. With over 14 years of non-profit experience in Alaska, Jennifer has a strong background in non-profit management. Most recently
she worked with Providence Alaska Medical Center and the University of Alaska. Jennifer stated that she looks forward to working with the Greater Anchorage Inc. Board of Directors to keep this long-standing festival successful in the years to come.
Anchorage Fur Rendezvous is a ten day winter festival in Anchorage, Alaska, celebrating the life and culture of Alaska. The World Championship Sled Dog Races are the cornerstone event, bringing teams of sled dogs and mushers to Anchorage from across Alaska and all over the world. Other notable Fur Rondy events include the Rondy Carnival, the Grand Parade, Yukigassen, Outhouse Races, Frostbite Footrace and Charlotte Jensen Native Market, Blanket Toss and much more.