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Anchorage Chamber Of Commerce Organizes Largest Military Appreciation Event In The State


Anchorage Chamber Military Appreciation Week Concludes with Picnics tomorrow

Anchorage- Anchorage has long enjoyed a rich history and strong relationship with the local military, a billion dollar local economic driver.

In appreciation, the Anchorage Chamber will host its 17th annual Military Appreciation Picnics, held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 8 at JBER - Elmendorf (Paxton Park) and JBER - Richardson (Buckner Physical Fitness Center). 

More than 150 people from the business community will serve an estimated 8,000 servicemen, women and their families and pause to say "thank you" to military personnel, many of whom have recently returned from active duty overseas.

Highlights include:         Games, face painting and children's activities at both locations

                                    Military Vehicle Show - JBER-Richardson

                                    Live Music

                                    Arctic Warrior Olympics - JBER-Elmendorf

                                    Recreational Adult Games, including "speed ball" - JBER-Richardson


The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member-driven business organization with more than 1,100 members representing 60,000 employees.  For businesses interested in membership, annual fees are based on the type of organization and number of full-time year-round employees.  More information about the Anchorage Chamber is available on its website at Anchoragechamber.org or by calling (907) 272-2401.

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