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Shop “Small” this Saturday None 

Shop “Small” this Saturday

Linda McMahon, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is reminding Americans that shopping on Small Business Saturday supports America’s thriving small businesses.

MSHF News: Nearly $5 Million in Grant Awards None 

MSHF News: Nearly $5 Million in Grant Awards

Fourteen Mat-Su organizations were recently awarded a total of $4,926,881 in grants from the Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF). Grant amounts ranged from $60,000 for Wasilla Area Seniors (WASI) to purchase a new van, to $1,698,000 for a new library and community center upgrades in Willow.

Applebee’s® Announces Kevin Carroll as New Chief Operations Officer and  Welcomes Two New Franchisees to the Neighborhood None 

Applebee’s® Announces Kevin Carroll as New Chief Operations Officer and Welcomes Two New Franchisees to the Neighborhood

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar®, in a move that positions the brand for a return to profitable growth and long-term success, has promoted Kevin Carroll, a restaurant operator with nearly three decades of experience, to senior vice president, chief operations officer, reporting directly to John Cywinski, president, Applebee’s. Carroll joined Applebee’s in June 2017 as vice president of operations, and brings a deep understanding of the complexities of restaurant operations to the Applebee’s brand and will focus on building a vibrant operating culture of accountability.

Job Fair - Ready. Set. Work: November 17, 2017 None 

Job Fair - Ready. Set. Work: November 17, 2017

Are you looking for a better job or to re-enter the workforce? Join Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska this Friday (November 17, 2017) at the Centennial Hall for a Job Fair! There are a lot of great job opportunities in Juneau so let us help you find your next career! Dress for success and bring Your resumé!

Alaska Business Owner Selected for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program None 

Alaska Business Owner Selected for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Linnea Cummings, founder and owner of Alaska Dinner Factory, has been selected and is participating in the highly-competitive Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. The program is designed to spur small business growth by providing an intensive course structure, mentorship, and advisory services over a three-month period. The goal: creating jobs and economic opportunity.

It's here! Take the annual Anchorage Business Confidence Index Survey now None 

It's here! Take the annual Anchorage Business Confidence Index Survey now

What issues does your business think are most important to the Anchorage economy? Take our quick, confidential survey to share your thoughts. The results will form the 2018 Anchorage Business Confidence Index, released at the AEDC Economic Forecast Luncheon Jan. 31, 2018. Bonus: All participants will have a chance to win two tickets from Alaska Airlines. Click the button below to get started. If you're curious to see how the responses are going to be used, take a look at the 2017 report here.

Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays None 

Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays

The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers about steps they can take now to ensure smooth processing of their 2017 tax return and avoid a delay in getting their refund next year. This is the first in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. Additionally, the IRS has a special page on its website with steps to take now for the 2018 tax filing season.

 Alaska USA members and Alaska USA Foundation raise more than $77,000 in annual food drive None 

Alaska USA members and Alaska USA Foundation raise more than $77,000 in annual food drive

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members contributed $77,900 to support community food banks during the annual Cash for Cans food drive.

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announces executive appointments None 

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union announces executive appointments

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union has appointed three individuals to fill executive positions within the organization.

 Alaska's Economy Then and Now None 

Alaska's Economy Then and Now

The Alaska economy is currently in the midst of the second year of a recession sparked by the decline in oil prices. This decline has not only resulted in a reduction of private economic activity but has also resulted in sizable budget deficits given the state’s historical reliance on oil revenues to fund government.