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U.S. Small Business Administration Celebrates 65 Years July 30 None 

U.S. Small Business Administration Celebrates 65 Years July 30

On July 30, 2018, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates 65 years of powering the American dream and helping entrepreneurs start, grow, expand and recover their small business. The following are 10 things you might not know about the SBA...

Alaskans’ Economic Confidence Rebounds in Second Quarter None 

Alaskans’ Economic Confidence Rebounds in Second Quarter

Alaskans’ confidence in their state and local economies, as well as their personal financial outlooks, jumped in the second quarter of 2018.

New Law Protects Alaska’s Real Estate Market None 

New Law Protects Alaska’s Real Estate Market

A bill ensuring that companies in the business of helping Alaskans appraise real estate can continue to operate was signed into law.

From Alaska to Nebraska – Alaskan Beer in the Cornhusker State None 

From Alaska to Nebraska – Alaskan Beer in the Cornhusker State

Award-winning beer from the Last Frontier is coming to Nebraska this summer, as beer from the Alaskan Brewing Company will begin to be distributed there in early August.

UAF to Host Small Business Innovation Research Road Tour None 

UAF to Host Small Business Innovation Research Road Tour

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host the Small Business Innovation Research Road Tour on July 20, which offers a detailed overview of federal programs that annually provide more than $2.5 billion in seed funding to early stage businesses and innovations.

KeyBank Recognized As One Of The 50 Most Community-Minded Companies In The United States None 

KeyBank Recognized As One Of The 50 Most Community-Minded Companies In The United States

KeyBank has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Edward Jones Named One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine None 

Edward Jones Named One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine

Financial-services firm Edward Jones was recognized as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the country by Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine, according to Al Biss, an Edward Jones Financial Advisor in Anchorage Alaska.

Zenith American Solutions Adds Lester “Skeet” Black to Anchorage Office None 

Zenith American Solutions Adds Lester “Skeet” Black to Anchorage Office

Zenith American Solutions welcomed a new member of the Client Services team, Skeet Black, located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska USA Foundation Gives $93,500 to Support Youth and Military Programs None 

Alaska USA Foundation Gives $93,500 to Support Youth and Military Programs

Alaska USA Foundation has donated $93,500 to benefit eight non-profit organizations that provide needs-based services in the states of Alaska and California.

Alaska Credit Union League Donates $5,000 to Non-Profits & Appointed New Board of Directors None 

Alaska Credit Union League Donates $5,000 to Non-Profits & Appointed New Board of Directors

The Alaska Credit Union League (ACUL) donated a total of $5,000 to Homer based non-profits Homer Wilderness Leaders (HoWL) and Hospice of Homer. Alaska USA Foundation and Credit Union 1 donated an additional $2,500 apiece, for a total of $5,000 to each of the two non-profits.