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RE/MAX Dynamic Properties welcomes two new people to their Alaska team None 

RE/MAX Dynamic Properties welcomes two new people to their Alaska team

RE/MAX Dynamic Properties welcomes Betsy Mehler who is a fourth generation Alaskan with strong family roots in the community. Betsy has worked with a variety of real estate brokerages throughout Anchorage and is pursuing her career in real estate sales. The company also welcomes David Matthys. Matthys came to Alaska in 2008 and worked in the fitness industry, and is pursuing his career in real estate sales. David was born in the Congo, and lived in Belgium.

New advocacy and public affairs agency to open in the new year None 

New advocacy and public affairs agency to open in the new year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A new public affairs and advocacy agency is launching in Alaska, with deep roots and expertise in public relations, strategic communications and public policy.

Alaska USA Foundation donates $42,500 to support community non-profits None 

Alaska USA Foundation donates $42,500 to support community non-profits

Alaska USA Foundation contributed $42,500 to support a variety of non-profits that are vital fixtures in the communities they serve.

NANA Divests Four Anchorage Hotels to JL Properties None 

NANA Divests Four Anchorage Hotels to JL Properties

NANA sold four Anchorage hotels, effective November 7. The new owner, JL Properties, is an Alaska-based real estate and investment firm. The sale is designed to allow NANA to concentrate on furthering Alaska’s resource development industries, including the Red Dog Mine, and its strong federal and commercial group opportunities.

Jed Ballard Joins Northrim BanCorp as Chief Financial Officer Following Frye’s Transition to Corporate Accounting Manager None 

Jed Ballard Joins Northrim BanCorp as Chief Financial Officer Following Frye’s Transition to Corporate Accounting Manager

Northrim BanCorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NRIM) (“Northrim” or the "Company") today announced it is hiring Jed Ballard to be Chief Financial Officer following the voluntary transition of Latosha Frye to Senior Vice President, Corporate Accounting Manager.

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.