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Alaska Public Media Hires Shelly Wozniak as Director of Radio Programming and On-Air Promotions None 

Alaska Public Media Hires Shelly Wozniak as Director of Radio Programming and On-Air Promotions

Alaska Public Media (AKPM) welcomed Shelly Wozniak back to the organization as the Director of FM Programming & On-Air Promotions. Wozniak previously worked at AKPM as the original host and co-producer of the award-winning program AK.

70 Alaska Students will Each Receive a $2,000 scholarship for 2018-19 School Year None 

70 Alaska Students will Each Receive a $2,000 scholarship for 2018-19 School Year

GCI continued its commitment to developing Alaska’s next generation of leaders and announced a $140,000 statewide scholarship program for Alaska students who are pursuing secondary education.

Everts Father and Son Honored as UAF Business Leaders of the Year None 

Everts Father and Son Honored as UAF Business Leaders of the Year

The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will honor Cliff and Rob Everts as business leaders of the year during a sold-out dinner and award ceremony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, in the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel’s Gold Room.

Pick.Click.Give. Pledges Reflect Alaskan Generosity, Economy None 

Pick.Click.Give. Pledges Reflect Alaskan Generosity, Economy

Now in its 10th year, PCG has paid out over $18.5 million to nearly 1,000 individual nonprofits across the state. As of April 2, Alaskans added an additional $2.5 million to that figure. While Alaskans who have filed for their PFD may add or adjust pledges through August 31, the April report is an accurate reflection of how the philanthropic community will benefit when checks are disbursed in October.

Overflow Ice as Northern Oasis None 

Overflow Ice as Northern Oasis

Overflow ice, also known as aufeis, is like a field of arctic daisies that comes back year after year. Aufeis that clogs northern valleys is born when frigid winter air meets cold water welling up to the ground’s surface. Aufeis dies when warm air finally melts it in July or August.

New Faces to Staff Alutiiq Museum Gallery None 
University of Alaska President’s Innovation Challenge Winners Announced None 

University of Alaska President’s Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

Three teams comprised of University of Alaska Anchorage students and Anchorage community partners presented to a panel of judges their innovative ideas to address top-of-mind community issues in the final phase of an innovation challenge sponsored by the University of Alaska.

Anchorage Resident Patty Ginsburg Receives Prestigious Award from American Lung Association None 
Mat-Su Health Foundation Makes Ten-Year Commitment to Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation None 

Mat-Su Health Foundation Makes Ten-Year Commitment to Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation

The Mat-Su Health Foundation (MSHF) has increased its annual grant award to the Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation to $550,000 per year for ten years.

KeyBank Foundation Supports American Indian and Alaska Native Businesses with a Grant Commitment to the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development None 

KeyBank Foundation Supports American Indian and Alaska Native Businesses with a Grant Commitment to the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development

The KeyBank Foundation, the non-profit charitable organization funded by KeyCorp has awarded a grant to the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. The funds, which amount to $300,000 over two years to support Native American businesses nationwide, including in Alaska, will be used to create a new program called National Center Technical Assistance and Procurement program, or NCTAP.