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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.

Governor Walker Signs Legislation Protecting Permanent Fund, Approving Yearly Budgets None 
Boys and Girls Clubs Receives $20,000 from First National to Fund Programs in 2018 and 2019 None 
Alaska Credit Union League Donates $18,250 to Alaska Business Week None 
Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission Delegates Return Home None 

Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission Delegates Return Home

AIDEA Board Approves Loan for New Medical Building in Anchorage None 

AIDEA Board Approves Loan for New Medical Building in Anchorage

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board approved a loan participation for a project located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Taylor Welcomed to FNBA Board of Directors None 

Taylor Welcomed to FNBA Board of Directors

Alaska Regional Hospital Chief Executive Officer Julie Taylor, a longtime management and medical professional, has joined First National Bank Alaska’s Board of Directors, the bank recently announced.

Alaska Retail Business Update None 

Alaska Retail Business Update

Retailers who have had recent closures include Toys R’ Us, Sam’s Club, and Sears. The stores employed approximately 500 people throughout Alaska.

State Seeks Nominations for 2018 Farm Family of the Year None 

State Seeks Nominations for 2018 Farm Family of the Year

The Alaska Division of Agriculture invites the public to submit nominations for the 19th Annual Farm Family of the Year award. The award will be presented at the Alaska State Fair.

Small Businesses’ Input About Health Insurance Costs Is Requested None 

Small Businesses’ Input About Health Insurance Costs Is Requested

The Alaska Division of Insurance, in coordination with organizations such as the Alaska Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Businesses, is asking small business employers in Alaska to complete a survey to inform strategies for lowering health insurance premiums in the small group market.