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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.

Nicolas Petit Wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award None 

Nicolas Petit Wins BBNC Fish First Iditarod Award

Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit received the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award as the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint in the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

GCI’s Channel 907 Bringing Alaska High School ‘March Madness’ Statewide None 

GCI’s Channel 907 Bringing Alaska High School ‘March Madness’ Statewide

GCI’s Channel 907 will be the place to catch Alaska high school basketball action throughout the month of March, bringing local sports coverage to Alaskans across the state. Channel 907 will be airing the 3A Western Regional Tournament and the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Basketball State Championship games at the Alaska Airlines Center for 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A high school basketball.

Coastal Villages Region Fund Welcomes New Democratically-Elected Board Members None 

Coastal Villages Region Fund Welcomes New Democratically-Elected Board Members

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) welcomed seven new members to the Board of Directors, congratulated an incumbent board member on his re-election, and expressed thanks to the outgoing members for their service to the company.

Free Tax Return Assistance Available to 20 Communities in Western Alaska None 

Free Tax Return Assistance Available to 20 Communities in Western Alaska

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) has partnered again this year with the Alaska Business Development Center (ABDC) to provide free tax return assistance to residents of the CVRF region through ABDC’s volunteer tax and loan program.

Landye Bennett Blumstein Names New Partner None 

Landye Bennett Blumstein Names New Partner

The law firm of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP is pleased to announce that Leslie R. Need has become a partner in the firm. Need works in the firm’s Anchorage office.

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital Patients Now Have Traditional Food Options None 

Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital Patients Now Have Traditional Food Options

As part of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital’s (MEH) overarching goal to provide the best care possible to individuals receiving medical care at MEH, the Hospital Nutrition staff, in partnership with NMS, recently began making traditional food options available to inpatients.

Alaska Peninsula Corporation Promotes Brad Angasan to VP Corporate Affairs None 

Alaska Peninsula Corporation Promotes Brad Angasan to VP Corporate Affairs

The Alaska Peninsula Corporation, the Alaska Native Village Corporation of South Naknek, Port Heiden, Ugashik, Kokhanok and Newhalen is announced the promotion of Brad Angasan to VP Corporate Affairs.

Amber Frommherz Promoted to Head Start Director None 

Amber Frommherz Promoted to Head Start Director

The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) announced Amber Frommherz has been promoted to Head Start Director.

Tlingit & Haida Welcomes New Tribal Appellate Court Administrator None 

Tlingit & Haida Welcomes New Tribal Appellate Court Administrator

Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) welcomed Kimberly Martus as the Tribe’s new Tribal Appellate Court Administrator.