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Anch Chamber "Make it Monday" forums: September 2013

Reservations for all events can be made online at Anchoragechamber.org (Event Calendar) or by contacting the Anchorage Chamber at 272-2401, or e-mail info@anchoragechamber.org.

 

Sept. 9             Advancing Technology in Public Schools

Dena’ina Center, Second Floor

Noon – 1 p.m.  
 

Technology is the game changer to pivot Alaska’s schools toward the future in a rapidly-changing world.  The Alaska 1:1 Digital Initiative, proposed by Governor Parnell, would begin a process for giving each K-12 student a mobile tablet device, enabling on-demand access to the myriad of digital education resources now available. 
Sue Hull, president of the Association of Alaska School Boards, and Bob Whicker, director of the Association of Alaska School Boards Consortium for Digital Learning, will discuss this “first in the nation” opportunity for Alaska’s schools -- to accelerate progress and advance learning. 

 

Cost - Members: $23 ($26 at door), Students: $25, Non-members: $31

 

Sept. 16           State of the City Address

Dena’ina Center, Second Floor

Noon – 1 p.m.
 

Mayor Dan Sullivan will deliver his annual State of the City address to the “Make it Monday” forum audience, giving an overview of the city's finances and what his administration has accomplished over the past year. He'll also discuss the city's upcoming budget challenges. 

 

Cost - Members: $23 ($26 at door), Students: $25, Non-members: $31

 

 

 

 

Sept. 23           Port MacKenzie Update

Dena’ina Center, Second Floor

Noon – 1 p.m.
 

John Moosey, Mat-Su Borough manager, and Don Dyer, Mat-Su Borough economic development director, will give an update on the Port MacKenzie project, including its economic impact and development logistics.

 

Cost - Members: $23 ($26 at door), Students: $25, Non-members: $31

 

Sept. 30           Real Issues Facing Anchorage’s Small Business Community

Dena’ina Center, Second Floor

Noon – 1 p.m.
 

Small business is the lifeblood of our local economy and makes up more than 80 percent of the Anchorage Chamber membership. These companies are creating real jobs and facing real challenges every day. 
Eden Lovejoy, founder of
Yourbusinesslifestyle.com, will present her findings from a recent survey that examines the health of Anchorage’s small business community, local start-ups, successes and failures, and the issues driving the latest trends. 

 

Cost - Members: $23 ($26 at door), Students: $25, Non-members: $31

 

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization with nearly 1,100 members representing roughly 54,000 employees.  For businesses interested in membership, annual fees are based on the type of organization and number of full-time year-round employees.  More information about the Anchorage Chamber and the “Make it Monday” forum is available at Anchoragechamber.org, or by calling 272-2401.

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