Alaska Credit Union League donates $16,000 to Alaska Business Week 2017
Pictured (from left) are Al Strawn, CEO, Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union; Jessica Lavoie, Community Engagement Specialist, Credit Union 1; Nicole Schuh, Executive Director, Alaska Business Week; and Dan McCue, Senior Vice President, Corporate Administration, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union.
Anchorage, Alaska – The Alaska Credit Union League donated $16,000 to Alaska Business Week to support and promote the business education of Alaska’s future leaders and entrepreneurs. The Alaska Credit Union League has supported the Alaska Business Week program since the program started in 2010. The donation will support the League’s mission to improve people’s financial lives through education.
About Alaska Business Week
Alaska Business Week is a one-week summer program for Alaska high school students. The program teaches participants basic principals of private sector business and important leadership skills they will need for their post high school plans. Participants live on a college campus, work as teams on a dynamic business simulation, develop a new product concept, and present their results with the guidance of a mentor from the business community.
About Alaska Credit Union League
The Alaska Credit Union League is comprised of 12 credit unions throughout the state: Alaska District Engineers FCU, Alaska USA FCU, ALPS FCU, City of Fairbanks FCU, Credit Union 1, Denali FCU, Matanuska Valley FCU, MAC FCU, Northern Skies FCU, Spirit of Alaska FCU, Tongass FCU, and True North FCU.