Alaska’s nonprofit sector is not just about charitable giving, it’s also one of the state’s largest employers. While many nonprofits operate behind the scenes, Alaska Business is committed to providing coverage of these important organizations as they advance their respective missions. This sector includes entities such as Pick.Click.Give., United Way, the Foraker Group, Salvation Army, Alaska Federation of Natives, and the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, to name just a few.
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Six outstanding Alaska business leaders will join the Alaska Business Hall of Fame at the annual Junior Achievement recognition event in January.
The Red Cross of Alaska was on the ground immediately following the earthquake, providing support to those in need. It attributed its success to the dedication of government and nonprofit partners, volunteerism, and donations.
One of Anchorage’s oldest youth soccer clubs has entered into a partnership with the MLS Portland Timbers and NWSL Portland Thorns FC.
EasyPark announced 6th & H, 7th & G and 5th & B parking garages purple level (2nd floor) will have dedicated parking spaces for recipients of the Purple Heart medal and preferred parking spaces will be donated to those recipients.
The Native Village of Hooper Bay and RurAL CAP)will open a women’s domestic violence shelter in the Hooper Bay sub-region in early 2020 as a result of extensive collaboration with community stakeholders.
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TDX Corporation, announced that Tina Woods, PhD, has been appointed as Chief Administrative Officer. In her new role, Woods will be responsible for overall leadership of the TDX Support Services Center.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) is proud to announce the appointment of its new Chief Technology Innovation Officer (CTIO), Hans Roeterink of Seattle.
Kristi Williams joined Calista Corporation as the Government Relations Manager this summer. Prior to her employment with Calista, Williams owned a consulting firm in Anchorage that specialized in Alaska Native tribal advocacy.
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The Marx Bros. Café
Jack Amon and Richard “Van” Hale opened the doors of the Marx Bros. Café on October 18, 1979; however, the two had already been partners in cuisine for some time, having created the Wednesday Night Gourmet Wine Tasting Society and Volleyball Team Which Now Meets on Sunday, a weekly evening of food and wine. It was actually the end of the weekly event that spurred the name of the restaurant: hours after its final service, Amon and Hale were hauling equipment and furnishings out of their old location and to their now-iconic building on Third Street, all while managing arguments about equipment ownership, a visit from the police, and quite a bit of wine. “If you’ve ever seen the movie ‘A Night at the Opera” starring the Marx Brothers, that’s what it was like,” Hale explains.