Thousands of area students are back in school to learn the “three R’s”—Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. But there is a fourth “R” that many students may be missing out on, and that’s “Relevance” as it relates to what they are learning in school and how it will apply later in life.
Considering that many of the state’s students will stay in Alaska and work for local companies after graduation, it makes good business sense for these organizations to take part in the learning process.
The Alaska Credit Union League held its annual meeting in Talkeetna and during that meeting, auction proceeds and individual donations made for a total donation of $15,000 to the Upper Susitna Food Pantry.
The chair of the University of Alaska Board of Regents has announced appointments to a task force that will explore options for the university system’s future structure, outlined the options the group will consider, and set out the process the task force will follow.
Each winter, Coastal Villages Region Fund supports elders and provides energy assistance to families in its twenty member communities through the longstanding Elder and Heating Oil Programs.
Alaska USA Foundation contributed $84,500 to community nonprofits in the first quarter of the year.
The Alaska Division of Agriculture invites the public to submit nominations for the 20th Annual Farm Family of the Year award, which will be presented at the 2019 Alaska State Fair.
Seattle Pride announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade.
This spring, Alaskan Brewing will team up with local nonprofits to host its annual community cleanups in Alaska as part of its Coastal CODE (Clean Oceans Depend on Everyone) initiative.
Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) kicked off the tenth round of its popular People Propel program this past month following the Board of Directors’ approval of the $1.5 million budget for this year’s program.