CHAMBER NEWS: CER Foundation lends a hand; Chamber elects board members

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:37

Chugiak-Eagle River Foundation helps nonprofit

During the Oct. 3 Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce meeting, FOCUS Outreach community relations manager Jenna Morales thanked the Chugiak-Eagle River Foundation for its recent $2,000 grant. Morales said the grant will fund four scholarships for children in need.

“Big, big, big thank you to you guys,” Morales said.

FOCUS provides support to individuals with special needs and their families. The nonprofit is headquartered in Eagle River. For more information, visit them online at focusoutreach.org.

Founded following the staging of the Arctic Winter Games in 1996, the Chugiak-Eagle River Foundation provides grants and scholarships to local individuals and groups through its permanent endowment. For more information on the foundation, visit cerfoundation.org.

Chamber announces election results

The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce held its annual board elections recently, with the results announced at the chamber’s annual dinner Sept. 29.

Elected to two-year seats were new members Ruth Armstrong, Tracy Hupe and Julie Sliker; along with re-elected board members Linda Landers, Kay Shearer, Dawn Hoxie and Leslie Lance. Also named to the board were presidential appointments Terry Beaty, Adam Mee, Joey Merrick, Alyssa Mitchell And Scott Myers.

For more information about the chamber, visit cer.org or call 694-4702.

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