CIRI, village corporations collaborate on sand and gravel operations
The CIRI land and resources department is working with the CIRI region village corporations to promote and cooperatively develop sand and gravel resources throughout our region. Although CIRI owns the sand and gravel subsurface resources, the land surface is most often owned by one of CIRI's village corporations.
If you haven't received it already, CIRI's 2012 annual report and proxy materials are in the mail. I encourage you to review the report that details CIRI's financial performance in 2012. With great pleasure, I can report that CIRI had another good year in 2012 with solid financial results and strategic investments that will benefit shareholders for many years.
The winner of the February 2013 Stock Will Participation Prize is Lee Steven Stephan and Patricia Ann Vantubergen is the winner of the first quarter drawing for an Apple iPad 3. Congratulations, Lee and Patricia!
Shareholder information meetings and annual meeting
Please RSVP for the Kenai meeting by 5 p.m. Monday, April 22 and the Shoreline meeting by 5 p.m. Monday, April 29 by visiting www.ciri.com/annualmeeting or by calling (907) 263-5191 or (800) 764-2474 and selecting option 5.
Koahnic Art Auction generously supports Native broadcasting
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation held its 18th Annual Alaska Native Art Auction on March 7, 2013. This annual fundraising event and celebration of Alaska Native culture featured artwork by Alaska Native artists from throughout the state. The annual event raised nearly $200,000 for programming heard on KNBA 90.3 FM.
CIRI recently released its 2012 Annual Report. This document summarizes the Company's performance last year and contains information that shareholders and interested readers can use to better understand CIRI's business and investments.
When CIRI shareholder Jessica Fulton was earning her psychology degree at the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA), the prospects of earning educational scholarships drew her into the world of pageantry. Entering her first competition at the age of 22, Fulton started notching a string of victories.
CIRI descendant Medgar Donovan Haynes Jr. and his wife Tasha announce the birth of their son Medgar Donovan Haynes, III (Trey). Trey was born in Columbia, S.C. on Dec. 10, 2012 and weighed 9 lbs and 3 oz. Trey is the first grandchild of CIRI shareholder Cheryl Castillo.
CIRI descendant Tami Doone graduated from Basic Training with the Army National Guard Jan. 25. Doone is the daughter of CIRI shareholder Carol Munson and CIRI shareholder and employee Lester Stephan, and granddaughter of CIRI shareholder and former CIRI board member Leo Stephan.
CIRI descendant Jacob A. LaQua was awarded a new rank of Specialist E-4 in the U.S. Army and Soldier of the Quarter first quarter 2013. Upon graduating from Auburn High School in Washington June 2011, he graduated from boot camp in South Carolina September 2011, and then studied advanced training earning a 4.0 grade point average and 30 college credits. He is the grandson of CIRI shareholders Elizabeth Young and the late John Young.
The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record. Shareholders can fill out the change of address form at CIRI's offices, download it from the CIRI website or send a signed and dated letter that includes the new address, telephone number, birth date and the last four digits of their social security number.