Raven's Circle

Shareholder Newsletter

SCF celebrates CIRI shareholders’ academic success

SCF celebrates CIRI shareholders’ academic success Southcentral Foundation (SCF) proudly announces the academic achievements of three employees who graduated this spring from Alaska Pacific University (APU): CIRI shareholders Tara Fisher of the SCF Executive and Tribal Services Division and Esther Grosdidier and Sonda Tetpon of the SCF Behavioral Services Division. Fisher graduated from APU with […]

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CIRI shareholder uses cultural psychology to help youth

CIRI shareholder uses cultural psychology to help youth Not many people actually become what they wanted to be as a child. For CIRI shareholder Chantel Justice, however, using her education in cultural psychology to help troubled Native American teens was her dream from day one. “I wanted to work in a culture similar to mine […]

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CIRI Board declares third quarter dividend

CIRI Board declares third quarter dividend The CIRI Board of Directors declared a third quarter 2008 dividend of $8.50 per share. Shareholders who own 100 shares of stock will receive a third quarter dividend of $850. CIRI will mail and direct deposit the dividends on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The deadline for shareholder address changes for […]

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Stock Will prize winners

Stock Will prize winners Vernon Lynn Stanford of Kenai, Alaska, won the May 2008 Stock Will participation prize.  Dwain Charles Wallin of Seldovia, Alaska, won the June 2008 prize, and Wendy Anna Burford of Anchorage won the July 2008 prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a valid Stock […]

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Shareholder Participation Committee questionnaire results

Shareholder Participation Committee questionnaire results CIRI shareholders interested in serving on a Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC) were asked to fill out and correctly answer a questionnaire consisting of the three questions below. Of the 152 shareholders that filled out the questionnaire, 61 percent correctly answered the questions.   If a shareholder submits a forwarding request […]

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A new look for CIRI Alaska Tourism in downtown Anchorage

A new look for CIRI Alaska Tourism in downtown Anchorage CIRI Alaska Tourism Corp. (CATC) completed a renovation of its downtown Anchorage storefront on 4th Ave. in June. The new storefront includes a new awning and interpretive photos in the windows, and is a vast improvement over the original storefront. The renovation links the two […]

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ANCSA creates sustainable business opportunities for Alaska

ANCSA creates sustainable business opportunities for Alaska by: Margie Brown, CIRI president and CEO We are fast approaching the 50th anniversary of Alaska statehood that happened on Jan. 3, 1959. Alaskans are readying themselves for that celebration and the media are starting to publish stories and retrospectives that commemorate and reflect upon key moments in […]

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CIRI 8(a) subsidiary to provide missile support services

CIRI 8(a) subsidiary to provide missile support services ANC Research & Development LLC (ANC R&D) won a $500,000 contract on July 21 from NewTec, which is owned by Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Computer Science Corp. and TRAX International. The contract requires ANC R&D to provide mission support services at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. […]

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Growth positions it to support increased exploration in the region

Growth positions it to support increased exploration in the region Peak Oilfield Service Co.’s Cook Inlet division has expanded its operations in parent company CIRI’s home region. Improved infrastructure and equipment have positioned it to capitalize on increasing oil and gas exploration anticipated in the Cook Inlet region through 2010. “There are two main reasons […]

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Team Get CIRIous participated in the 15th annual Alaska Run

Team Get CIRIous participated in the 15th annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 7, 2008. Despite the rain, more than 4,400 runners and walkers, including 227 breast cancer survivors participated in the Run. The event raised $155,981 for breast cancer support programs and research this year. Team Get CIRIous would like to bestow […]

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Carolyn Bickley

When you come to work in the morning and step off the elevator (or the staircase, if you are so inclined) you will be greeted by one of CIRI’s newest employees. CIRI shareholder Carolyn Bickley recently joined our staff as the receptionist. She brings to CIRI her many years of customer service experience, most recently […]

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Susan Williams

CIRI descendant Susan Williams recently joined the Human Resources Department as the Human Resources Assistant. She previously worked at CIRI Alaska Tourism for 3 summers, then applied for the seasonal H.R. clerk this past spring. Susan’s family obviously believes in higher education. She earned a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree from the University of Oklahoma in […]

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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin signed House Bill 356 into law

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin signed House Bill 356 into law at CIRI’s offices on June 17. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Bill Stoltze and provides a mechanism allowing municipalities and Alaska Native corporations (ANC) to exchange lands amongst each other where public ends could be served while maintaining the ANCSA tax exempt status that […]

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CIRI is making our office more sustainable by starting a

CIRI is making our office more sustainable by starting a waste prevention and reduction program. The company encourages employees and visitors to recycle aluminum cans and type-1 (PETE) plastic bottles by depositing them in collection bins that are being placed in first and fifth floor CIRI kitchens and other locations.  Type 1 or PETE (polyethylene […]

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