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Shareholder Newsletter

Watch the staff calendar for more information on these and other

Watch the staff calendar for more information on these and other upcoming events: TireMobile tire changeover– Wednesday, October 1st in the CIRI parking lot. Contact Dave @ X5171 Target Grand Opening– Sunday, October 12th AFN Convention– Monday, October 20th through Saturday, October 25th CIRI Blood Drive– Thursday, November 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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The Anchorage Friendship Potlatch Committee is looking for volunteers. This

The Anchorage Friendship Potlatch Committee is looking for volunteers. This year’s potlatch will be held on Sunday, October 19 at Begich Middle School. As in the past we expect over 600 CIRI shareholders, descendants and employees to attend.  We are asking for help to help cook fish or moose, deliver food, set up, serve food, […]

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Kenai Fjords Tours (KFT) has carried more than 100,000 passengers

Kenai Fjords Tours (KFT) has carried more than 100,000 passengers in the 2008 season. This is the most passengers KFT has ever carried in a single season. “2008 has been a very successful season,” said Ron Wille, KFT operations manager. “My compliments go out to all of the staff involved.” KFT operates wildlife and glacier […]

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Thank you for participating in the United Way Day of

Thank you for participating in the United Way Day of Caring Food Drive. The Food Bank of Alaska received 335 lbs of food and $1,505 cash donations from our efforts. Total Weight 7,860 lbs. In 2007, our total weight was only 2,758 lbs. Your generosity will help Hungry Alaskans receive 27,510 meals.

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The United Way of Anchorage kicked off its 2008 fundraising

The United Way of Anchorage kicked off its 2008 fundraising campaign in September to raise $10.8 million to support Anchorage social service-, health care- and education-related agencies, programs and projects. CIRI aims to contribute at least $70,000 with its employee United Way campaign. This year’s United Way campaign theme is “Live United.” It supports Anchorage […]

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CIRI announced last month it is making our office more

CIRI announced last month it is making our office more sustainable with a new waste prevention and reduction program. CIRI encourages employees and visitors to recycle aluminum cans and type-1 (PETE) plastic bottles by depositing them in collection bins that are located in CIRI’s fifth floor kitchens and on the first floor in the Shareholder […]

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We don’t know about lions or tigers, but CIRI apparently

We don’t know about lions or tigers, but CIRI apparently has at least one bear. CIRI building workers returning to the office after Labor Day weekend spotted bear tracks across fresh pavement on the northeast corner of the CIRI parking lot. Resident bear expert Ryan York said rainy weather conditions suggest the bear visited CIRI […]

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CIRI is seeking nominations for the 2008 CIRI Shareholder of

CIRI is seeking nominations for the 2008 CIRI Shareholder of the Year Award and the Alaska Federation of Natives’ (AFN) President’s Awards. Nominations must be submitted to CIRI by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19. For award criteria and applications, go online to CIRI’s website, www.ciri.com, go to the “Shareholders” section and click on the […]

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John Edward Brown, 73John Edward Brown died May 6 in

John Edward Brown, 73John Edward Brown died May 6 in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Brown was born in 1935 in Anchorage. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; sons and daughter-in-law, Kevin, Russell, James and Eddie and Diana; stepdaughter, Deeanna Wright; stepsons, Dennis and Barry Green; granddaughter, Kaylee; brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Martha; nieces, […]

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CIRI strives to ensure correspondence, reports, newsletters and dividends reach

CIRI strives to ensure correspondence, reports, newsletters and dividends reach shareholders in a timely manner. It is important for shareholders to notify CIRI Shareholder Relations and the U.S. Postal Service of all address changes. The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record with the shareholder relations department, and should fill […]

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CIRI selected 14 new Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC) members following

CIRI selected 14 new Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC) members following the 2008 annual meeting of CIRI shareholders on June 7 in Anchorage. The CIRI Board of Directors formed the Shareholder Participation Committees in 1995 to increase shareholder communications with CIRI specifically regarding the corporation’s mission, business operations, corporate policies and other matters. The three committees […]

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Coach of the Year

Coach of the Year CIRI shareholder Dan Leman recently was honored as ASAA’s Region II Coach of the Year. He is the girls basketball coach for the 2A Ninilchik Lady Wolverines. This is Leman’s third such award since he began coaching in 1990. He has also been named 1A/2A Coach of the Year seven times. […]

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UNLV graduate

UNLV graduate CIRI descendant Terri Berg graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in December 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a 3.6 GPA. She was a member of Psi Chi, a National Honors Society of psychology students. She also created a student organization called the UNLV Student Peace Alliance, where […]

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Anchorage wedding

Anchorage wedding CIRI shareholder Rose Chuitt of Anchorage married the love of her life, Thomas Welte on April 5, 2008. The wedding took place at O’Malley’s on the Green in Anchorage. Rose’s brothers Pat Jr. and Lecon gave her away. Her best friend, Frances Wilson, was her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rose’s sister’s Diane […]

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Peter Mulcahy appointed general manager of Eklutna Services LLC

Peter Mulcahy appointed general manager of Eklutna Services LLC Eklutna Inc. appointed Peter Mulcahy as general manager of Eklutna Services LLC, its new 8(a) subsidiary, on June 16.Mulcahy brings more than 30 years of experience in government and public affairs at the international, national, state and local levels. Before coming to Eklutna Services,Mulcahy was the […]

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