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BBNC Christmas Party Tickets on Sale

The 2014 Bristol Bay Native Corporation Christmas Party will be held on Friday, December 5, at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel in the Alaska Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for this "Frozen" themed event. Join us for dinner, live entertainment and some great door prize giveaways! Tickets are $40 each and can be purchased online using a credit card by clicking here, or in person using cash or check at the BBNC office.

Please call BBNC if you have any questions at 907-278-3602.

2014 Bristol Bay Leadership Forum (formerly known as the Village Leadership Workshop or VLW)

Registration for the 2014 Bristol Bay Leadership Forum (formerly known as the Village Leadership Workshop or VLW) is now available online.

Click here to register as an individual or to register a group.

To be faxed a paper registration form, please contact BBNC at 907-278-3602.

Annual Meeting Prize Winners 2014

2014 Annual Meeting Prize Winners:

Douglas Shade, Karen R. Johnson, Ira Nickoli, Robin Christensen, Anthony Gregorio, Posen Alexie, Annie Larson, Billy Blue, Okalena Petla, Jami Postishek, Timothy Sergie, Jr., Michael Napouk, and Chris Anderson

2014 Early Bird Prize Winners:

Helene Sagmoen, Edgar Shangin, Tevon Krause, Alma Angasan, Annie Andrew, George Hansen, Julia Blue, Ralph Lincoln, Charles Wassily, Arline Franklin, Serena Christopher, Twila McKnight, and Annette Active

2014 Online Webcast Winners:

Elizabeth Norbert, Matthew Smith, and Aimee Belleque

RELEASE: BBNC Opposes Ballot Measure 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2014

 

Bristol Bay Native Corporation Opposes Ballot Measure 2

On Friday, October 3, the Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Board of Directors voted to oppose Ballot Measure 2, the Alaska Marijuana Legalization measure, which will appear on the November 4 ballot in Alaska.

BBNC took opposition to the ballot measure after considering its possible impacts to Bristol Bay communities and the region’s youth. According to a 2014 study in the New England Journal of Medicine, marijuana use is associated with altered brain development, adverse educational outcomes, higher unemployment and greater dependency on social services.

“Our board decided to oppose Ballot Measure 2 in the best interest of our shareholders and communities,” said BBNC board chairman Joseph Chythlook. “BBNC and its subsidiaries promote drug-free workplaces and healthy communities in Bristol Bay.”

If passed, Ballot Measure 2 would allow people age 21 and older to legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and up to six plants. It would also make the manufacture, sale and possession of marijuana paraphernalia legal.

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Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is a responsible Alaska Native investment corporation dedicated to the mission of “Enriching Our Native Way of Life.” Established through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), BBNC works to ensure the continuation of the life and culture of its over 9,700 shareholders – the Eskimo, Indian and Aleut Natives of Southwest Alaska’s Bristol Bay region.

2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders & Career Fair

Your participation in the 2014 BBNC Annual Meeting is greatly encouraged. Election results for the four Director seats will be announced, a review of corporate activity will be given, Shareholders of the Year will be announced, and door prizes will be given away!

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
Tikahtnu Ballroom

Annual Meeting
Registration Opens at 8 a.m.
Meeting Begins at 10 a.m.

Career Fair
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PARKING FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING

If you're able to attend the annual meeting and career fair, BBNC will be validating parking for those who park in either of the Easy Park garages located off of G street between 6th and 7th Avenues, as well as the JC Penny parking garage. Street parking is also free on Saturday. Just bring your parking pass to the meeting with you and it will be validated near the Registration tables.