Category: Education Foundation

King Salmon Derby on the Nushagak

BBNC Education Foundation hosted a two-day king salmon derby on the Nushagak River near Dillingham on June 21-23. BBNCEF received $112,000 in cash and in-kind services to support the Foundation’s mission. Thank you to all our sponsors including our key sponsors GCI and Weidner Apartment Homes. BBNCEF also received a surprise donation from the National…Read More

Short Term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

BBNCEF makes awards for the Short-term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. Are you considering an application? STVE scholarships up to a maximum of $1,000 are awarded to shareholders for short-term vocational/certification training programs that enhance opportunities for employment or promotion. For complete program eligibility requirements and application, visit Applications may also be…Read More

Tuyuryaq Subsistence Project

When Aubrey Gosuk helped create the Tuyuryaq Subsistence Project, she wanted to increase youth involvement in outdoor subsistence activities and create a positive environment in Togiak. In her role with the Traditional Council of Togiak, she hoped to empower the youth, build their leadership skills and bring them closer to their cultural traditions. During the…Read More

Short-Term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

BBNCEF makes awards for the Short-term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. Please help us recognize the awardees from January to mid of May 2019: Holly Adams, Carl Balluta, Kenneth Blunka, Cody Brandal, Crystal Bruan, Corey Bunnell, Annette Caruso, Adrianne Christensen, Wade Church, Xytellarayanna Freeman, Joshua Frost, Michael Frost, Kristen George, Kelvin Goode, Sara…Read More

Congratulations 2019 Graduates!

2018-19 ADVANCED DEGREE GRADUATE Aspelund, Brianna Master of Social Work Groat, Bridget Doctorate in History Hahn, Celisa Doctorate of Physical Therapy Sale, Adrienne Master’s in Special Education Selanoff, Jayme Master of Business Administration (MBA) Shanigan, Terrence Master of Business Administration (MBA) Twigg, Sarah Master’s in Speech Pathology 2018-19 HE/VE GRADUATES Coopchiak, Kaila Associate of Arts…Read More

BBNC Education Foundation Board Recruitment

One BBNC Education Foundation board seat will be filled in October 2019. Service on the board is non-paid/voluntary service. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume that outlines your education, work history, community involvement and nonprofit or other relevant experience that may be beneficial to the Foundation. Letters and resumes must be…Read More

BBNCEF Fall Raffle 2019

Once again, BBNCEF will host its annual Fall Raffle drawing. Last year, we raised more than $35,000 through this community effort. Tickets will be on sale at the BBNC informational meetings, as well as through community volunteers. Winners will be drawn at the BBNC Annual Meeting of Shareholders on October 5 in Anchorage. Stay tuned…Read More