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Short-Term Vocational Education Scholarship Program 

BBNCEF accepts applications for the Short-Term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. STVE scholarships up to a maximum of $1,000 are awarded to eligible shareholders for short-term vocational/certification training programs. To be eligible for this funding, you must be a BBNC shareholder enrolled in a short-term training program that enhances your opportunities for employment…Read More

Scholarship Award Recipients 

Congratulations to students receiving a BBNC Education Foundation scholarship for the 2016-17 school year. Students applying for the HE/VE scholarship program identified themselves with the following villages or village corporations: Aleknagik, APC, Becharof, Chignik Lagoon, Choggiung, Ekwok, Farwest, Igiugig, Iliamna, Kijik, Koliganek, Levelock, Manokotak, New Stuyahok, Oceanside, Paug-Vik, Pedro Bay, Pilot Point, Togiak, and Twin…Read More

Congratulations 2016 Graduates!

On behalf of the BBNCEF Board and staff, congratulations to this year’s graduates of high school, post-secondary education and training! Following are recent (or soon to be) post-secondary graduates that are current or former HE/VE scholarship recipients and who have also informed us they are graduating. If you have received a scholarship from the BBNCEF…Read More

Bristol Prime Contractors, LLC Earns 8(a) Status

On February 26, Bristol Prime Contractors, LLC, was certified as a participant in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program. Over the next nine years, the company can receive sole-source contracts from the government for a broad range of construction work. This new 8(a) status for Bristol Prime Contractors is an important…Read More

Kakivik Dispatches Australia Inspection Team

Kakivik has been supporting our key client, ConocoPhillips, in Australia for the past three to four years. As in years past, Kakivik dispatches highly qualified inspectors from its Alaska base of operations to conduct unique inspections to find pipe corrosion under insulation, without first removing that insulation. These techniques have helped our customers save millions…Read More

CCI Alliance Strategic Planning Session with BBNC and BRS

In early April, the leadership of CCI Alliance of Companies completed a business development and strategic planning session in Sandestin, Florida. The goal of the meeting was to complete an in-depth review of FY16 performance as well as a review and ratification of the strategic plan for FY17 through FY19. According to Duncan Morrison, President…Read More

Introducing Bristol Bay Industrial CFO Jens Beck

Bristol Bay Industrial, LLC announced the appointment of Jens Beck as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective April 12, 2016. Prior to his position at BBI, Beck served as CFO and senior vice president at NANA Regional Corporation and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) Energy Services. Throughout his career, he has held a…Read More

Bristol Bay Industrial Integrated Solutions, Where Innovation and Value Meet

Bristol Bay Industrial (BBI) has set up a new service team, Integrated Solutions, to focus on delivering small projects in the industrial market sector. In the current depressed oil commodity market, there is a need to create innovative, cost-effective solutions combining BBI’s values of safety, innovation and excellence for our current and prospective clients. The…Read More

Bristol Bay Development Fund’s Recent Investments

In January, BBDF announced its investment in Belleque Family Farm in Dillingham, owned by BBNC shareholder Johanna Belleque and her husband Kyle. Belleque Family Farm is an agricultural business, planning to use a 40-foot shipping container to grow fresh produce hydroponically. The system will be assembled in Anchorage and shipped to Dillingham for set up….Read More

GMT Training for Shareholders Held in King Salmon

Months ago, when BBNC’s Shareholder Development Manager Carol Wren put her head together with members of the Shareholder Development team at BBNC and its industrial service companies to devise a plan for a General Maintenance Technician training, they had a distinct goal in mind. “We’re not training just to train,” she said. “We’re training to put…Read More