The Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, serving the community since 1970 has announced the selection of Debbie Rinckey as its new executive director. Debbie will fill the vacancy created by Dana Thorp Patterson’s departure in December. The selection was made after a regional search and selection process, during which Debbie served as a board member and volunteer for the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce.
Sitka, AK — The recipients for the William A. Egan Outstanding Alaskan of the Year, Bill Bivin Small Business of the Year, and the Local Chamber of Commerce of the Year were announced on Wednesday, October 11 at the Alaska Chamber’s annual Top Business Awards Gala in Sitka, Alaska. In addition to the annual top three business awards, the Chamber assigned several special recognitions, including the North Star Award.