Tag Archives: Senior Citizens of Kodiak

Koniag pledges $50,000 to support COVID-19 response efforts

Last week, Koniag announced a $50,000 donation to support COVID-19 response efforts for Alaska Native tribes and other beneficiaries on the Kodiak archipelago. President of Koniag, Shauna Hegna, says the corporation has met with tribal leaders and village corporation leaders four times since the beginning of the pandemic, and narrowed down their top concern to food security. Part of the …

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Dunleavy cuts Senior Benefits Program entirely in line-item veto

Among the cuts that Governor Mike Dunleavy announced at today’s press conference was the complete elimination of the state’s senior benefits program, a $21 million cut. City of Kodiak Mayor Pat Branson, who also serves as Executive Director of Senior Citizens of Kodiak, says that this could represent a major hardship for Kodiak seniors, many of whom rely on the …

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Council Declares September Senior Center Month

Mitch Borden/KMXT The Kodiak City Council honored Senior Citizens of Kodiak Incorporated, the local senior center, last night at its regular meeting by proclaiming September Senior Center Month. Mayor Pat Branson smiled as she presented a copy of the proclamation to David Blacketer, the president of Senior Citizens of Kodiak’s board of directors. Applause followed Blacketer as he made his …

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