Four Longtime Alaskans Named to Junior Achievement of Alaska Business Hall of Fame

Anchorage, AK – Four outstanding Alaska business leaders have been tapped to the Alaska Business Hall of Fame. Business peers selected The Brice Family of Brice Constructors, Harry McDonald of Carlile Transportation Company and the Quinn Brothers of Capital Office Systems. Selected for posthumous recognition is Jim Bowles of ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. These business leaders were selected base on their direct impact toward furthering the success of Alaska business, demonstrated support and commitment to Junior Achievement’s programs, and demonstrated commitment to Alaska Business.

The induction ceremony into the Alaska Business Hall of Fame will be held at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center on Jan. 27, 2011. Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. and Alaska Business Monthly are the Title sponsors of this event. Alaska Business Monthly will feature an interview and biography of each of the Laureates in the January 2011 edition.

In 1987, Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. began the Alaska Business Hall of Fame to honor outstanding individuals of Alaskan business. Since then, the Hall of Fame has become one of the state’s most prestigious events, inducting new Laureates on an annual basis.

This class joins a group of more than 100 Hall of Fame Laureates exemplifying the rich diversity of Alaska in terms of geographical regions, business and industrial heritage, and cultures. In essence, the Laureates represent the foundation upon which the state of Alaska is built and continues to grow.

The 25th annual celebration includes a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner and induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m., concluding by 8:30 p.m. The evening will also include a special recognition of the many past inductees who will be in attendance. Individual tickets are $150, with limited sponsorship opportunities available. Please call 344-0101 for more information.

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Flora Teo
JA of Alaska
(907) 344-0101
fteo@ja-alaska.org

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