GVEA’s Annual Members’ Meeting: Wed, April 29

Mark your calendar, since the Annual Members’ Meeting is just weeks away. The planning of this year’s event is well underway, and you’re invited to join us.  Here’s what you need to know: Date:  Wednesday, April 29, 2015 NEW Location:  After many years, GVEA is returning to Lathrop High School’s Hering …

Good¢ents Trustees Award More Grants

In early March 2015, the Good¢ents Board of Trustees reviewed 12 applications and awarded nine grants totaling $40,499.27.  Here’s a breakdown of the recent grants: Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks:  $3,000 to be used for trail improvements The Winter Bear Project:  $6,950 to be used on the production of a documentary on teen suicide …

Scammers are back at it

Utilities around the country are reporting an increase in scam attempts, and Fairbanks is no exception. Just today, GVEA has received numerous calls from members providing details of calls they’ve received this morning. With today’s calls, the scammers, who identify themselves as GVEA employees, seem to have taken it up …

Scholarship Opportunities (Distributed by GVEA and APA)

Not only are there seven GVEA scholarships up for grabs, but we’ve just learned of another opportunity through the Alaska Power Assn. GVEA’s Scholarships:  To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant (or a member of the applicant’s immediate family) must be a member of GVEA.  The following scholarships …

Good¢ents Trustees Award More Grants

In mid-November, the Good¢ents Board of Trustees reviewed 22 applications and awarded seven grants totaling $37,623. Here is the breakdown of the recent awards: • Pioneer Air Museum – $2,000 grant to be applied towards the purchase of archival equipment and supplies. • Fairbanks Counseling & Adoption – $4,000 grant will help to purchase kitchen equipment. • Fairbanks Community …

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Scholarship Application Window Opens

Every year, GVEA awards eight scholarships to local area students. Seven are awarded in April at our annual meeting, and the eighth is awarded in August. To be eligible for a GVEA scholarship, the applicant or a member of the applicant’s immediate family must be a member of Golden Valley …