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Good¢ents Grants Awarded in Aug 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Five applications were reviewed, and three grants totaling $10,386 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair:  $6,787 grant to be applied towards the purchase of health screening equipment. Fairbanks Rescue Mission:  $1,599 grant to purchase a paper-folding machine. Northern Alaska …

GVEA’s 2019 Board Election Results

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results of the 2019 Board of Directors election. Here are the results: District 5 (primarily serving North Pole):  Incumbent Chris Bunch retains his seat. GVEA’s bylaws state that a 10% return of valid ballots of the total membership …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in May 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May. Thirteen applications were reviewed, and nine grants totaling $60,372 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Athabascan Fiddlers Association:  $2,500 grant to be applied towards the purchase and installation of a backup radio transmitter. Delta Junction Trails Association:  $5,000 grant to be applied …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in February 2019

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. Eight applications were reviewed, and seven grants totaling $41,482 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Cold Climate Housing Research Center: $4,603 grant to create an educational bicycle generator. Fairbanks Council of PTAs: $3,000 grant to support the annual Interior Alaska Science Fair. Interior …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in November 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in November. Fourteen applications were reviewed, and nine grants totaling $35,178 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Bethel Community Services Foundation: $1,000 grant to assist with the purchase of music equipment. Christmas In Ice: $3,305 grant to be applied to an electrical upgrade. Ester …

Fuel & Purchase Power Charge Continues to Decline

GVEA’s Fuel and Purchased Power (F&PP) rate, effective December 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019, has decreased from 10.502¢ to 8.648¢ per kilowatt-hour. This is a decrease of 18 percent from the previous F&PP rate approved by the RCA. Based on the average usage of 600 kWh, the impact of the lower …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in August 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in August. Eleven applications were reviewed, and five grants totaling $19,550 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Alaska Health Fair Inc.: $6,000 grant for technology upgrades. Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame: $7,500 grant to assist with the purchase of video boards. Guys Read / …

GVEA’s 2018 Election Results

On the afternoon of Thursday, June 14, 2018, the ballots were tallied for the 2018 Board of Directors election. Judges from GVEA’s Election Committee certified the results, which follows. District 4:  Incumbent Gary Newman was reelected over challengers Frank Eagle and Rob Wall. Of the 6,077 ballots mailed on May …

Good¢ents Grants Awarded in May 2018

The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in May. Nine applications were reviewed, and eight grants totaling $38,421 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants: Breast Cancer Detection Center: $5,000 grant towards technology upgrades. Ester Community Association: $5,000 grant towards electrical upgrades to the Ester Community Park Stage. Fairbanks Curling Club: …