September 20th, 2019
September - National Preparedness Month
Week 4: September 22-30

Get Involved in Your Community's Preparedness
Annual Chamber Dinner & Auction
We are in need of Desserts for our Live Auction and Wines for the Blind Wine.

If you would like to donate please email to Thank you for your consideration.
Limited Sponsorships Still Available!

Contact Debbie Rinckey at 694-4702 or for more information.
Why Wouldn't You Do This...

Receive a Bidder # and (if you like) enter your credit card securely prior to the Auction to save time at Check-In/Check-Out! Click on the Link Below to Register Now.
Knowledge + Application = Success
Welcome to the New Chamber Newsletter Feature!

Each week we will feature things like FREE webinars, workshops, education information, tips, and so much more.
Simple Social Media Must-Do's for Small Business Owners

Fundraising Effort Still Needs Support...

The Chugiak Area Business Association (CABA) has partnered with various other community organizations to include the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce in a fundraising effort to purchase a new sound system for the Harry J. McDonald Memorial Center.

Please consider and support the joint effort to raise $20k to replace the derelect 34 year-old existing system. NOW is a good time for the community and Harry MacDonald USERS to come together and GET ER DONE for the upgrade to our million dollar facility.

If you would like to donate or have any questions please contact Debbie Rinckey at  or Finis Sheldon at .
Our Thanks to the Generous Donors of Door Prizes at the Chamber Lunch Forum Wednesday September 18th, 2019:

Stu Graham - MTA
Kay Shearer with Alaska USA Mortgage
Sherri Sapp - Re/MAX of Eagle River
Eva Loken with Somer's Realtors
Sandra Porter - ER Good Deals Magazine

Thanks also to Renea Miller with MARC Real Estate for donating back her Split the Pot winnings to the Chief Alex Park Fund.

"It Pays to Come to Chamber!"
Thank you for becoming a NEW Member or RENEWING your Chamber Membership!

Kuchar Construction
AK Laborers Construction Industry
John & Char Rodda
Alaska Cruise Association
Renea Miller with Marc Realty
Dan Kendall
IBEW Local 1547
Kelsie Sullivan
All Seasons Travel
Tinkers Rain Forest Deli
Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union
Crystal Kennedy
Nov. 30th, 2018 Cook Inlet Earthquake
The State of Alaska Individual Assistance  Reconsideration  application period for the 2018 November Cook Inlet Earthquake will close at midnight September 30, 2019.
Those who wish to have their requests for Individual Assistance reconsidered must have applied by this deadline. Applicants will have 60 days from September 30, 2019 to submit supporting documentation but must have created a  Reconsideration  application by midnight September 30, 2019. You can find the application at
In order to request  Reconsideration y ou must have:
1) Submitted a  State of Alaska   Individual Assistance  application by the original deadline of February 28, 2019
2) Applied for  FEMA Individual Assistance  by the May 31, 2019 deadline and if dissatisfied, have appealed the FEMA determination
3)  And  if after FEMA assistance is finalized and a serious, essential need remains you have attempted to obtain a Small Business Administration disaster loan that was either insufficient or denied.
Please call 1-855-445-7131 if you have questions or need assistance with the  Reconsideration  application.
Department of Military & Veterans Affairs
Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
P.O. Box 5750
JBER, Alaska 99505-5750
Toll Free (855) 445-7131
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