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Rasmuson Foundation Awards $6.6 Million

For Immediate Release
Contact: Angela Cox, 907-334-0509
acox@rasmuson.org

Anchorage, AK – Rasmuson Foundation Directors approved awards for 14 organizations totaling more than $6.6 million at their November 28 board meeting. The grants will go to agencies across the state and will benefit a number of different programs.

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Catching up with Patrice Gopo | 2006 Rasmuson Foundation Intern

We recently caught up with former Rasmuson Foundation intern Patrice Gopo to chat about the twists her life has taken since that summer internship, and how her time at the Foundation helped shape where she is today.

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When Patrice came to the Foundation for our 2006 summer internship program, she had just completed her second year of a dual degree master’s program at the University of Michigan.

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Happy 90th Arliss Sturgulewski!

Juneau was an exciting but intimidating place when I first started visiting the legislature as head of Alaska Public Radio Network in the early ‘80s. There were legislators who were quite adept at avoiding eye contact (and still are today) no matter how hard you tried to engage them while walking down the long halls.

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Distinguished Artist Nominations to Open October 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Angela Cox
(907) 334-0509
acox@rasmuson.org

Anchorage, AK – Starting October 1, Rasmuson Foundation will begin accepting nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Artist Award. The deadline for nominating artists for this grant award is December 15.

The Distinguished Artist Award is part of Rasmuson Foundation’s Individual Artist Awards program.

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Oral Health Outcomes for Alaska Native Communities Served by Dental Therapists Better Than for Those Without, Study Finds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Angela Cox
(907) 334-0509
acox@rasmuson.org

Where Dental Therapists Practiced, Alaska Native Children and Families Had Fewer Instances of Invasive Procedures and More Preventive Care Visits

Bethel, Alaska – Children had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care in Alaska Native communities served frequently by Dental Health Aide Therapists (DHATs) than residents in communities not receiving any DHAT services, according to a new study released by the University of Washington.

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