"HELPING OTHERS IS AN ALASKAN TRADITION"
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The good news is official with the posting earlier today, July 2, 2013 of the Rasmuson Foundation press release! ROSSIA received $495,000, a substantial part of which will go to finishing work at St Nicholas!
"For Immediate Release on July 2, 2013
"Anchorage-- Rasmuson Foundation's Board of Directors met last week and made $8.6 million in awards to support nonprofit programs and activities around Alaska. The projects receiving funding were (organized by region):
Russian Orthodox Sacred Sites in Alaska, Inc. will work to complete renovations of historic Russian Orthodox churches in Juneau, Kenai, Karluk and Unalaska with a $495,000 grant. "
The full press release is on their home page.
Many thanks to all the
friends of ROSSIA and St Nicholas who have worked long and hard to help bring this happy moment about!
St. Nicholas Parish Council member
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