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Nine Star Education and Employment Services Featured Non-Profit at Local AFL Game

Thursday, September 13th at 7PM

(Anchorage, Alaska) – On Thursday, September 13th, part of the proceeds from a much-anticipated football game between the Eagle River Broncos and the Anchorage Cowboys will benefit Nine Star Education and Employment services, a local non-profit that has helped thousands of Alaskans gain long-term employment and avoid financial assistance.

“This is an opportunity for members of the community, football lovers, Nine Star alumni, staff, and board members to come together for fun and to support our mission to help Alaskans get a job, keep a job, and succeed on the job,” said Ruth Schoenleben, President and CEO of Nine Star Education and Employment Services. “We are grateful to Abe Hernandez, owner of the AFL for this opportunity.”

WHAT: The Big Game: Eagle River Broncos Versus the Anchorage Cowboys
WHO: Alaska Football League and Nine Star Education and Employment Services
WHERE: Anchorage Football Stadium, 334 East 16th Avenue
WHEN: Thursday, September 13th at 7pm
COST: $5 (Kids 5 and Under Free)

Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/2045065155805763/

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Dr. David S. Alexander Retires

November, 2017

After 40 years of service, Nine Star Education and Employment Services’ Dr. David S. Alexander, president and chief executive officer, has announced his retirement. Join us in thanking him for the incredible work he has done throughout his career. His commitment to education has touched the lives of tens of thousands of Alaskans.