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December 2016

Father-son YouTube channel duo share virtual reality with Fairbanks seniors​

September 2016

ART WALK, sponsored by the Fairbanks Pioneers' Home Foundation will held Friday, Sept. 16 from 6-8:00 p.m.
Come and view the private art collection of Shirley and Rick Winther. The Outcry auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Location and details HERE. (pdf flyer)

July 2016

Staff honored with service awards

Left to right: Dores Wyatt, Neth Nhep, Imelda Sipin, Robert Montague, Chansamone Marrese, Verlette Solee, and Lori Swecker. (not pictured, Susan Amena, Kornelia Zakrzewski, Guillermos Cho, Violeta Marcelo)

The Anchorage Pioneer Home celebrated 285 accumulated years of service for some of their staff members on July 22 with a BBQ, door prizes and presentations. It was held on the 5th floor Tundra lounge and dining room.

Certificates, pins, and special gold pans with inscriptions of the staff member’s name and years of service were presented for their 25 years of service to: Dores Wyatt, Kornelia Zakrezewski, Guillermos Cho, Neth Nhep, Susan Amena, Imelda Sipin, Robert Montague, Chansamone Marrese, Violeta Marcelo, and Lori Swecker.
Verlette Solee was honored for 35 years of dedication to the Anchorage Pioneer Home.

We congratulate and sincerely appreciate our incredible staff for their hard work and generosity to our residents. View more photos here.

June 2016

The planting begins
The sunny day was perfect for planting at the Anchorage Pioneer Home. Four new planter boxes, plants and soil were generously donated by Home Depot, and store employees placed the boxes with care.

Built at an easily accessible height for the residents to work their gardens, the planter boxes are lined and ready for soil. Residents have their gloves and shovels ready for another green and colorful summer at the Anchorage Pioneer Home. 

March 2016

Rate Increase effective February 1, 2016

          Level I: $2,549.75/month

          Level II: $4,622.10/month

          Level III:$6,694.45/month

Requests for Letters of Interest
Requests for letters of interest were received regarding privatizing/contracting out bodies of work performed by the Alaska Pioneer Homes. These letters are non-binding and have allowed the Department of Health and Social Services to gauge private industry interest with regards to the Alaska Pioneer Homes.

New Fairbanks Pioneer Home administrator
Angie Howard is now the Fairbanks Pioneer Home administrator. Angie brings years of experience with the Pioneer Homes and a caring spirit to this position.

Acting Sitka Pioneer Home administrator
Dayna Arnold is the acting Sitka Pioneer Home administrator.
Thank you, Dayna!

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