Tag: Robin Sherman

Sitka’s pandemic response: A lesson in getting it (more) right

While Sitka -- like many places -- is struggling right now with the delta variant and an unexpected surge in coronavirus infections, over most of the last year it got the pandemic right: low infection rate, high support for vulnerable parts of the community. Around 80 policy researchers and government entities convened on Wednesday (7-28-21) to listen as three Sitkans explained how it was done. Read More

Sitka Legacy Foundation distributes $16K to local nonprofits

The Sitka Legacy Foundation on Wednesday (10-23-19) distributed just over $16,000 in grants to local nonprofits, during the regular luncheon meeting of the Sitka Chamber of Commerce. 13 organizations in all received funding, averaging around $1,000 per organization. The foundation this year received requests from 18 nonprofits totaling over $33,000. Read More

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