Calista Golf Classic raises $222,000 for scholarships
250 students received aid in Spring 2012
Calista Heritage Foundation
Calista shareholders and descendents benefit from Calista Heritage Foundation scholarships.
The 13th Annual Calista Golf Classic, held on June 20, raised $222,380 for Calista Heritage Foundation, Calista Heritage Foundation. Since 2006, more than $1.6 million in scholarships have been awarded. Recipients are Calista Corporation shareholders or descendants.
Year-to-date, 250 students have received $221,750 in scholarships. A total of 130 of the students call the Calista region home. 100 more are from other areas in Alaska, and 20 of the students live out of state. These students attend a variety of educational centers, from the Yuut Yaqungviat flight school in Bethel, to University of Alaska campuses and college campuses around the nation.
“The support of Calista, the sponsors and the community is crucial to the future success of our educational programs,” said CHF President Debra Call. “The students we assist today will guide and manage Alaskan companies in the future. It’s wonderful to note that Calista Corporation President/CEO Andrew Guy is a past scholarship recipient and former intern.”
The major 2012 sponsors of the Calista Golf Classic are as follows:
Platinum: Donlin Gold; Legislative Consultants in Alaska Diamond: Science & Engineering Services, Inc.
Silver: ConocoPhillips; Doyon, Ltd; Lynden Inc .; Strata G; Yulista Holding Company
Bronze: Alaska Growth Capital; CH2M Hill; GCI; Kiewit Infrastructure West Co .; Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC; Nordic-Calista Well; Tunista, Inc. Other contributors to the annual golf fundraising event were: Alaska Commercial Company; Alaska Interstate Construction, LLC; Alaska Native Heritage Center; Alaska Pension Services, Ltd .; Alaska Telecom/Futaris; Aleut Corporation; Allure Day Spa & Hair Design; Anchorage Marriott; Andrew Guy; ArXotica; AT&T; AVTEC; Body Renew; Brice, Inc .; Charter College; Chiulista Services, Inc .; Christine Klein; CIRI/Fidelity Charitable; Cook Inlet Tribal Council; Delta Western, Inc .; Doyon Drilling, Inc .; Embassy Suites; Food Services of America; GCI; Girl Scouts of America; Great Originals; Guess & Rudd P.e .; Hillside Pet Clinic; June McAtee; Konica Minolta; KPMG; Marcia Davis; Marriott Hotels & Resorts; Marsh & McLennan Companies; Mayflower Catering; Robertson, Monagle & Eastaugh; Monica James; Moose Run Golf Course; Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC; Municipal Light and Power; Norman Resnick; Princess Cruises; Sis’s Cafe; Southcentral Foundation; Sramek Hightower; Stoel Rives LLP; Tunista, Inc .; The Wilson Agency; l1kigaq Corp .; U.S. Air Force Reserves; UAA Athletic Department; Udelhoven Companies; Unum; VSP; Yukon Equipment, Inc.
Calista Heritage Foundation was founded in 2010 and operates the scholarship fund. The foundation recently launched a New website, www.CalistaHeritage.org.
CHF can be reached at 907-279-5516, 800-277-5516 outside of Anchorage, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. CHF is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CalistaHeritageFoundation.