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- Odyssey Logistics Joins Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games as Participant Village Sponsor
Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games | Press Release | June 27, 2023 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Odyssey Logistics Joins Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games as Participant Village Sponsor, Enhancing Athlete Experience and Community Engagement [Palmer, June X, 2023] – The Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, a highly anticipated sporting and cultural event, is thrilled to announce Odyssey Logistics as a valued Participant Village Sponsor. Odyssey Logistics, a global multimodal logistics provider with a strong Alaska presence, brings its extensive expertise and commitment to excellence to further enhance the athlete experience and community engagement during the Games. As the Mat-Su Valley prepares to host the 24th Arctic Winter Games, corporate sponsorships play a crucial role in ensuring the success of the event and creating an exceptional experience for athletes and visitors. Odyssey Logistics, known for its adaptive approach to solving modern logistics challenges, has recognized the significance of the Games and the positive impact they have on the community, making their partnership as a Participant Village Sponsor a natural fit. "Odyssey Logistics is proud to partner with the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games as a Participant Village Sponsor," said Kevin Kelly, president Odyssey Logistics freight forwarding division "We recognize the Games' unique ability to celebrate athletic achievement, cultural diversity, and the unifying power of sport. Through our contribution, we aim to enhance the participant experience and support the local community, aligning with our commitment to excellence, sustainability, and community giving. We are excited to be part of this extraordinary event." Odyssey Logistics' global expertise, specialized assets, and commitment to sustainability make them a valuable partner for the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games. Their involvement highlights their dedication to promoting physical fitness, cultural exchange, and teamwork, while also demonstrating their support for the growth and development of young athletes. The Mat-Su 2024 Host Society extends its deepest appreciation to Odyssey Logistics for their generous contribution as a Participant Village Sponsor. Their partnership will enhance the overall experience of the Games and contribute to the lasting legacy of the Arctic Winter Games. For media inquiries or further information, please contact: Margaret Adsit, Marketing Manager, Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games 907-982-4387, Call 9am-7PM Alaska Time About the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games: The Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games is an exceptional sporting and cultural event that brings together athletes from Arctic communities to showcase their talents, culture, and heritage. Taking place in the breathtaking Mat-Su Valley, the Games provide a platform for youth development, cultural exchange, and friendly competition. For more information, visit https://www.awg2024.org/. About Odyssey Logistics: Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation is a global logistics provider with a freight network exceeding $3 billion. Their portfolio of multimodal logistics services includes intermodal, rail, ground transportation, warehousing, LTL and LCL consolidation, managed services, and consulting. With a commitment to excellence, sustainability, and community giving, Odyssey Logistics stands out in the markets they serve. For more information, visit www.odysseylogistics.com.
- MEA Charitable Foundation's Operation RoundUp Awards $10,000 to Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games
Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games | Press Release | June 8, 2023 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEA Charitable Foundation's Operation RoundUp Awards $10,000 to Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games [Palmer, June 8, 2023] — The MEA Charitable Foundation is proud to announce that its Operation RoundUp program has awarded a generous grant of $10,000 to support the hosting of the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games. This significant contribution demonstrates the Foundation's commitment to fostering community development in the region for critical community efforts in its service area. The Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, scheduled to take place from March 10-16, will bring together athletes, coaches, and cultural participants from across Alaska and various Arctic regions. This international multi-sport event aims to promote athletic excellence, cultural exchange, and social interaction among participants of all ages. The MEA Charitable Foundation recognizes the Games' significance and is dedicated to ensuring its success. Through its Operation RoundUp program, the MEA Charitable Foundation collects voluntary contributions from participating members of the Matanuska Electric Association, pooling these funds to support various community initiatives. By rounding up their monthly electric bills to the nearest dollar, MEA members have collectively made a substantial impact on the communities they serve. This recent $10,000 grant will contribute to the overall success of the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games and help create a memorable and impactful experience for participants and spectators alike. The MEA Charitable Foundation is committed to empowering the communities it serves by supporting education, arts, culture, and community projects that enrich the lives of residents in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The Foundation's ongoing dedication to community development reflects MEA's core values of integrity, teamwork, innovation, and service. "We are thrilled to support the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games through our Operation RoundUp program," said Jennifer Castro the Manager of Public Relations at the MEA Charitable Foundation. "These Games will showcase the region's talent, cultural heritage, and the spirit of unity. We are confident that this grant will make a meaningful difference and contribute to the success of this prestigious, community-wide event." The MEA Charitable Foundation's partnership with the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games is a testament to the Foundation's commitment to investing in the community and fostering growth, both athletically and culturally. By supporting events of this magnitude, the Foundation strengthens the region's reputation as a hub for excellence in sports and cultural exchange. For more information about the MEA Charitable Foundation and its Operation RoundUp program, please visit https://www.mea.coop/connect/operation-roundup. To learn more about the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, please visit https://www.awg2024.org/about. About the MEA Charitable Foundation: The MEA Charitable Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley by supporting education, arts, culture, and community initiatives. Through its Operation RoundUp program, the Foundation enables MEA members to make a significant impact on their communities through small, voluntary contributions.
- City of Wasilla Joins Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games as $100,000 Partner Sponsor
Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games | Press Release | June 5, 2023 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City of Wasilla Joins Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games as $100,000 Partner Sponsor, Strengthening Commitment to Community and Sport [Palmer, June 5, 2023] – The Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, set to captivate audiences with its extraordinary blend of sport and culture, proudly announces the City of Wasilla as a distinguished Partner Sponsor, contributing a generous amount of $100,000 to support this prestigious event. This significant partnership solidifies the City of Wasilla's commitment to fostering community development, promoting athletic excellence, and celebrating the unique spirit of the Arctic Winter Games. As the Mat-Su Valley prepares to host the 24th Arctic Winter Games being held March 10-16, 2024 , the support and enthusiasm from local municipalities play a vital role in the success of this remarkable event. The City of Wasilla, known for its vibrant community and thriving sports culture, has recognized the tremendous value the Games bring to the region and has stepped forward as a Partner Sponsor to ensure their continued growth and impact. The $100,000 contribution from the City of Wasilla will directly contribute to the planning, execution, and legacy of the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games. With this generous support, the organizing committee can enhance the quality of the Games, provide a memorable experience for participants and spectators alike, and leave a lasting legacy in the community. "We are honored and grateful to have the City of Wasilla as a Partner Sponsor for the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games," said General Manager, Karen Lane. "Their generous support not only strengthens the Games' foundation but also reflects their dedication to the community and their belief in the power of sports to unite and inspire. Together, we will create an extraordinary event that showcases the incredible talents of Arctic athletes and celebrates the richness of our shared cultural heritage." About the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games: Taking place in the Mat-Su Valley, Alaska, the Games showcase a wide range of sports, promoting physical fitness, camaraderie, and intercultural exchange. For more information, visit https://www.awg2024.org/about. About the City of Wasilla: The City of Wasilla is a vibrant community in the heart of the Mat-Su Valley, Alaska. With a strong commitment to community development, sports, and cultural enrichment, the City fosters a welcoming environment for residents and visitors alike. For more information, visit https://www.cityofwasilla.gov/. For media inquiries or further information, please contact: Margaret Adsit, Marketing Manager, Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games 907-982-4387, Cheryl Metiva, Sponsorship & Community Engagement Manager (907) 315-9920, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mat-Su AWG awarded $1.5M state grant
Article by Katie Stavick | Frontiersman | Published May 30, 2023
- Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games hosts International Committee and Chefs De Mission
Article by Katie Stavick | Frontiersman | Published May 15, 2023
- Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games Seeks Former Participants
Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games | Press Release | June 5, 2023 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games Seeks Former Participants [Palmer, June 5, 2023] – The Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, set to take place in the Mat Su Valley March 10-16, 2024 marks the 24th Games of the Arctic Winter Games. To commemorate this and pay tribute to the Games' rich history, the Mat-Su Host Society is thrilled to invite past participants to join the celebration in its exclusive Alumni Lounge during the 2024 Games to gather and share stories about past Games. Since its inception in 1970, when the inaugural games were held in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, the Arctic Winter Games have become a cherished tradition, fostering camaraderie and friendly competition among the northern regions of the world. Over the years, the Games have not only showcased the exceptional athletic talents of Arctic athletes but also celebrated the region's culture, heritage, and interconnectedness. As we look back on the legacy of the Arctic Winter Games, we see that the event's success is owed to the unwavering support and commitment of the participants who have contributed to its rich tapestry of memories and experiences. In recognition of their invaluable contribution, the Mat-Su 2024 Host Society is actively working on creating a dedicated gathering place within the Games to honor the past participants. While the specific details of the alumni lounge are still being developed, it aims to be a space where former participants can reconnect, reminisce, and revel in the enduring beauty, creativity, and connection the Arctic Winter Games represent. Whether you were a competitor, coach, volunteer, or part of the organizing team in any previous edition, your presence and June 5, 2023 participation in shaping the Games' history are of utmost importance. To keep you informed about updates regarding the alumni lounge and other exciting developments leading up to the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, we encourage all former participants to join our newsletter. You will receive timely information about the Games, opportunities to engage with fellow alumni, and the chance to share your experiences. To join the newsletter and provide your valuable input, please visit our website at https://www.awg2024.org/alumni-signup. Indicate the year(s) you participated in the Arctic Winter Games and share what the Games meant to you. Your feedback will help us create an alumni lounge that resonates with the spirit of the Games and ensures a memorable experience for all. The Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games Host Society extends its gratitude to all past participants for their dedication and enthusiasm. Your support has been instrumental in making the Games the incredible event it is today. For media inquiries or further information, please contact: Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games, email@example.com or 907-745-4294 About the Arctic Winter Games: The Arctic Winter Games is an international sporting and cultural event that brings together athletes from across the Arctic regions. Founded in 1970, the Games promote physical fitness, cultural exchange, and friendly competition. The event features a wide range of sports and activities, highlighting the unique heritage and talent of the Arctic communities. For more information, visit https://www.awg2024.org/
- Mat-Su Arctic Winter Games kicks off 1-year countdown
Article by Katie Stavick | Frontiersman | Published March 1, 2023
- Alaska well-represented at 2023 Arctic Winter Games in Canada
Article by Jordan Rodenberger | Alaska's News Source | Published Feb 2, 2023
- Arctic Winter Games 2023: The Olympics of the North
Article by Rhonda McBride | KNBA | Published Jan 29, 2023
- Team Alaska on their way to compete in the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic winter games
Article by Frontiersman.com | Published Jan 27, 2023
- Team Alaska on their way to compete in the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic winter games.
Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games | January 25, 2023 Press Release For Immediate Release 217 Alaska Youth Athletes from Team Alaska Heading To Wood Buffalo, Alberta to compete in the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games. Coming from 32 communities across Alaska, the 217 youth athletes will be accompanied by 40 coaches, 2 chaperones, and 12 supportive staff to compete in 20 sporting events. “It is a big deal that we’ll have 32 communities represented at the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games. It has always been our goal to draw athletes from across Alaska,” said Holly Odegard, Assistant Chef to Team Alaska and the Sport Manager for Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games to be held in the Mat-Su Valley next March. For most of the athletes, it will be their first time competing internationally. The athletes will be chartering two flights from Anchorage to Wood Buffalo, Alberta Canada on Saturday, January 28, 2023. The athletes will be checking in from 8:30 to 2PM to catch their chartered flights to the Games.“I’m so excited to be meeting new people and the experience of it. I’ve never competed internationally. I learned about the Games from leadership teachers at Wasilla High. I was interested because my dad had done it too,” said Claire Koivunen, 17, from Wasilla, Ak who will be competing in Women’s Ice Hockey. "The kids are extremely excited. We are going strong. We are ready to load the planes on Saturday,” said Odegard. January 25, 2023 Along with the athletes, three cultural participants, along with their cultural coach will be attending the Games to participate in weeklong cultural events including the Cultural Gala. The team will be met in Wood Buffalo by 16 board, volunteer and staff members of the Mat-Su 2024 Arctic Winter Games. Representatives from the 2024 Games will be on hand, including Mat-Su Borough Deputy Manager George Hays for the passing of the torch for next year’s Games. If you’d like to interview the youth athletes before their departing flight, they will be available from 8:30-2:00 PM on January 28 at the Ted-Stevens Anchorage International Terminal by the Alaska Airlines Terminal.