Wednesday, January 6, 2016

New Year Happy Hour

Thursday January 14, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM

The 201 Bar
201 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

Please join Alaskans and friends of Alaska for a happy hour in the new year! The event will be hosted Thursday, January 14 at The 201 Bar, 6:00 PM. Come enjoy drinks, appetizers, and compare new year's resolutions. Cheers!

Monday, November 30, 2015

Alaska State Society Holiday Party

Please join Alaskans and friends of Alaska for food, drinks, and holiday cheer on Tuesday, December 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at 2167 Rayburn House Office Building. Families welcome. Santa will be in attendance.

Guest performance by Yaaw Tei Yi, a Tlingit and Haida Juneau-based dance group.

The 2015 US Capitol Christmas tree is a 74-foot Lutz spruce tree from the Chugach National Forest. The lighting ceremony will be held the following evening, December 2.

Thank you GCI for generous sponsorship of this event, Pacific Seafood Processors Association for donating smoked salmon, Alaska Brewing Company for donating beer, and Alaska Airlines for providing shipping.

2167 Rayburn House Office Building   
200 D Street SW
Washington, DC 20024 

Chelsea Marlow 
Alaska State Society 
president (at) 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Saturday, September 19th, 2015, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Joseph Hensley Park, 4200 Eisenhower Ave,
Alexandria, VA 22304

Join fellow Alaskans & friends of Alaska living or visiting the DC metro area for good food and good company! There will be fun times for the whole family as team Anchorage vs. team Rest of Alaska battle for the trophy in this year's softball game. Feel free to invite friends, attend the whole time, or just part of the time.

Members of the Alaska Congressional Delegation have been invited and are known to make an appearance at this event.

Please bring a dish to share, and AKSS sponsors will provide burgers and hot dogs to grill, and soda, water, and beer.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Join us on 12/3 for the Alaska State Society 2014 Holiday Party!

There will be holiday cheer in abundance, along with treats, beer, door prizes and all of your Alaskan friends. Even Santa Claus will be making an appearance! 

This a free event and no RSVP is required, but if you plan to come we'd appreciate the head count (and we'll make you a spiffy name tag)!

Needless to say, it's going to be a great time and we hope you'll be able to make it to this year's AKSS Holiday Party!

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Monday, March 24, 2014

2014 Cherry Blossom Reception April 10th - RSVP Now!

Members, Alaskans, and friends of Alaska:
You are cordially invited to the 2014 AKSS Cherry Blossom Reception!  Please join us in congratulating this year's Alaska State Society Cherry Blossom Princess, Chelsea Marlow, and to meet and mingle with other Alaskans at a free event on Capitol Hill.
We will have fresh Alaska Seafood and will have a variety of other Alaska treats on offer. It's going to be a great time, and we hope you'll be able to make it.
When: Thursday April 10, 2014, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 116
We would like to give a special thank you to The Alaska Native Arts Foundation, The North Star Group and Jack Ferguson Associates for their support of this event.

Introducing Alaska's 2014 Cherry Blossom Princess: Ms. Chelsea Marlow

 Chelsea Marlow, daughter of Mark and Brenda Marlow, was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Chelsea currently works as Deputy Scheduler in US Senator Begich’s Washington, D.C. Office.  She graduated from Robert Service High School in 2009 and studied political science at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She currently volunteers for the Everybody Wins Children’s Literacy Program and is pursuing a career in public service. 

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Next Event: AKSS Holiday Party

You are invited to the

Alaska State Society Holiday Party

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Russell Senate Office Building, SR-385 

5:30 - 8:00 pm

There will be Alaskan seafoodAlaskan beer, and holiday cheer in abundance along with door prizes and all your Alaskan friends. Even Santa Claus will be making an appearance!  Needless to say, it's going to be a great time, and we hope you'll be able to make it!  

This is a free event, and no RSVP is required.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Next Event: Saturday November 2 Brunch and Qugruk Forum with Governor Sean Parnell

The Alaska State Society will convene again on Saturday, November 2, for another round of brunch and Qugruk conversation* in the upstairs room at Mr. Henry's.   

This month's guest will be Alaska Governor Sean Parnell.  Since taking office in 2009, Governor Sean Parnell has set forth his administration’s priorities for Alaska: Strengthening our economy, growing job opportunities, supporting our military community, and promoting safe homes and strong families. Governor Parnell will address Securing Alaska's Future - followed by questions and answers from the audience. 
  This is event is free and open to all Eventbrite - AK State Society Brunch and Qugruk Forum w/ Fran Ulmer as seating may be limited. (Your reservation will also help us ensure that we don't run out of food.) 
  Mr. Henry's is located between the Capitol South and Eastern Market metro stations, on the southeast corner of Seward Square. Bus stops for the 32/34/36, 90/92, and Union-Station-to-Navy-Yard circulator routes are relatively close by.

(*Why Qugruk? The qugruk, or tundra swan -- like many AKSS members -- regularly flies between Alaska and Washington, D.C.)