Icy Strait Point paid the Hoonah Presbyterian $5,000 for use of their parking lot located next to the ANB hall. In an agreement with the Church the money will go toward paving in the future! Thanks to the church for allowing us use and access that should benefit many community members in the future.
Icy Strait Point would like to applaud all the Hoonah Dancers that participated in Celebration this year. Total Contributions from Icy Strait Point directly to dance groups totaled $750.00.
Haa léelk’u haas yáagu yikt haa shukáadei yaan tukóox. In our grandfather’s canoe, we are traveling into the future. The Huna Totem Corporation (HTC) Board of Directors invites you to join us in celebrating our 40th Anniversary. As part of the celebration, HTC will be: Unveiling an honorary plaque at the original HTC office site Revealing the 40th Anniversary Commemorative Design Hosting a shareholder picnic Opening the ZipRider for local rates Hosting shore games Offering a ISP retail discount Local stores will also be offering a special discount and HTC will be offering rides into town to take advantage of these special rates! Please join us for this fun and memorable day! Shareholders outside of Hoonah may attend via catamaran from Juneau to Hoonah on July 27, 2013 at 7:30AM, returning at 6:00PM. Shareholders, descendants, and spouses may ride the catamaran for free. Local rates are available for those wishing to ride the ZipRider! ZipRider participants must be between 90 and 275 pounds and be comfortable with heights. This ride is not recommended for individuals with back or neck problems, or who are pregnant. Fee Schedule: Catamaran Only- Free Catamaran and Zip $40.00View article on original web site
Over the winter Icy Strait Point's Michael Banks restored the original fire truck that serviced Hoonah back in 1953. The historic Willies Jeep Fire tuck complete with fire pump and ladder racks is now on display in the Icy Strait Point Museum and will be displayed at the annual Hoonah Firmans Ball as well as driven yearly in the 4th of July Parade. This year the truck placed 2nd in the Parade for Best of Parade!View PDF of the full story
Icy Strait Point donated the use of the commercial kitchen, provided the use of Hog 3000 BBQ and provided food at cost for this great event. We are looking forward to the second annual event on June 14th 2014.
Icy Strait Point raised over $700 for ANB and the Senior Center on Friday May 31st by taking donations for ZipRider as well as donating retail items for a raffle on the complementary community whale cruise. The day was a great success and was topped of by the Hoonah Community band playing a concert inside the cannery.
Xuna K'aawu had their nineteenth radio broadcast Thursday, November 29th, 2012! Listen to it here! The next broadcast will be on December 13th, 2012 at 6:30 PM! Tune in Hoonah!View article on original web site
Xuna K'aawu had their eighteenth radio broadcast Thursday, November 15th, 2012! Listen to it here! The next broadcast will be on November 29th, 2012 at 6:30 PM! Tune in Hoonah!View article on original web site
Xuna K'aawu had their fifteenth radio broadcast Thursday, September 20, 2012! The next broadcast will be on October 4th, 2012 at 6:30 PM! Tune in Hoonah!View article on original web site
Xuna K'aawu had their ninth radio broadcast on Thursday June 28th. Listen to it here by clicking below. Listen in for an interview with Icy Strait Points intern Brittany Jack and Icy Strait Point's own Johan Dybdahl.View article on original web site
Icy Strait Point is happy to once again donate the Landing Zone Restaurant for the Prom to be held on Saturday May 19th! Last year was a huge success and congratulations to all the Seniors that are graduating next week!
On May 16th the Hoonah Coalition for Kids / Best Beginnings will have visiting trainers coming to Hoonah to provide workshops and share information about FASD. A Community Awareness gathering at Icy Strait Point on the 16th will support their efforts in bringing this awareness to our community. Icy Strait Point will be donating food and logistical support to help this very important cause.
Johanna Dybdahl, Icy Strait Point's Dock Rep Supervisor has been awarded an ATIA scholarship for studies for the 2012-1013 school year. Johanna will be attending North Seattle Community Collage and studying marketing and communications for application in the travel industry. Congratulations to Johanna and we look forward to having her at Icy Strait Point when the school year breaks each year! Thank You to ATIA for doing such a great job supporting tourism in Alaska!
Icy Strait Point is happy to support the Relay for Life Event hosted by the Juneau Bone & Joint Center and Couer Alaska. The event is Friday April 27th 6:30pm at Marlintini’s. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Beer is provided by Alaskan Brewing Co. Wine is provided by K&L Distributers and Odom Co. A souvenir wine glass is given to all guests.
We are excited about this upcoming annual event. Hoonah Schools involvement and promotion of the local culture is an amazing thing to watch. Icy Strait Point is happy to support this event by donating our Icy Strait Point canned salmon.
Since 2004 Icy Strait Point has donated shop space to Hoonah Schools for the Hoonah City Schools Book Store. Close to one million guests have visited the site in this time and the profits from this store have gone to the school activity fund. Starting this year we are partnering with Hoonah Schools in this venture and are hoping to bring more students into the shop and introduce a small business curriculum into this important summer program.
icy Strait Point is happy to support the Southeast local and regional Senior Services programs in Hoonah, Klukwan, Juneau and Skagway by donating over $1000.00 in merchandise to these organizations.
Icy Strait Point would like to thank Hoonah Indian Association for allowing us to display and host the two Jimmy Marks totem poles in front of the Heritage Center Theater. The 2011 restoration project funded by Icy Strait Point and headed up by Gordon Greenwald with Owen James, Herb Sheakley and Louie White Jr. was very successful. Thanks also to Bob Starbard, tribal administrator for his leadership during the project. Thanks to the team at HIA over 130,000 cruise ship guests were able to witness the restoration in progress through the 2011 season.
Icy Strait Point donated $300.00 worth of goods for a silent auction to be held on Feb. 18 2011 100% of the funds raised will go towards Juneau school kids who we are hoping to send to visit the small Japanese village of Nishiokoppe this summer. Good luck on the auction!View PDF of the full story
Icy Strait Point is proud to support the Hoonah City Schools' biggest fundraiser of the year by donating food and retail items. The Carnival Food Booth opens at 5:00 p.m.; Bingo and Carnival booths run from 6:00-9:00. Please come have dinner and a fun-filled evening in the cafeteria and Alumni Gym
This week we shipped 5 cases of donated fleece sweaters from Icy Strait Point in Hoonah to Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks Alaska. This donation is meant for distribution in remote villages in north central Alaska. These fleece sweaters are available as our vendor mistakenly embroidered our name as Icy STRAIGHT Point as opposed to the correct nautical spelling of Icy Strait Point. We hope these come in handy during the upcoming winter months in these northern Alaska villages.
Icy Strait Point was happy to donate 6 rides on the worlds largest zip line ride as well as 6 tickets to our signature Tribal Dance & Cultural Legends show for the Sitka Raptor Centers annual auction. Total Retail value of the donation exceeded $1,000.00!
Starting this tourist season, Hoonah artists can rent stalls for $20 a day to display their crafts at the port, 1 1/2 miles from the community.View PDF of the full story View article on original web site
Icy Strait Point was happy to donate the use of our beautiful Landing Zone Restaurant for the 2011 High School Prom.
Icy Strait Point is delighted to support the Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Hoonah organization Bowl for Kids' Sake by donating $300 of services to the event.
In 2010 Icy Strait Point collected $312,661 in Sales Tax for the city of Hoonah. The city of Hoonah also benefits from cruse ships stopping at Icy Strait Point with 100% of the Head tax money going directly to the city, In 2010 the estimated Head Tax to the City was $544,013. Head Tax plus sales tax is approaching the one million dollar mark at $952,676.00. Icy Strait Point continues as the largest private sector employer in Hoonah with a Local Payroll of $1,640,356. Local business benefit from Icy Strait Point doing business in town, Local vendors and concessions received $366,320 in payments for goods and services. Total Local Economic Impact for 2010 is $3,140,606
Royal Caribbean International, Icy Strait Point's largest customer since opening in 2004 donated $2500.00 to the Huna Heritage Foundations scholarship fund. Icy Strait Point is thankful to have such a generous customer and thanks everyone at Royal Caribbean for their support of the Hoonah community.
Icy Strait Point donated Two Neighbors day event tickets (value $300.00) to the Hoonah Alaska Native Sisterhood Event at the ANB hall in Hoonah on August 21st.
Icy Strait Point is happy to donate a Neighbors Day for 2 and ZipRider prizes to the Golden North Salmon Derby.
Icy Strait Point was happy to partner with Wings of Alaska for a donation of goods to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life
In 2009 Icy Strait Point collected $326,484 in Sales Tax for the city of Hoonah. The city of Hoonah also benefits from cruse ships stopping at Icy Strait Point with 100% of the Head tax money going directly to the city, In 2009 the estimated Head Tax to the City will be $672,960. Head Tax plus sales tax is approaching the one million dollar mark at $999,444.00. Icy Strait Point continues as the largest private sector employer in Hoonah with a Local Payroll of $1,525,995. Local business benefit from Icy Strait Point doing business in town, Local vendors and concessions received $414,684 in payments for goods and services. Total Local Economic Impact for 2009 is $2,940,123
Icy Strait Point was happy to donate $300 of services to the Juneau Empire Sponsored event: Think Pink "A Pink Tie" Benefit for Cancer Connection, this event raised nearly $4,500!View PDF of the full story