May 2017 Vol. 1

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Happy 70th birthday Holland America

Holland America ship near glaciers

Holland America sends seven ships to Alaska this season where they will call 135 times.

Go Red luncheon

It was a packed house last month for the Go Red for Women luncheon in Anchorage. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute – which is why CLIA Alaska supports this worthy event. Photo courtesy American Heart Association

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Sitka, AK, Chapel of the Annunciations

Must-see stop in Sitka: Russian Bishop’s House

Built in 1843, during the “Golden Age” of Russian North America, this spacious, two-story building was home to Bishop Innocent of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was the center of Russian North America’s cultural, educational and business ventures, complete with a formal reception hall, dining room, chapel, school and seminary.