March 20, 2019
GCI contributed $2,000 and a tech prize for this year’s events
DILLINGHAM, Alaska – For everything from basketball and outhouse races to movie nights and cook-offs, hundreds of Southwest Alaska residents are gathering in Dillingham this week for the 61st Annual Beaver Round-Up. GCI, a longtime sponsor of the event, has donated $2,000 and a technology prize for this year’s festivities.
One lucky winner at GCI’s Halftime Show Airplane Toss will receive an Apple Watch, courtesy of GCI, during the Old Timer’s Basketball Games on March 22.
“GCI is proud to support such a long-standing community tradition that brings people together from across Southwest Alaska,” said GCI Vice President of Corporate Communications Heather Handyside.
Beaver Round-Up kicks off March 20th and runs through March 24th.
GCI is committed to giving back to the communities we serve. Over the past 5 years, GCI has donated more than $10 million in cash, products, scholarships and grants to Alaska organizations. GCI provides employees with 16 hours of paid leave to volunteer with local organizations. In 2018, more than 660 GCI employees volunteered nearly 8,200 hours. For more information about how GCI supports organizations across Alaska, visit https://www.gci.com/why-gci/gcigives.
GCI provides data, mobile, video, voice and managed services to consumer and business customers throughout Alaska and nationwide. Headquartered in Alaska, GCI has delivered services for nearly 40 years to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com. GCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of GCI Liberty, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP). Learn more about GCI Liberty at www.gciliberty.com.