Calista shareholders can look forward to a hefty dividend this spring. The Board of Directors recently approved a total of $6.17 million for the spring dividend. That’s up from $5.95 million last year.
In areas of the state where the cash economy is limited, but the cost of living high, the Permanent Fund Dividend is especially important to many households. But even in those places, dividend recipients generously share the wealth by donating to non-profits, and that time has come again.
This past holiday season, Bethel dug deep into its collective pockets to help the community. The #BethelGives campaign, in its second year, raised $35,000. That’s about $10,000 more than it did the first year.