PUBLISHED: 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Two Ketchikan non-profit organizations have been awarded grants from the petroleum company BP through their Community Advisory Board. The 15 member, statewide Board was developed to assist BP in recognizing statewide community needs and to help assure that BP meets its commitments to the entire State of Alaska. In recognition for their service on the Advisory Board, Board members are allocated an annual amount of money to distribute to one or more non-profit organizations in their community. Ketchikan resident, Bill Moran, serves on the BP Community Advisory Board and has recommended grants of $2,500 each be given to First City Players and the Ketchikan Pioneer Home Foundation.
BP Director of Community Affairs, Carla Beam, expressed her appreciation to all members of the BP Community Advisory Board and is looking forward to expanding BP's efforts to investigate critical community needs and ways BP may be able to contribute toward meeting those needs.