Welcome to the Bethel Alaska Chamber of Commerce Website
Bethel (Mamterilleq in Central Alaskan Yup'ik) is a city located near the west coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, 400 miles west of Anchorage. Accessible only by air and river, Bethel is the main port on the Kuskokwim River and is an administrative and transportation hub for the 56 villages in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
Bethel is the largest community in western Alaska as well as the 9th largest in the state, with a population estimated to be 6,500 in 2010.
If you are interested in finding employment, upgrading your current job skills or receive training assistance in a particular field please contact your local Alaska Job Center at 543-1601 ext 221 or 1-888-282-3526 to determine if you are eligible for training services or for more information on employment placement services. Please apply early to avoid training delays. Job opportunities visit: www.jobs.state.ak.us.com
Our luncheons are held each Thursday, noon-1:00, in the conference room of the VIP restaurant. Call VIP @ 543-4777 to place your lunch order ahead of time to avoid the rush. Our list of speakers is as follows:
May 9 - Donlin Gold - Bill Bieber, Director of Operations & Meg Day, Human Resource Manager
May 16 - Miles Baker, Alaska State Director from Senator Murkowsky's office
May 23 - Aviation Centennial Celebration (May 26th) - Eva Malvich, Bethel event coordinator
May 30 - Bethel Rotary Club, Don Black
All luncheons are open to the public. Join us, have lunch and learn from these speakers. Enter the drawing for a free lunch!