Anchorage, Alaska –The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors voted on Feb. 14 to issue a one-time special dividend of $500. This special dividend will be paid to original BSNC shareholders who were 65 years of age or older on Feb. 14, 2014, the date of record. Checks will be mailed by Feb. 28.
“BSNC honors the contributions of our Elder shareholders,” said BSNC Board Chairman Henry Ivanoff. “This special dividend is given in thanks of those who have given so much to our communities and our people.”
BSNC is an Alaska Native Corporation that was established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. It is owned by more than 7,100 Alaska Native shareholders and actively pursues responsible development of resources and other business opportunities. Through its subsidiaries, BSNC serves the federal government and commercial customers throughout the Bering Strait region, Alaska, the United States and the world.