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Communities vary their spending of $10 million cruise line gift

 

October 28, 2021



The six Alaska communities that shared in a $10 million pandemic-relief gift from Norwegian Cruise Line have found various ways to spend the money — or save it for later.

Seward committed much of its share to help provide child care services.

Skagway set aside nearly half-a-million dollars to pay out as cash to residents this winter.

The cruise line in May announced it would donate $10 million to communities that had been on the company’s itineraries and suffered economically with the loss of cruise ship travelers last year and again this summer.

The money was designated for Juneau ($2...



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