Island Convention and Visitors Bureau held its annual meeting recently, handing
out more than a half-dozen awards and electing two new people to the board of
Buckingham, the executive director of the CVB, said two of the awards this year
are brand new.
-- (KICVB 1 32 sec "The
new awards are ... visitors to the island.")
Schmidt of Memory Maker Tours won the Hospitality Award based on the number of
visitors who took the time to come into the Visitors Center to vote for him.
Cindy Rio won the Volunteer of the Year Award.
says the KICVB staff gave an award of their own, the "Sea Lion Award":
-- (KICVB 2 45 sec "Dan
Busch, who received the ... who are very good to us.")
awards include the "Bear Cub," which went to The Artist's Eye, owned by Kerry
Kearns; the Baranov, which went to Karen Hansz of Kodiak Adventures Unlimited;
the Puffin, which was given to Mary Jane Majdic (my-ditch) of Channel Side Chowder
House; the Emerald Service, given to Mike and Lisa Carlson of the Larsen
Bay Lodge; and the President's Award,
given to Fran Kelso.
told KMXT's Jay Barrett that during the annual meeting, three seats were filled
on the board of directors:
-- (KICVB 3 33 sec "Katie
Oliver, who has ... so there will be a change.")
information on the awards can be found online in the Kodiak Island Convention
and Visitors Bureau newsletter, "Bear Tracks," at Kodiak dot org slash KICVB.