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Nome City Council Decides on Local Division of NSEDC Community Benefit Share

A dilapidated structure in downtown Nome, believed to have once been the home of Leonhard Seppala.

The Nome City Council announced this week how it would parcel out the Nome share of $133,333 from the mid-year NSEDC community benefit funds. Those awarded money are the Bering Sea Women’s Group, Leonhard Seppala House Project, and Nome’s preschool, NYO, community center, hockey rink, homeless shelter, and high school.

NSEDC to Provide Rare Mid-Year Community Benefit Share

An aerial view of a small, coastal village

On May 10th, NSEDC’s Board of Directors approved a mid-year community benefit share of approximately $2 million, which will be spread to 15 communities. This is only the second time NSEDC has issued a mid-year benefit outside of its annual one provided in November.