Very Reverend Michael James Oleksa - Alaska's Sesquicentennial

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Name: Very Reverend Michael James Oleksa - Alaska's Sesquicentennial
Date: July 12, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM AKDT
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Event Description:

Weekly luncheons are held every Wednesday at noon. Enjoy great food, dynamic speakers, and exciting networking opportunities. Chamber luncheons are open to the public. Chamber members receive special member-only pricing.

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Menu - Updated 7/11/17
BBQ Chicken, Macaroni & Four Cheese, Salad Bar


Very Reverend. Michael James Oleksa 


The Reverend Michael James Oleksa was born in Allentown, PA and educated at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Crestwood, NY and the Orthodox Theological Faculty,  Presov, Czechoslovakia.  He has spent his entire adult life serving as a parish priest, a church administrator, seminary dean and professor of Alaska Native history and cross cultural communications, teaching at all three main campus of the University of Alaska system and Alaska Pacific University as well.  The recipient of numerous awards from the Board of Regents of the University of Alaska, the Alaska State Legislature, the National Governors' Association,  Alaska Humanities Forum and the Alaska Federation of Natives, Father Michael has also authored several books on Alaska Native History and Cultures. His four-part PBS Television series, Communicating Across Cultures, has been widely acclaimed. He resides in Anchorage with his Yup'ik wife, Xenia, two sons , daughter in law and two grandsons, and continues to offer courses through the Alaska Staff Development Network, while serving as acting-dean of St. Michael's Cathedral in Sitka.

Alaska's Sesquicentennial
The Westmark Sitka Banquet Room
330 Seward Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Date/Time Information:
Doors Open 11:30 am
Lunch Begins 12:00 pm
Contact Information:
Sitka Chamber (907) 747-8604
$15 Full Meal (Members Only)
$18 Full Meal (Non-Member)
$5 Listening Fee (Includes Drinks)

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$20 Full Meal
$10 Listening Fee (Includes Drinks)

Pre-Paid Lunch Punch Cards
5% Discount Members Only
$114 Eight (8) Pre-Paid Lunches
$228 Sixteen (16) Pre-Paid Lunches

Weekly Luncheons are open to the public. Chamber membership is not required to attend.
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