Volume 17 Issue 1

A Great Read

“Hundred Acre Wood.”

“Oz.”

“Narnia.”

“Treasure Island.”

A walk through Reading Write Alaska is akin to a visit to many of literature’s famous and favorite fictional locations. Love of books, reading and earning almost comes alive, which is exactly how owner Heather Walton wants it. Read more...

Financing Options

Reading Write Alaska owner Heather Walton started her business from the garage in her family’s home. She then rented office space before she could purchase and remodel her own building a few years ago.

“First National Bank Alaska and bankers like Rachel Carlson have been there with us every step of the way,” Walton said. “With their help figuring out the best way to finance our project, we were able to build the exact kind of business we’d hoped for from the start.”

Whether your business is getting started or is established and looking to expand, First National’s financial experts are available to talk. Review your business plan with your local banker and learn more about financing options to meet your company’s needs. Read more...

Rachel Carlson

On one of Rachel Carlson’s recent visits to Reading Write Alaska owner Heather Walton, the First National Bank Alaska banking expert carried a basket of baked goods to share with Walton and her staff.

“From the first time I met Rachel, I could tell she was someone special,” Walton said. “Examples like her dropping off tasty treats proves how right I am.” Read more...