Anchorage Mayor-Elect Dave Bronson will officially be sworn in to office at 8 am on July 1, 2021 at an inauguration breakfast hosted by local nonprofit Bean’s Café. All proceeds and donations from the event will benefit Bean’s Café.
“We are honored to work with Bean’s Café on this inaugural breakfast and swearing-in ceremony,” said Mayor-Elect Bronson. “The decision to take my oath of office here was made in large part to underscore my administration’s ongoing commitment to addressing issues relating to homelessness, food security and the valuable role our local non-profits have on our community. We consider Bean’s a vital community stakeholder and we are honored to be able to highlight only a small part in their ongoing work to serve the residents of Anchorage.”
The swearing-in ceremony and breakfast will be held at the Marriott Anchorage Downtown, from 7-8:30 am. RSVPs are required and seating is limited. Email [email protected]. Must Read Alaska has learned that tables are going fast for this charitable fundraiser.
The words that are in the oath of office are: “I solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Alaska, [AND] the Charter of Anchorage, and the Anchorage Municipal Code, and that I will faithfully perform the duties of to the best of my ability.”
Mayor-elect Bronson and his wife Deb will also participate in a community celebration and ceremonial swearing-in on the Delaney Park Strip from 5-9 pm on July 1, 2021.
The Inaugural Block Party is described as a family fun event featuring cultural celebrations, activities for kids, food trucks, a beer garden, and a concert by Sixwire, a Nashville band that was featured entertainment for Super Bowl LIV in 2020.
For more information about the Inaugural Block Party, visit: www.ancblockparty.com