Our mission is to serve and represent the hospitality industry within the Municipality of Anchorage. Collaborate with responsible members, stakeholders, and businesses as a vital part of the community.
Anchorage CHARR is a united financially sound organization committed to protect, foster, and grow the hospitality industry locally, which serves a strong membership and fosters a positive relationship with the Anchorage community.
Off the Road
The Anchorage Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association (Anchorage CHARR) sponsors Off the Road -a program that makes Anchorage's streets safer by giving free rides home to impaired drivers and their cars. Anchorage CHARR represents more than 200 restaurants, bars, hotels and tourism related businesses around town. There are presently 63 participating establishments in the off the road program.
In the Off the Road program, a participating licensed establishment calls a taxi to request service. This is a crucial first step and participants must make sure that the establishment and not the patron makes the phone call.
Many who drink and drive claim they cannot afford to leave their vehicles at the place they have been drinking due to time constraints, safety, work and distance. That's why Off the Road responds with two taxis. The patron's rides in one taxi while the driver of the second taxi follows in the patron's car so the car is at home and ready for work the next day.
Off the Road is available from Rabbit Creek Road to Fort Richardson and all stops in between. The ride is only from the participating establishment to the patron's home. Off the Road is funded by; government grants, corporate sponsors, licensed establishments and the hospitality industry. For more information call Anchorage CHARR at 907.646.4628.