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By Dan Rudy 

Some ideas for service on Extra Mile Day


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Victoria Martin and Marlene Merritt mind the front table during the Wrangell Ministerial Association's annual Operation: Christmas Child box stuffing. Merritt has been a longtime volunteer with the annual program, a tradition spanning beyond a quarter century.

At this month's monthly meeting, the Borough Assembly approved a resolution dedicating November 1 to be "Extra Mile Day."

An annual proclamation,

the designation is meant to encourage community members to "go the extra mile" in

personal effort, volunteerism and service. That can manifest itself in many ways, with a number of opportunities coming up this holiday season.

Representing the town's

collective churches, the Wrangell Ministerial Association will be holding its 15th annual Thanksgiving Basket distribution on November 20. Each year the drive collects resources in order to provide...

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