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Lutheran church celebrates 17th Alaska Day Luncheon


October 25, 2018

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Jenn Miller's third grade class from Evergreen Elementary School sang at the Lutheran Church's Alaska Day luncheon. They performed two songs, "Alaska's Flag" and "The Wrangell Song."

Island of Faith Lutheran Church opened its doors to Wrangell's elderly for a celebration of their 17th annual Alaska Day Senior Luncheon. Gayle Gross, with the church, said that the luncheon was originally started almost 20 years ago, to ensure that senior citizens in Wrangell would be provided a meal when most places on the island closed for the holiday. Today it is a fun event for people to come together to enjoy good food, music, and each other's company.

Another tradition of the senior luncheon is to have music performed by children from Evergreen Elementary School. This year's performa...

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