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Third annual "Helping Our Parks" Project coming mid-April


Caleb Vierkant / Wrangell Sentinel

One of the baseball fields at Volunteer Park. The Parks and Rec Department and numerous volunteers will be working on several projects around the park to fix it up on April 20 for the Helping Our Parks project.

The Helping Our Parks Project, or "HOP" Project, is an annual community service event organized by the Wrangell Parks and Recreation Department. Parks and Recreation Director Kate Thomas said that this is the third year it will be held and it's coming up on April 20.

The HOP Project began in 2017, she said, when the department and local volunteers came out to Volunteer Park to clean up and repair the place. In 2018 it took place at City Park.

This year, they are coming back to Volunteer Park, Thomas said. She said that it was necessary to double back on Volunteer Park, since the area rece...

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