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Mariners' Memorial seeking $6,000 by the end of the month

 

September 12, 2019

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

The site of the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial, at Heritage Harbor, with rebar and foundation materials waiting to be used.

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial Board brought in a little less than $5,000 with their annual fish fry last month. Proceeds like this are going towards the mariners' memorial by Heritage Harbor, dedicated to Wrangellites who have been lost at sea. Construction has been ongoing in increments for several months, but more funds are still needed. According to Jenn Miller-Yancey, with the memorial board, they are hoping to raise an additional $6,000 by Oct. 1.

Back in July, the mariners' memorial received a challenge grant from the Rasmuson Foundation. According to the grant, the foundation will...



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