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By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Chamber needs to raise money for next year's Fourth fireworks

 

August 24, 2022



While the twinkling lights, bright colors and resounding explosions of the Fourth of July fireworks put the community in a celebratory mood last month, they have also put a dent in the pockets of the chamber of commerce.

Though chamber Executive Director Brittani Robbins declined to release the exact amount of money she will need to raise before the chamber can afford next year’s fireworks, she called the sum “significant.” A variety of factors contributed to the chamber’s financial straits, including a lean year for royalty fundraising ticket sales and widespread economic stagnatio...



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