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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Chamber will start charging for 4th booths, parade entries


From sponsorships to rental fees for Fourth of July event booths, the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce is doing what it can to make sure the organization no longer operates at a deficit.

In a work session on March 24, chamber leadership looked at various ways to raise funds and cut costs where possible.

“Basically, we’re trying to break even,” said chamber board of directors president Bill Burr. “The chamber has been running in the red for quite some time. We can’t. We’re at a point where breaking even is fine, but we can’t go backward.”

The purpose of the chamber is to promote and support its bus...

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