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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Chamber will ask borough to help pay for 4th of July


April 12, 2023

In light of the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce’s operating deficit over the past six years, it has sought to cut costs and find added revenues to continue the popular Fourth of July celebration.

To that end, the chamber board of directors will be asking the borough’s economic development department to support funding for this year’s event.

The borough this fiscal year contributed $27,000 toward the chamber’s general budget — not specifically designated to the Fourth of July. That is a small increase over $23,000 in the previous year.

At a work session meeting on April 5, the chamber...

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