Booster club a good idea for school sports expenses

The community already does a good job of pitching in, helping out and coming up with money for school sports activities. But rather than just doing it one sport, one event at a time, there is a proposal to reestablish a booster club for all school sports.

It’s been about 20 years since a booster club coordinated fundraising for youth athletics in Wrangell, and there are a lot of reasons why this is a good time to restart the effort.

State funding for education in Alaska is inadequate, made even worse when Gov. Mike Dunleavy this year vetoed half of the budget increase approved by legislators f...


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