Community birthday and anniversary calendar may be history

After decades of helping people remember birthdays and anniversaries, the printed community calendar may be going the way of phone books.

There will be no Wrangell Birthday Calendar in 2024. The chamber of commerce decided to drop the project from its work list.

The last Wrangell phone book was printed in 2020.

The chamber had used the calendar as a fundraiser to provide an annual scholarship to a graduating high school senior. Last year’s scholarship was $1,500.

“It was discussed and we’re somewhat short-handed over the last few years,” Bill Burr, chamber president, said last week. “We wanted...


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