By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

Chamber calls for 4th of July royalty candidates


The Fourth of July is three months away, and the start of ticket sales for the annual fundraising raffle is still eight weeks away, but the chamber of commerce figures it’s not too early to start asking who wants to volunteer for this year’s royalty competition.

The royalty contestants sell tens of thousands of $1 raffle tickets that pay for the community’s Fourth of July fireworks, festivities and events. They get to keep a portion of their sales for all their hard work, using the money for college or anything else.

Ticket sales start May 31 and close July 3.

The prize drawing will be held Ju...

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