Wrangell Legion unit remembers 9/11 victims with service project – Alaska News

Wrangell Legion unit remembers 9/11 victims with service project

 

Dan Rudy / Petersburg Pilot

From left to right, Dave Mork, Elmer Mork and Kipha Valvoda put together the framing for the front set of new doors at the American Legion Hall on Saturday. Two pairs of doors were installed in the front and in back as part of a 9/11 service and memorial day organized by the Legion Auxiliary.

WRANGELL – The local American Legion unit held a day of service and remembrance over the weekend, dedicated to the September 11 attacks.

The American Legion Auxiliary of Alaska Unit #6 was awarded a $1,000 grant this summer from the national organization, one of 50 such awards provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The funds would go toward projects across the country, held between September 8 and 13 in memory of those involved in the attacks of September 11, 2001.

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