A few years ago, a tragic fire burned the Holy Trinity Church and the adjoining McPhetres Hall. The rebuilding of the church is nearly complete, but the hall has not yet been reconstructed. Holy Trinity has been successful in securing grants for the rebuilding of the hall, contingent upon local funding to match those grants.
The community has a long history of using McPhetres Hall for events including plays and concerts. Theatre in the Rough has an ongoing relationship with Holy Trinity and that partnership will continue in the rebuilt hall. The new building will include a slightly raised stage with built-in light and sound for theater and other performances. The hall can be used for meetings, banquets, parties, for indoor play space and youth activities as well as dances, poetry slams and so on. As such, McPhetres is a center for our community, and the community's financial support is key to provide funding to match the grants which have already been secured.
As before, McPhetres Hall will provide a tremendous resource to the community. Donations may be made online at www.trinityjuneau.org. Checks, cash, or pledges may be delivered or mailed to Holy Trinity Building fund, 416 Harris #205, Juneau, AK 99801. For more information, please call 586-3532. Thank you for your support of this worthwhile project.
Rep. Cathy Munoz
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