Letter to the Editor: Red Dragon says thanks

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the many Cordovans and visitors who supported our recent raffle! We sold all 500 tickets in just eight weeks, and you helped raise almost $4,500 for our roof replacement fund. The new roof is both beautiful and very well built; it will serve us well for many decades. Stop by to see it if you haven’t already!

Raffle winner Joan Songer took home the carved salmon bench made by R.J. Kopchak. Laura Wiese won the half-day charter with Auklet Charters; Paula Payne took home the bountiful basket, and Sandy King received two-dozen truffles from Pete’s Treats. We so appreciate the generosity of all of the prize donors.

We want to also gratefully acknowledge the contractors who have worked on the Red Dragon’s upgrades during the past year. Wilson Construction did the “dirty” work at the start, constructing a true foundation under the building for the first time in its 108-year history. Mark Casey completed the skirting over the foundation. Carbon Neutral Alternatives did the roof replacement. Each of these businesses contributed generous in-kind donations for their part of the work.

Several other local businesses, individuals and the National Park Service have also supported the project through in-kind donations. We’re doing our best to maintain a website and Facebook page that includes photos and more details about our income sources and expenses. Visit www.reddragoncordova.org, or look for Red Dragon Historic District on Facebook.

Thank you, again, Cordova community for your generosity and support for our Red Dragon Historic District. Your support brought us closer to raising the total needed for our roof project.

— Nancy Bird 


Project Leader and

Rev. Belle Mickelson 

St. George’s Episcopal Church