Wreaths Across America

Our mission, Remember, Honor, Teach, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies a specified Saturday in December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond.

This year’s Wreaths Across America event will take place on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Rosecrans Cemetery in San Diego .  The WAA website currently has the patches and rockers in stock, so you might want to grab a handful now before they run out :) http://www.waastore.com

Annual Ceremonial  Wreaths Laying to Honor Veterans 

When:    Saturday, Dec. 12

Time:      8:30-11 AM

Where:   Miramar or Fort Rosecrans National Cemeteries

What you’ll be doing:  Placing ceremonial Holiday wreaths sponsored by various businesses, groups and individuals on the grave sites of our military veterans at local national cemeteries.

Special requirements: This is a family event. A formal ceremony starts at 9:00 AM SHARP, lasts 45 minutes. This follows with laying of the wreaths by everyone. Parking can be limited, arrive by 8:30 at the latest.

Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended, and this event takes place regardless of weather.

To Sign Up:   Visit the WAA web site(www.waasandiego.com) and click on “volunteer” to participate as an individual, family or group.

Clean-up

When:   Saturday, January 16

Time:   8:30-9:30 AM

What you’ll be doing:  Picking up faded wreaths from the grave sites, using a rake or broom to stack and drag to the roadside for shuttle by pick-up trucks  to the dumpsters.

Sign Up:  On the web site, let the Volunteer Coordinator at Miramar or Fort Rosecrans know you will attend.

 

Sponsor a wreath

To sign up and get more information contact  Teri Simas <gstroop3145@gmail.com>



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