WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA -
DECEMBER 17, 2016 @ Leav. Nat'l Cemetery
Wreaths Across America is an organization that ensures veterans' graves are decorated with wreaths during the holidays. It's a way to say "Thank you" to those who have served and may have even given the ultimate
sacrifice. Please go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org to learn more about this worthy project.
HERE ARE SOME FACTS ABOUT THIS WORLDWIDE EVENT.....
** 405 participating locations (including the 24 national cemeteries on foreign soil
**61,000 total wreaths placed to honor our servicemen and women
**Over 100,000 (current best estimate) volunteers participated in the wreath-laying events
**Over 7,500 (estimated) in attendance at Arlington National Cemetery alone
**Approximately 15,000 in attendance at Houston National Cemetery - the single
largest wreath-laying event nationwide.
DONATE TO WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
Please put your donation into an envelope marked
"WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA" and drop it by the
Basehor VFW post located @ 2806 N 155th in Basehor
Checks only please......no cash !!!
Basehor VFW Post 11499 performs the 21 gun salute - 2013
Basehor VFW presents the Coast Guard wreath - 2013