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Washington Cemeteries to honor veterans with "Wreaths Across America"

 

Last updated 12/11/2019 at 10:54am



Olympia – On December 14, volunteer groups will gather at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Washington Veterans Home Cemetery in Port Orchard, and Washington Soldiers Home in Orting.  In addition, many other Washington cemeteries will participate in Wreaths Across America by laying wreaths on the graves of veterans.

The event, called “Wreaths Across America”, began with the Arlington Wreath Project and has spread to over 1,100 cemeteries throughout the country.

In the State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake there are 5,800 interments with 2,200 wreaths to be placed. For more information contact: Washington State Veterans Cemetery Medical Lake – WAWSVC, 21707 W. Espanola Rd Medical Lake WA 99022. Volunteer Location Leader:  Joyce Durrant. Contact Info:  (509) 928-1189 durrantjk@gmail.com

 

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