Reminder: Honor a veteran at Wreaths Across America event Dec. 17

wreaths_across_america_logoMike Schindler of Edmonds-based Operation Military Family Cares, will be the guest speaker at Wreaths Across America Day at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Veterans Memorial Park, Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery in north Seattle.

The local ceremony is part of a national movement where wreaths are placed at more than 900 veterans’ cemeteries, memorials and other locations around the country.

All are welcome to attend and are invited to take part in the ceremony, during which wreaths are laid on the tombstones of the fallen.

You can learn more here.

Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery is located at 11111 Aurora Ave. N.

 

  1. This is a fantastic event that few in the Seattle area attend despite it being held simultaneously all over the world. It’s a well-spent hour and I encourage parents and grandparents to bring their kids too.

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