News Maker Amber Caron on Wreaths Across America

It has been over a month since National Wreaths Across America Day December 16, 2023.

We spoke with Wreaths Across America’s Communications Director Amber Caron about what’s next for the nonprofit in our latest news maker.

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Amber tells us that Wreaths Across America has activities all year long.

She also tells us how any group, organization, or cemetery can get involved with the wreath laying ceremonies.

Amber also tells us how beneficial it can be for a nonprofit monetarily to get involved.

Also this Saturday January 20 at Arlington National Cemetery there is a wreath collection ceremony taking place where everyone is invited and volunteers needed starting at 8 a.m.

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PCHS closes out 2023 by giving back

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Page County High School closed out 2023 by giving back to their community in a school wide effort.

Advisory classes held a spare change contest with the winning class receiving a pizza party.

In total, students and staff raised $1,331.13 for Page One of Shenandoah to purchase items for their food pantry.

FCCLA held a food drive to benefit Families First Project.

Students and staff were challenged to bring in a different type of nonperishable item each day.

For each item donated, two tickets were entered in to a daily drawing from prizes ranging from cupcakes to a TV.

This food drive brought in a total of 2,217 items also donated to Page One.

FBLA members also raised 400 items for the Page County Middle School Care Closet for one of their Community Service Projects.

PCHS wrapped up the holiday season by placing 500 wreaths on graves at Arlington National Cemetery for Wreaths Across America.

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National Wreaths Across America Day in Winchester

Today is National Wreaths Across America Day at the Winchester National Cemetery.

Wreaths Across America began as a simple gesture of thanks and has grown to a movement dedicated to honoring fallen soldiers for their service and educating future generations of their sacrifices.

Winchester National Cemetery is one of 3,100 participating locations and is expecting over 300 community volunteers to lay over 1,550 wreaths.

Those interested in participating in this free event led by the Civil Air Patrol’s Winchester Composite Squadron are invited to the cemetery at 11 am with a ceremony scheduled for noon.

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News Maker Dale Corey on Wreaths Across America locally

Wreaths Across America is a national effort to honor our fallen Veterans on the third weekend of Dec.

We spoke with the former President of the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in our latest news maker.

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Dale tells us where and when the presentations will be attended by his Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.

He also tells us what to expect at the ceremonies.

Dale also explains how Wreaths Across America works and how you can help in the effort.

Click here for Dale’s news maker.

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News Maker Cindy Moody on Wreaths Across America Shenandoah County

The Narrow Passage Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) of Woodstock are laying wreaths on veteran grave sites Sat. Dec. 18.

This is part of the Wreaths Across America Day Sat. Dec. 18 this year, to honor our fallen heroes.

There are wreath laying ceremonies around the Shenandoah Valley that day as well as at Arlington National Cemetery.

At the Wreaths Across America website you can find a ceremony near you.

We spoke with Cindy Moody of the Narrow Passage DAR about the Shenandoah County plans in our latest news maker.

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Cindy tells us of the number of wreaths that will be laid.

Cindy also tells us about two locations in Shenandoah County that wreaths will be laid.

The ceremony starts at noon on Sat. Dec. 18.

Cindy invites everyone to join in the ceremony and perhaps volunteer to lay a wreath.

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News Maker Cindy Moody on Wreaths Across America Shenandoah County

The Narrow Passage Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) of Woodstock are laying wreaths on veteran grave sites Sat. Dec. 18.

This is part of the Wreaths Across America Day Sat. Dec. 18 this year, to honor our fallen heroes.

There are wreath laying ceremonies around the Shenandoah Valley that day as well as at Arlington National Cemetery.

At the Wreaths Across America website you can find a ceremony near you.

We spoke with Cindy Moody of the Narrow Passage DAR about the Shenandoah County plans in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Cindy tells us of the number of wreaths that will be laid.

Cindy also tells us about two locations in Shenandoah County that wreaths will be laid.

The ceremony starts at noon on Sat. Dec. 18.

Cindy invites everyone to join in the ceremony and perhaps volunteer to lay a wreath.

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Wreaths Across America Ceremony

The ceremony will begin at noon at Mt. Zion Lutheran cemetery located at 3055

Fairview Road, Woodstock, VA, 22664. With wreath placement at St. Luke Lutheran Cemetery to follow.

There will only be off-site parking available. You will have to walk from there to Mt.Zion

Lutheran Church. Please bring your own chair or chairs if you feel you will be more comfortable

sitting before and during the ceremony.

Please help them honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths,

volunteering on National Wreaths Across America Day or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

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News Maker Charles Harbaugh IV on Wreaths Across America Middletown

Middletown is joining Wreaths Across America in their wreath laying ceremony nationwide on December 18.

We spoke with Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV about wreath laying in Middletown in our latest News Maker segment.

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Charles tells about the effort and support it received from Middletown residents.

Charles also talks about how the enthusiasm was so great that it will be held next year as well.

The mayor also talks about how great the community of Middletown is and thanks them for the support.

Click here for Charles’ interview.

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Middletown partners with Wreaths Across America

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Dec. 18 at noon is Wreaths Across America Day when wreaths will be placed on the gravestones of Veterans across America.

Middletown announced on a social media post that they would like to place wreaths at the headstones of the 108 Veterans buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

With the help of Winchester Boy Scout Troop 45 they have reached 25 percent of their goal of the 108 wreathes.

If you would like to help Middletown achieve the goal please contact the Middletown town office by Nov. 30

You are invited to help either monetarily or by volunteering your time to lay the wreaths.

Middletown is one of the few regional locations participating in the Wreaths Across America Project.

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