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On Dec. 19 at 12 p.m., Wreaths For Westford Veterans (MA0049) will be helping Westford Cemeteries to Remember and Honor the town’s veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of fallen troops
Residents are invited to help honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting family and friends.
A sponsorship will ensure that a wreath is hand-crafted of balsam and hand-tied with a red velvet bow in Columbia Falls, Maine. It will then be sent to one of the participating locations, where a volunteer will place it on the marker of a fallen hero. That volunteer will then say the recipient’s name to ensure that the legacy of duty, service and sacrifice of that veteran is never forgotten.
Sponsoring a wreath means a participant has the opportunity to join the nation in saying “thank you” to veterans.
*Note: Specific locations designated as “ceremonial-only” accept a limited number of sponsorships. Any additional sponsorships received beyond those used for the ceremony will be distributed to other locations.