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Posted on: December 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Donations sought for wreaths to honor veterans

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Local Wreaths Across America supporters invite the community to contribute now to ensure the success of National Wreaths Across America Day 2021.


City officials and local volunteers honored veterans laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery on Dec. 19 with the placement of  balsam wreaths on their graves as part of National Wreaths Across America Day 2020.  Some 280 graves were adorned with wreaths during the solemn ceremony.


The first-ever local event was a great success, and organizers thank the community for their support and attendance.


To help make the 2021 ceremony an even bigger success, the national Wreaths Across America organization is offering to match all wreaths funded by local supporters through Jan. 15, 2021.


Donations to sponsor wreaths for the December 2021 ceremony at Riverview Cemetery should be made online. Go to  www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/TN0273 and click "Sponsor Wreaths." Complete the checkout process with credit/debit card or Paypal.



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