Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the Wreaths Across America organization presents their mission to help Remember, Honor and Teach about those who are serving or who have given the ultimate sacrifice for this country by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,500 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.
Hundreds of thousands of volunteers help out each second or third Saturday in December with laying out wreaths on the graves within each cemetery. We want to thank each of our council's brothers who had participated in this endeavor this past December.
Just as the effort of volunteers is needed to place the wreaths, so is the need to have those who can help collect them after the holiday season. The collection of wreaths took place this past weekend on Saturday, January 15th. Again we would like to thank the additional volunteers who helped with collecting the wreaths.
If you would like to learn more about Wreaths Across America and read about their story, please visit them here:
Council 5207 Brothers and their Family who volunteered:
From Left to Right: Brent Parkhill, Chris Manning, Jose Velez, Mike Garey, Marley Shepard, Gregory Antunes, Nathanial Antunes, Easton Shepard, Drew Antunes, Peter Schwark, Cai Shepard, Jess Shepard, Brodie Shepard, Bobbie Brendlinger (not Pictured: PGK Tom Greer)