HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A local group that honors fallen veterans is asking for volunteers to help with the annual effort to lay wreaths on their graves.
The group lays the wreaths on the graves in mid-November and then removes them in January. Here are the dates to mark down if you’re interested. All events are held rain or shine.
Dates: Monday and Tuesday, November 5-6, 9:30 a.m.
Location: 2102 West Ferry Way (located on the west side of Leeman Ferry Road)
The building is the second on right on West Ferry. This is where wreaths will be prepared.
Dates: Wednesday and Thursday, November 14-15, 9:30 a.m.
Locations: Wednesday–Maple Hill Cemetery, 202 Maple Hill Street
Thursday – Valhalla Cemetery, 698 Winchester Road
Ceremony to Honor Veterans
Date: – Saturday, 15 December, 11 a.m.
Location: Maple Hill Cemetery
Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, January 8-9, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Tuesday – Maple Hill Cemetery
Wednesday – Valhalla Cemetery
If you would like to help the group, please contact Jennifer Hames, Vice President of Wreaths for Veterans. You can reach her at (256) 527-8944 or (256) 772-8944.