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Local effort underway to support Wreaths Across America


Last updated 11/7/2019 at 6:35am

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Local volunteers are working hard to ensure that veterans laid to rest at seven San Diego County cemeteries are honored on National Wreaths Across America Day in December.

The ceremony, held simultaneously across the country at more than 1,600 locations with the assistance of 2 million volunteers, will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. The goal is to place a live, balsam fir wreath at the headstone of every veteran buried there and say each person’s name, so their memory lives on.

Community members can sponsor the wreaths needed to honor veterans at San Diego’s ce...

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