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Wreaths Across America 2015

Saturday, December 12

Join the southern Chester County community and beyond as we celebrate Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the Oxford Cemetery, 220 N 3rd Street, Oxford, PA 19363. The event will begin at 11:45 a.m. Those interested in attending should meet next door at the Sacred Heart Parish church at 11:30 a.m. to process to the cemetery as a community. Wreaths Across America (WAA), a nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, announced that Oxford Cemetery in Oxford, PA, has once again joined in the effort to fulfill the national WAA mission of remembering, honoring and teaching under the 2015 central theme: "Cemeteries are for the living." This is the eighth year that Oxford Cemetery will be participating. The local event coordinator, along with the Oxford American Legion Post 535, which hosts the event, and the Chester County Sheriff's Office, led by Carolyn "Bunny" Welsh, are fundraising in October and November to prepare for a wreath-laying ceremony to honor veterans on December 12. Remembrance wreaths can be purchased for $15/piece and will be placed at the headstones of fallen veterans at more than 1,000 locations across the country and overseas. A remembrance ceremony will be held at Oxford Cemetery in Oxford, PA, on this day to ensure that the individuals who served to protect the freedoms of our country are not, and never will be, forgotten. Those interested in volunteering with their local Wreaths Across America location in Oxford, PA are invited to visit the WAA website and social media channels to follow the organization. Those interested in sponsoring wreaths for the Oxford Cemetery this year, should contact the Event Coordinator directly at show contact info . A Facebook page for this local group has also posted the event and further details.
Date & Time
  • December 12, 2015
  • 11:30AM - 2:00PM
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