The 2012 Wreaths Across American ceremonies will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 in East Hampton and Marlborough, CT.
Seven specially-designed ceremonial wreaths will be placed in honor of the sacrifices made by members of the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines as well as in remembrance of POW/MIAs.
An additional wreath will be place in East Hampton in honor of the late Gov. William O’Neill, who served in the Air Force during the Korean conflict.
Wreaths Across American (WAA) is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to “Remember, Honor and Teach.”
The ceremonies will be led by Linda Wallace, regent for the Nathan Hale Memorial Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution.
In East Hampton, you can take part in the ceremony at noon at East Hampton VFW Post 5095 at 20 North Maple St. (across from East Hampton High School.) The Marlborough ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. on the Marlborough Town Green.
Questions? You can contact Linda Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-267-9952.
Posted December 14, 2012 – as edited by and with video and links added by HTNP News Editor Brenda Sullivan
Related link: More Than 100,000 Remembrance Wreaths to Be Placed at Arlington National Cemetery for National Wreaths Across America Day http://finance.yahoo.com/news/media-advisory-more-100-000-164817465.html
Live stream from Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 15, 2012 http://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/about-us/news/
Have a news item, event or Letter to the Editor you’d like posted on this news site? Simply send your information to email@example.com and include your town in the subject line of your email. Please also include a phone number where you can be reached if there are questions. For daily updates on local and Connecticut news, “like” us on Facebook at HTNP News. https://www.facebook.com/HTNPnews and find us on our NEW Twitter page at HTNP News (@HTNPNews )