Civic Club seeking wreath sponsors

October 16, 2013
This photo from the ceremony last December at Laurel Point Cemetery shows the seven ceremonial wreaths designated for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Merchant Marines, Coast Guard and POW/MIA that were placed on the monument during the event.

CARMICHAELS – The Carmichaels Women’s Civic Club is seeking sponsors to purchase wreaths that will be placed on veterans’ graves at the Laurel Point Cemetery in Carmichaels.

On Dec. 14, National Wreaths Across America Day, remembrance wreaths will be placed on the graves of fallen veterans at more than 800 locations across the country and overseas. A remembrance ceremony will be held at Laurel Point Cemetery in Carmichaels at noon that day.

Last year, 80 wreaths were placed on the graves of veterans buried at Laurel Point. This year, the goal of the Civic Club is to place 306 wreaths on the veterans’ graves.

The Carmichaels Women’s Civic Club is seeking sponsorship from individuals, clubs, groups and businesses. The cost is $15 per wreath. The deadline to sponsor wreaths is Nov. 22.

Checks should be made out to the Carmichaels Women’s Civic Club and sent to PO Box 453, Carmichaels, PA 15320. For more information, call 724-833-1532.



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