Wreath laying ceremony at SW VA Veterans Cemetery set for Saturday

Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

At Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin, VA

What:

  • Annual ceremony to place Holiday Wreaths to honor and remember military veterans
  • Patriotic program to precede laying of wreaths
  • 855 wreaths will be placed throughout cemetery
  • Wreaths made possible through generosity of individuals and organizations to Southwest Virginia Cemetery Volunteers, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization
  • Public invited and encouraged to attend and participate

When:

  • Saturday, December 9, 2017
  • 1:00 PM EST

Where:

  • Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery
  • 5550 Bagging Plant Road
  • Dublin, Virginia 24084

Who:

  • Guest Speaker: Colonel Dallas Cox, USA (Ret.)
  • Master of Ceremonies: Colonel Rick Littleton, USA (Ret.)
  • The Honorable Benny Skeens, Mayor, Town of Dublin
  • Fr. Wade Miller, St. Phillips Anglican Church, Blacksburg, VA
  • Music: 29th Division Virginia Army National Guard Band
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