• National Wreaths Across America Day

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    Name: National Wreaths Across America Day
    Date: December 14, 2019
    Event Description:
    On December 14th, 2019, Hudson Area Cemeteries will participate in Wreaths Across America, placing a wreath on the grave of each veteran buried in Hudson, NH cemeteries. Cemeteries include Westview, Sunny Side, Ford, Senter, Old Center, Hills Farm, Blodgett, Poor Farm, St. Patrick's and Holy Cross (Ledge St.). Hudson Memorial VFW Post 5791 and Auxiliary are sponsoring this event. National Wreaths Across America Day is a free, non-political, community event open to all people.

    There will be a ceremony at the Hills Farm Cemetery at Noon, Dec. 14. Parking is available in the Alvirne Chapel parking lot, 160 Derry Rd, Hudson. The public is invited.

    There will also be a brief ceremony at St. Patrick's Cemetery at 2 PM, with another brief ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery at 2:30 PM. Since these cemeteries will not allow individual wreaths to be placed, ceremonial wreaths will be laid at the flag poles of each cemetery and the names of those veterans interred there will be read. 

    Want to volunteer to help out Wreaths Across America - Hudson, NH Area Cemeteries and be part of this salute to veterans and their families? There will be four times volunteers are needed: When the wreaths are delivered to Post 5791 in Hudson sometime between the 9th and 12th of December; and on the morning of December 14 to help distribute the wreaths to each of the cemeteries; then after the ceremony at noon on December 14 to place the wreaths on the veterans' graves; as well as around January 4 to pick up the wreaths from the cemeteries. To volunteer email jvmadden23w@comcast.net. for more information visit:

    About Wreaths Across America
    Wreaths Across America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization’s mission – Remember, Honor, Teach – is carried out in part each year by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies in December at Arlington, as well as at thousands of veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. For more information, to sponsor wreaths or to sign up to volunteer, please visit www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org.

    Hills Farm Cemetery, Derry Road, Hudson, NH, behind the Alvirne Chapel, 160 Derry Road.
    Date/Time Information:
    December 14, 2019, Noon.
    Contact Information:
    Christina Madden, (518) 330-3314
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