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 Hills Far, Westview, Sunny Side, Ford, Senter, Old Center, Blodgett, and Poor Farm Cemetery, . 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.
Friday morning the truck carrying the wreaths for Hudson cemeteries arrives in Hudson at 8 AM led by a Hudson Police and Fire Department escort from the Sagamore Bridge, up Central St. to VFW Post 5791, 15 Bockes Rd. for unloading.
There will be a ceremony at the Hills Farm Cemetery, behind Alvirne Chapel, 160 Derry Road at Noon, Dec. 14. Parking is available in the Alvirne Chapel parking lot. The public is invited. At 1 PM wreaths will be placed at Westview, Blodgett, Sunnyside, Ford, Old Center, Senter and Poor Farm cemeteries.
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 email@example.com. for more information visit: