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BRIEF: Wreaths Across American to honor veterans Dec. 16

Aiken Standard - 12/10/2017

Dec. 10--American Legion Post 71 in North Augusta, along with Wreaths Across America, will honor veterans Dec. 16 at the annual Wreaths Across America ceremonies in Aiken County.

The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 2648 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville.

During the ceremony, individuals, family members, friends, clubs and organizations can place fresh, green Christmas wreaths on the graves of men and women from all branches of the military in honor of their service to their country.

The national and international event will be held at cemeteries in all 50 states and in foreign countries where American servicemen and women are buried.

An abbreviated ceremony will be at 2 p.m.Dec. 16 at Pineview Memorial Garden, 450 W. Five Notch Road, North Augusta.

For more information, call Tony Venetz at 803-648-5885 or email tonyv033@atlanticbb.net, or Ralph Wainright at 803-441-0195 or toprpw@gmail.com, or visit wreathsacrossamerica.org.

Larry Wood covers education for the Aiken Standard.

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