“It’s a fantastic trigger to help our veterans who fought for our nation,” mentioned Slinger Excessive College senior Sean Hill. “It’s the least we are able to do to honor them throughout the holidays.”
That is the second 12 months college students from Slinger Excessive College, beneath the steerage of academics Jeff Wolf and Nate Grimm, have made a donation to the Allenton Legion for the Wreaths Throughout America Program.
“Our purpose is to honor 300 native veterans by putting a wreath on their headstones in eight space cemeteries throughout Washington County,” mentioned Legion member Ron Naab.
People who want to buy a wreath to be positioned on a Veteran’s headstone situated exterior of our 8 designated cemeteries can achieve this as properly.
Every wreath prices $15, as this is a wonderful manner for our grateful neighborhood, state and nation to say “thanks” to our veterans.
Orders must be in by November 29,2020. Order varieties can be found at Allenton American Legion Post 483 Facebook page or cease by Alma’s Café or Romie’s BP in Allenton or contact Ron Naab [email protected] or 262/629-9749
These wreaths will must be picked up on the American Legion Clubhouse on Railroad Road in Allenton on December 19 at 10 a.m.
“Wreaths Throughout AmericaTM (WAA) is a nationwide nonprofit group based in 2007, by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester, to help the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington Nationwide Cemetery. Since its founding, the WAA has expanded to incorporate practically 2,000 native fundraising teams in all 50 states, representing greater than 1,600 taking part places. In 2019, practically 2 million veterans have been honored with a wreath in the US and at cemeteries internationally.”
The submit is on the lookout for volunteers to affix the Allenton Legion Publish on Nationwide Wreaths Throughout America Day, December 19, 2020. Volunteers can take part in our wreath-laying ceremonies at Sacred Coronary heart (Allenton), St. Mathias (Nabob), SS Peter & Paul (Nenno), St. Anthony, St. Lawrence, St. John (Beaver Dam Rd / WW), Zion (Hwy D), and St. Peter (Beaver Dam Street). Inserting of the wreaths will start at 10 a.m.