Dec. 12 is National Wreaths Across America Day

Every fallen hero deserves a wreath. Saturday, Dec. 12 is National Wreaths Across America Day, an annual event which honors and remembers veterans through wreath laying ceremonies at veterans’ cemeteries throughout the nation.

A ceremony to place fresh wreaths on the graves of veterans will be held locally on Dec. 12 at noon, hosted by USCG AUX, Flotilla 86 of Lower Township. It will be held at the Cold Spring Cemetery, corner of Academy and Seashore Rds., followed by refreshments and fellowship in Price Hall. In attendance will be a color guard and bugler from TRACEN, Cape May. Also, a bagpiper who is a member of the USCG AUX will provide music. All are welcome.