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NEWS RELEASE - Washington Cemeteries to Honor Veterans with “Wreaths Across America”

Dec. 4, 2019

Washington Cemeteries to Honor Veterans with “Wreaths Across America”

Olympia – On December 14, volunteer groups will gather at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Washington Veterans Home Cemetery in Port Orchard, and Washington Soldiers Home in Orting.  In addition, many other Washington cemeteries will participate in Wreaths Across America by laying wreaths on the graves of veterans.

The event, called “Wreaths Across America”, began with the Arlington Wreath Project and has spread to over 1,100 cemeteries throughout the country.

State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake
5,800 interments:
2,200 wreaths to be placed:
Washington State Veterans Cemetery Medical Lake - WAWSVC
21707 W. Espanola Rd Medical Lake WA 99022
Volunteer Location Leader:  Joyce Durrant
Contact Info:  (509) 928-1189 durrantjk@gmail.com

Washington Veterans Home Cemetery, Port Orchard
# of interments: 2,749
# of wreaths to be placed: 1712
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery Port Orchard - WAWVHR
1141 Beach Dr Port Orchard WA 98378
Volunteer Location Leader: Michael S
Website & Contact Info: https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/17625/Overview/?relatedId=0

Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery, Orting
# of interments: 2,265
# of wreaths to be placed: 2,265
Soldiers Home Cemetery Orting - WAWVHR
1141 Beach Dr Retsil WA 98378
Volunteer Location Leader: Marc Perez
Website & Contact Info: https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/17624/Overview/?relatedId=0

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