Wreaths Across America
The North Carolina SAR will once again support the Wreaths Across America at events throughout the state. In lieu of a local event, compatriots are encouraged to support the event at the Evergreen Cemetery. North Carolina SAR President, George K. Strunk will be presenting the National SAR proclamation from President General Warren Alter during the event.
To participate in the North Carolina SAR sponsored event go to: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery (NCEMCP), 3888 US Hwy 70 W
Goldsboro, NC 27534 and donate at least one wreath to the North Carolina SAR NC0094P in memory of your Revolutionary War Patriot(s). The cutoff date to have funds in to the Wreaths Across America office is November 28th.
Remember. Honor. Teach. On Saturday, December 15, 2018, we will place wreaths on veteran gravestones at the Evergreen Cemetery, Goldsboro, NC. Please click the red “Donate” button to help us purchase enough wreaths to cover our location. Also, please click “Volunteer” if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
- Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
- Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as “how” they should be placed.
- We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for helping Wreaths Across America achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.
NC SAR/Gen George Washington Chapter – Evergreen Memorial Cemetery (NCEMCP), Goldsboro NC0094P
If you would prefer to donate to a local fundraising group, go to Wreaths Across America and search for the cemetery in which you want to participate. Thank you so much for your support!
Lower Cape Fear Chapter – Wilmington National Cemetery, Wilmington NC0044P
Mecklenburg Chapter – Forest Lawn East Cemetery, Matthews NC0190
New Bern Chapter – New Bern National Cemetery, New Bern
Raleigh Chapter – Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor, Raleigh
Salisbury Chapter- Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury NC0221