Join us on National Wreaths Across America Day December 17, 2016, 11:30 AM, Woodman Section, South Buxton Cemetery
Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, South Buxton Cemetery and over 1,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea, and abroad.
This is the 10th year we will gather to take part with over 1000 locations all across the
country and beyond in simultaneous wreath laying ceremonies to remember and honor our
fallen heroes in our community. The ceremony will include a prayer of remembrance and
moment of silence at 12:00 pm. Our program consists of the presentation of seven wreaths
by former service members of each service branch. A keynote speaker, several patriotic
musical renditions and Taps will end our memorial honoring all veterans resting in our
In the past, we have seen a tremendous amount of support, well attended by veterans,
municipal employees from Buxton & Hollis, Maine Corps League, York Co. Marines, Am
Vets, Buxton Police & Fire Dept., Rolling Thunder, Masonic Lodges, Boy, Girl & Cub
Scouts, Widows Son Masonic affiliated cycle group, DeMolay, Buxton/Hollis Historical
Society, Buxton/Hollis Lions Club, & many community citizens and veteran family
Please support this program by sponsoring the wreaths supplied by Wreaths Across America
™. Our ceremonial wreaths are donated by the Worcester Wreath Company, the founders of
this program. Please plan to attend this emotional service.
Sandy Atkinson, President, SBCA
For more information regarding participating in this year’s program:
*Wreath orders without a designated lot with be randomly placed*
Please join us on Saturday December 12th, 2015 at 11:30 am at the South Buxton Cemetery for our memorial service and wreath laying presentation.
Thank you for your sponsorship and joining Wreaths Across America™ in their mission to remember, honor, & teach.
As we enter the Holiday season, you may wish to make a contribution in memory of a friend or loved one. Your contribution of twenty-five dollars or more will be listed on the South Buxton Cemetery website.
Name in Memory of_________________________________________________