Wreaths Across America event at Quincy National Cemetery set for Dec. 17


QUINCY — Ursa Willing Workers 4-H Club, the sponsoring group for the 2022 Wreaths Across America ceremony, have announced the ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at Quincy National Cemetery, 3701 Maine. The wreath escort will begin at 9 a.m. from Washington Park. The theme for this year’s campaign is #FindAWayToServe.

People who want to buy a wreath can mail donations to Sophia Shaffer at 628 N. 2053rd Place, Quincy, IL 62305. The cost is $15 for one wreath or $30 for three. Checks should be made payable to Ursa Willing Workers 4-H Club with the group ID IL0159 written on the memo line.

Wreaths Across America’s mission is to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and their families and teach the next generations about the value of freedom.

For more information, contact Shaffer at 217-430-8496 or send a message to www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org and indicate the Quincy location.

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