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Wreaths across America begins project in Coffee County

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFPN) — Christmas wreaths adorn head stones at Arlington National Cemetery.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jim Varhegyi)

Wreaths across America has placed Remembrance Wreaths on the graves at Arlington National Cemetery at Christmas for 25 years.
Now Coffee County joins more than 1,200 other sites nation-wide participating in this program to honor our deceased military veterans interred at Oakwood and Citizens Cemeteries in Tullahoma and Hurricane Cemetery in Coffee County, with a plan to expand to other Coffee County Cemeteries in the future.
The Coffee County Republican Women are taking on this project with 100 percent of all funds collected locally being used to order and place wreaths on veteran’s graves.
$15 sponsors one wreath – $30 sponsors two wreaths – $75 sponsors five wreaths $150 sponsors 15 wreaths.
Checks should be made out to WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA TM and dropped off or mailed to Cyndi Clower at Clower Automotive at 1406 McArthur St. in Manchester, TN 37355. Wreaths across America is a IRS 501c3 non-profit and donations are tax deductible.
If you would like to volunteer to help raise funds or help place wreaths when they arrive in December call Bobbie Morse (931) 247-4545 or Linda Walden at (931) 728-7909 or (931) 409-1581.
A ceremony to remember and honor our veterans and lay wreaths on graves will be held at Arlington National Cemetery and more than 1,200 locations nation-wide including Coffee County on December 16.
The deadline for ordering wreaths is November 20th.