HART- Saturday December 5, 2015 at 6:30A.M.
The HART (Honoring Allies and Remembering Together) Ceremony starts a week of honoring, remembering and teaching events all around the country. The ceremonies recognize the service of all veterans, including young men and women from Canada who are serving or served in the U.S. Military or who gave their lives for our country. The day begins at sunrise at West Quoddy Head Light in Lubec, Maine, the first place in the United States the sun touches every day, with the Wreaths Across America Escort group and guests placing a wreath and offering a prayer.
We will meet at 5:30 A.M. at the Machias Motor Inn parking lot and proceed to West Quoddy Head.
9:00 A.M. Meeting at Washington County Community College for brunch and guest speakers.
Later that morning, members of several national organizations including the Civil Air Patrol and the Air Cadets Canada gather on the Ferry Point Bridge between Calais, Maine and St. Stephen, New Brunswick, and the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit Michigan and Windsor, Ontario as well as in Sweet Grass Montana & Coutts, Alberta and Haines, Alaska & Haines Junction, Yukon to place wreaths in honor of the service and sacrifice of veterans of the allied nations
The wreath-laying ceremonies are sponsored by Wreaths Across America™. We also provide wreaths to our Canadian allies for placement at the Centatoph Memorial Monument in St. Stephen.
For more information about HART, including locations, please see our Reference Book.
- See more at: http://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/events/hart-ceremonies/#sthash.OocJ6INI.dpuf