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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Lower Rio  Grande  Valley's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday 15 December at 11 am, Wreaths Across America will be at the Veterans' Memorial At Pendleton Park 1425 Morgan Blvd. Harlingen and the San Benito Ceremony will be at the SB War Monument  on Sam Houston Street to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths ceremony.  

Unique to our area, we will the disperse to your respective cemetery for the Wreath-Laying ceremony to place wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our locations lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting the LRGV WAA and Wreaths Across America!  The participating cemeteries are Harlingen at F Street and Ashland Memorial Park.

In San Benito - the City Cemetery and Mont Meta Memorial Park 

In La Feria - Heavenly Grace and Restlawn Memorial Parks

In Weslaco - Highland MP (Circle of Honor)  and the City Cemetery


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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on December 15th at the cemetery.

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Lower Rio Grande Valley Area Cemeteries (TXHTSA)
1425 Morgan Blvd.
Harlingen, TX 78550

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Saturday, December 15, 2018
11:00 AM

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Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreaths Across America ceremony at  Veterans Memorial Park  1425 Morgan Blvd. Harlingen.   Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

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.  (Saturday 15 December 2018  11 am Harlingen)

  • (Call San Benito Veterans Advisory Board for their specifics) 

  • 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.  (Saturday 19 January 2019)
  • Meet your Veteran Contact for the participating cemetery of your choice following the Opening ceremony for a briefing.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Wreaths for Lower RGV Veterans

Welcome to Wreaths for Lower RGV Veterans! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Lower RGV Cemeteries and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for the wreath layingceremony planned for 11:00am on Saturday, December 15th.Thank you so much!

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