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Welcome to the Team Turner Wreaths Across America Page!
On December 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., Wreaths Across America will be at Gavilan Hills and St. Mary Cemeteries to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance 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 location 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
Don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you.
Thank you so much for supporting Gavilan Hills Memorial Park and Saint Mary Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
A Fish Story Like None Other
For the last two years, retired veterans' wreaths have been collected and turned into fish habitat in Tygart Lake providing shelter from predators increasing their chances of maturing and spawning....
Wreaths Across America's Kid's Corner Presents Ellie Smith
Ellie continues to live up to their legacy in 2021, and someday Ellie would like to personally lay a veteran's wreath against her Grandpa Marshall Crews' headstone at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Colorado....
by Leslie H.
by Ray L.
1000 First St
Gilroy, CA 95020
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 InstructionsThere 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 Wreath Across America ceremony at Gavilan Hills Cemetery & St. Mary's Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the ceremony itself.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- 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.
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.