REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Johnson County Memorial Gardens's Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM, Wreaths Across America will be at Johnson County Memorial Gardens 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, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you.
Thank you so much for supporting Johnson County Memorial Gardens and Wreaths Across America!
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11200 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66210
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 Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
***This year we will not be having a formal ceremony due to scheduling conflicts. We will still be receiving all wreaths that were sponsored and you are welcome to stop by on the 15th if you have a wreath you would like to place for a specific person, otherwise we have our staff place the wreaths at Veterans sites at random. We will have a ceremony next year, for 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We are certainly looking forward to participation next year.***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.