These 3 things are easy to do, yet we don't take the time do them daily. We should never forget those who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we could be a free nation. This year’s theme is "Find a Way to Serve" and you can help us pay tribute to veterans who are buried in cemeteries here in East Tennessee. Every year Wreaths Across America along with thousands of volunteers lay live, handmade wreaths at the graves of veterans. We are looking for individuals, families, groups or businesses willing to sponsor those wreaths so at least one day out of the year, our buried veterans are visited, REMEMBERED and HONORED.
We support the Mission of Wreaths Across America because they don't just decorate a grave. They along with thousands of volunteers HONOR and say every veterans name aloud as each wreath is put in its place. Wreaths are only $15.00 each to sponsor and our goal as a group is to find sponsorships for 600 wreaths.
Please help us HONOR and REMEMBER as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths or volunteering on December 17, 2022 at one of our local cemeteries.
Thank you so much for supporting Squadron 104 and Wreaths Across America.
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5901 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Click here for the Old East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Page
Directions to Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 5901 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. All parking is located across the street at Lakeshore Park. See signs for shuttle parking.
Parking InstructionsFree parking will be available across the street at Lakeshore Park with shuttle bus transportation available to the ceremony location. There are two parking lots available. 'Park & Walk' and 'Park & Ride'.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at East TN State Veteran's Cemetery @ Lyons View. 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:
- A brief ceremony will begin at 12pm EST, then wreaths will be distributed from stations around the grounds.
- Physical distancing and masks will be required.
- Free parking is located across the street at Lakeshore Park. Both a 'park & walk' and 'park and ride' lots. Shuttles will be provided or you can walk.
- 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.
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.