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

Welcome to the CA0818 - Democratic Women of Kern's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 09:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), CA0818 - Democratic Women of Kern will be helping Bakersfield National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting the CA0818 - Democratic Women of Kern and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Location Information

CABNCB - Bakersfield National Cemetery
30338 E Bear Mountain Blvd
Keene, CA 93531, United States
Click here for the Bakersfield National Cemetery Page

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December 14, 2024 at 09:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Marylee Shrider, Penny Martinez

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow instructions provided by Wreaths Across America site volunteers on where to park, and location of ceremony.

Parking Instructions

Please arrive early to allow time for parking and transit to the ceremony location.

Handicapped parking is available at the entrance to the cemetery. All general parking vehicles will be directed to the auxiliary parking area by volunteers. Please follow all guidance and instructions.

A shuttle bus will be available to assist with transportation to/from parking area.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Bakersfield National Cemetery (BNC). This year's theme is to 'Live with Purpose' and 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.
  • Join us for a brief ceremony at 09:00 am at the Upper Assembly Area; transportation will be provided.
  • At 9:45 am, volunteers may commence laying wreaths.  Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Family and friends of veterans who sponsored 'grave-specific' wreaths will check in at the BNC's Public Information Center and will be the only participants allowed to lay a wreath between 7:30 am - 8:45 am.
  • 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. Our wreath 'Clean-Up Day' is scheduled for Saturday, January 11th at 9:00 am.  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. Thank you so much for your help in achieving our mission to remember, honor and teach the next generation about what it means to serve and live with purpose.

Our Locations

CABNCB - Bakersfield National Cemetery

Welcome to CABNCB - Bakersfield National Cemetery Wreaths Across America page.  We thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 14th. Please click "View" to learn more about our efforts or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers.