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

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Slidell's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony) beginning at 10:00 am, the Rotary Club of Slidell will be helping the Southeast Louisiana Veterans 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 Rotary Club of Slidell 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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Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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In Memoriam
by Cynthia Marie Luedtke for LTC Paul J. Luedtke, Army, Honored by Arlington National Cemetery

Saying good-bye to you was the hardest thingI have ever done. Remembering You is the easiest thing I can ever do.

Location Information

LASLVC - Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
34888 Grantham College Road
Slidell, LA 70460, United States
Click here for the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery Page

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December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

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Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do not do an adequate job finding the cemetery.  Please follow the directions below if you have never been to our cemetery.  From New Orleans and East: 1. Travel east on I-10 towards Slidell 2. Merge on to I-12 West towards Hammond 3. Take exit 80 onto Airport Rd. (Brown Cemetery sign on interstate) 4. Turn right onto Airport Rd.(Brown Cemetery sign on exit) 5. Take next right at the light in front of the gas station (Blue Cemetery sign) 6. Follow service road (Grantham College Rd.) into Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery From Lacombe and West: 1. Travel east on I-12 towards Slidell 2. Take exit 80 onto Airport Rd. (Brown Cemetery sign on interstate) 3. Turn left onto Airport Rd. (Brown Cemetery sign on exit) 4. Go over the interstate 5. Take next right at the light in front of the gas station (Blue Cemetery sign) 6. Follow service road (Grantham College Rd.) into Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

Parking Instructions

Please follow the parking attendants as you enter the cemetery, they will direct you to the proper parking locations.  We have limited parking and very limited  handicapped parking available so if you or a loved one requires handicapped drop off please be sure to arrive before 9:00am.    Once parking has filled up we cannot allow vehicles to drive through the cemetery so please arrive as early as possible and carpool if you can.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery. 

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.

Our Locations

LASLVC - Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery

Welcome to Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 14, 2024 at 11:00am. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers.