REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the GFWC Mira Mesa Women's Club (CA0139)'s Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM, GFWC Mira Mesa Women's Club (CA0139) will be helping Miramar 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 GFWC Mira Mesa Women's Club (CA0139) and Wreaths Across America!
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5795 Nobel Dr San Diego Ca 92122
San Diego, CA 92122
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Directions to Cemetery
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Please help us Remember, Honor, and Teach on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM by sponsoring a wreath, volunteering, and inviting friends to do the same.
Parking on cemetery property is limited to those with current and official handicap plates or placards, and those STAFFING* the event. All other parking will be off-site at the Hyatt Aventine Hotel. The cost for parking will be $12.00 and must be paid in cash. The Aventine is located at 3777 La Jolla Village Dr. San Diego, CA 92122. Shuttles will run from the Aventine every 15 minutes from 7:30 am through 11:30 am, with the last bus returning from the cemetery to the Aventine at 11:15. *Please note that volunteers are not considered "staffing the event."
With over 3,000 volunteers, our on site parking system is limited. We encourage you to carpool and/or use share rides (Lyft or Uber). If you drive, please be aware that the only onsite parking allowed will be those with legal and current handicap plates or placards and motor bikes. Parking for all others will be at the Hyatt Aventine Hotel located at 3777 La Jolla Village Dr in San Diego, CA. Buses will transport you to the cemetery grounds and run continuously every 15 minutes from 7:30am - 11:30am, with the last bus returning to the Aventine at 11:15 am. The cost of parking is $12.00 and must be paid with cash, so please plan accordingly.
The ceremony begins promptly at 9:00am, so please plan your arrival time early because of extremely heavy traffic and remote transportation.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Miramar National Cemetery . 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 morning:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
- REMEMBER THAT MIRAMAR NATIONAL CEMETERY IS SACRED GROUND. Please behave in a manner that HONORS our veterans and their families.
- 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.