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

Welcome to the Parsons Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Wreaths Across America will be at Parsons Cemetery 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 Parsons Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

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

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Volunteer

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

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


Wreaths Across America Advances Its Mission

This is the second time WAA – whose mission is to Remember the fallen, Honor those that served, and Teach the next generation the value of Freedom – has collaborated with ABMC and sent U.S.-made balsam fir wreaths to be placed on foreign soil....

August 2019 Fundraising and Location Templates

As we enter the early fall season, many of you have already begun ramping up fundraising efforts; making bigger asks for sponsorships, hosting more events, etc. We wanted to make that huge task a little easier with a few template letters for your guidance....

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In Honor Of
by Kim Huerta
Perdue VARG remembers and honors those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and the families that carry them in their hearts! We remember you!
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Personal Message
by Kim Huerta
You are not forgotten! We honor you and your faithful families who have sacrificed for all of us. Kim Huerta
Check out 7 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Parsons Cemetery (MDPACS)
912 N. Division St
Salisbury, MD 21801

1,000
44

Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:00 AM

Carol S.,Jeff M.,Rick F.

Directions to Cemetery

Procession from Main Gate to Ceremonial Area

Maryland Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Honor Guard, escorting the

Wreaths carried by the Delmarva Veteran Builders’ Vintage Army Truck, accompanied by Veterans and Community Members

Welcoming Remarks

 Jeff Merritt, Operation We Care, Sponsor

Rick Fahey, Chair, Parsons Cemetery Advisory Committee, Host

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem - Children from the Magi and Allen Memorial Baptist Church Choirs under the direction of Alice Wigfield

Official National Wreaths Across America Day Ceremony

Moment of Silence

Honor Guard Posts Colors

Opening Remarks

Honor Guard Wreath Laying

Closing Remarks

Guest Speaker, Mayor Jake Day, Salisbury Maryland

I am an American. Yes, I am. - Children from the Magi and and Allen Memorial Baptist Church Choirs under the direction of Alice Wigfield

Veteran Wreath Laying, Volunteers

Closing Remarks

Honor Guard Retires Colors

TAPS


Parking Instructions

There 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 Parsons 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 ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time.
  • 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.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Hogs & Heroes Foundation - Maryland Chapter 8 (MD0293P)

Welcome to Hogs & Heroes Foundation - Maryland Chapter 8 (MD0293P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Hebron Memorial Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Pack 151 (MD0323P)

Welcome to Pack 151 (MD0323P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Parsons Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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The River Youth Group (NC0269P)

Welcome to The River Youth Group (NC0269P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support a participating cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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