American Legion Post 48
Chesnee, SC 29323

Wreaths Across America

Post 48 Chesnee will participate in the Wreaths Across America event honoring deceased veterans in the cemetery located at Alverson Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, December 17, 2016 by placing wreaths on each veteran buried in this cemetery. A printable PDF flier is available by clicking HERE.

"The mission, Remember, Honor, Teach, is carried out in part by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies a specified Saturday in December at Arlington, as well as veterans’ cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. We also organize a week of events including International veteran’s tributes, ceremonies at State Houses and a week-long “Veteran’s Parade” between Maine and Virginia where we stop along the way to spread our message about the importance of remembering our fallen heroes, honoring those who serve, and teaching our children about the sacrifices made by veterans and their families to preserve our freedoms." (from WAA web site)

How can you help?
* Post 48 members can volunteer for the ceremony wreath placing
* Donate a wreath! Wreaths are balsam fir (not artificial) with red ribbon and cost $15. Checks can be made to American Legion Post 48. Grave specific requests are accepted. Donations received in excess of the amount required for this ceremony will be held for use in a similar ceremony in subsequent years at a different, but local, cemetery.

Contact the Post Adjutant at to volunteer to participate in the ceremony.
Mail donations to the Wreaths fund by sending a check or money order made out to A. L. Post 48 Chesnee to:
    Wreaths Fund
    A. L Post 48
    P. O. Box 323
    Chesnee, SC 29323

Post 48 is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization so donations are deductible under the tax laws in affect at the time.

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