WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA CEREMONY IS DECEMBER 16TH

The Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville will be December 16th at 11am. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Ernie Allen of the VFW Post in Mexico explains how Wreaths Across America first started through the Arlington Wreath Project.



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It then began locally when Harrietta Meyer learned of the project following her husband’s death. Allen joined the efforts last year as Meyer stepped aside.



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Allen served 24 years in the Army. Wreaths cost $15, and donations of any amount should be sent to: Ernie Allen — 23067 Audrain Rd 814 — Mexico, MO 65265. Call the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery for additional details at 660-295-4237.

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