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Wreaths Across America for Bemidji ceremony, order deadline on Nov. 30

November 30

Bemidji’s Civil Air Patrol to hold Wreath-laying Ceremony.

Ceremony to be held Saturday, December 17 at Greenwood Cemetery.

The Northland Composite Squadron has volunteered to conduct the WAA ceremony again this year.

Nine ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember those who have served, to honor their sacrifices, and teach our younger generations about the high price of our freedoms.

Specially made wreaths for the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corp, Merchant Marines, Navy, POW/MIA, Public Health and our local Law Enforcement officers will be placed on memorials during a unique ceremony.

Wreaths Across America, a non-profit-organization, needs your help to reach their goal of placing wreaths on1100+ veterans graves.

There are two ways to order a wreath for a veteran.  1.  Order online at www.wreathsacrossamerica.org, then click on “sponsor locally”  then “find a location”  there type “Northland Composite Squadron Bemidji, MN”  and order your wreath. 2. Send $15 check (made out to MN WING CAP)  which must be received no later than Nov 25, with the name of the Veteran to be honored to: Northland Composite Squadron, 1430 Hanger DR NW, Bemidji MN 56601. If you would like your wreath placed on a specific grave or have questions please contact: Diana Cluff 218-308-3277 or northlandsquadron066@gmail .com.

Online orders must be received by Nov 30.  Civil Air Patrol cadets will be on hand to place wreaths at gravesite at the Greenwood cemetery after the ceremony. Cadets will escort family members to the gravesite, place the wreath and render a hand salute to honor  the veteran.


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