The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT)

Volunteers sought to lay wreaths at Conn. veterans cemetery

- By Press Staff

MIDDLETOWN — The public is being asked to consider donating to the annual remembranc­e wreath laying effort at the State Veterans Cemetery on Bow Lane in Middletown this December — or volunteeri­ng their time.

Wreaths will be placed on every veteran’s resting place Dec. 18, according to a press release. The goal is to lay 13,900 wreaths this year. To date, only one-quarter of the wreaths have been secured. Last year, the goal was met, the news release said.

Assistance will be needed that day at noon.

Donatation­s are $15 per wreath or, those who buy two will receive a third for free. To sign up, visit

“Remember the fallen, honor those who served, and teach children the value of freedom,” the news release said.

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Hearst Connecticu­t Media file photo

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