Approximately 3,000 wreaths were laid by 200 volunteers during the inaugural ceremony at the 19-acre Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Goshen which has about 3,400 men and women buried there, including 2,700 veterans.
Wreaths Across America is a national event paying tribute to the military's fallen heroes during the holidays. More than 1,400 cemeteries across the nation participated in the event.
Chester Kiwanians joined in the heart-warming task of placing wreaths this year. Among the veterans honored were the fathers of our very own Colleen Collins (former member Jack Collins) and Frank Sambets.
(Posted December 29, 2017)