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BEACON Senior News - Western Colorado

Wreaths Across America seeking sponsorships

Remember our fallen U.S. veterans, honor those who serve and teach your grandchildren the value of freedom by participating in Patriot Guard Riders’ Wreaths Across America campaign. On December 16-17, volunteers place holiday wreaths at 3,000 gravesites at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery and 1,190 graves at the Orchard Mesa Cemetery. One wreath costs $15, and  donations are tax-deductible. Checks can be made payable to Wreaths Across America and mailed to Patriot Guard Riders, 616 Lodgepole St., Grand Junction, CO 81504. The last day to send donations is November 25. The public is invited to a wreath-hanging ceremony at 10 a.m. on December 17 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery. For more information, call 970-250-1174.