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Show patriotism by placing wreaths

Helping with wreaths for veterans' graves in 2014 were Jackie Barnett, from left, Jonah Jenkins and Akeia Williams, who in 2014 were in JROTC at Bob Jones High School. CONTRIBUTED
Helping with wreaths for veterans’ graves in 2014 were Jackie Barnett, from left, Jonah Jenkins and Akeia Williams, who in 2014 were in JROTC at Bob Jones High School. CONTRIBUTED

MADISON – Members of American Legion Post 229 of Madison are asking for volunteers to help with placing Christmas wreaths on veterans’ gravesites on Dec. 12.

Anyone who wants to volunteer with this service effort can assemble at 9 a.m. at Madison Memory Gardens, formerly known as Royal Cemetery, on Hughes Road just north of Madison City Hall.

“American Legion Post 229 is requesting help from the community in placing these wreaths,” post commander Carlos Woods said. “Come out and honor our Madison veterans that have passed by honoring them by placing a wreath on their gravesite. We need your help.”

Anyone who is interested in helping can contact Woods by calling 256-508-6548 or emailing to carloswoods@knology.net.

American Legion Post 229 has monthly meetings on second Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Madison Senior Center. For general information, call 256-258-8534, email to Admin@AmericanLegionPost229.org or visit americanlegionpost229.org.

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