REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Prescott National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On 14 December 2019 at 10:00 a.m., Wreaths Across America will be at Prescott National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button or clicking on one of our Fundraising Groups many of which are 3 for 2 groups. If you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you.
Thank you so much for supporting Prescott National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
August 2019 Fundraising and Location Templates
As we enter the early fall season, many of you have already begun ramping up fundraising efforts; making bigger asks for sponsorships, hosting more events, etc. We wanted to make that huge task a little easier with a few template letters for your guidance....
Memory for Gary Redlin, Honored by Prescott National Cemetery
by Dennis Andrews
500 Hwy 89 N
Prescott, AZ 86313
Directions to Cemetery
Due to construction of our new columbarium wall there will be NO parking available for the general public at the Cemetery. Please park at the VA Hospital and take a shuttle over. Shuttles will run from 8:30am till 9:50am, pause for the ceremony, and begin taking folks back at the end of the ceremony.
VA Hospital is located at 500 SR 89 just north of the 89/69 junction.
Prescott National Cemetery is located due South of the SR 69 and SR 89 interchange.
Shuttle Parking at VA Hospital: From 89 Heading South turn Right into VA Hospital at the light before the 89/69 overpass. If coming 69 West take the 89 North exit and stay left at the light, go forward through the light into the VA Hospital. From Gurley or Sheldon heading West take the 89 North exit, just past the overpass is a light, turn left at this light into the VA Hospital.
Once in the VA Hospital take the first street on the right, follow to the parking signs. The Shuttles will pick up and return at this location. Parking and Shuttles are completely free courtesy of the VA Hospital.
Due to the construction of our new columbarium wall there will be NO parking available for the general public at the Cemetery.
Please park in the LOWER parking area at the VA Hospital. There will be signs and attendants to help direct you. The VA Hospital and New Horizon are providing shuttle service from the VA Hospital to the Cemetery. Shuttles will begin at 8:30am and run until 9:50am when they will stop during the ceremony. Shuttles will start up again to take attendees back to the VA Hospital after the ceremony.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Prescott National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time. Our Ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.
- Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
- We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
- We typically have very cold temps and on many occasions we have had snow. Please dress appropriately for the conditions as the ceremony will take place Rain, Snow or Shine.
- Sponsored Wreaths will be available for all in attendance to place after the ceremony.
The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony. We want to thank you so much for helping Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.