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2024 So Far
743 Wreaths Sponsored
85.8% Over Our Goal!
Exceeded by 343 Wreaths!
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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the William James Ward Memorial Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 09:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at William James Ward Memorial 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, 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 William James Ward Memorial Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

The Mobile Education Exhibit's Schedule

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The Maine Association of Broadcasters Announces Partnership with News Radio WGAN and Wreaths Across America on New Veteran Program

“The Maine Veterans Spotlight” will debut on News Radio 98-5 FM, AM 560 and online at www.wgan.com.

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In Memoriam
by Robert Arthun & Rebecca S Arthun for Lt. Col. Robert J. Delaney, Army, Lt. Coronel, Honored by William James Ward Memorial Cemetery

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In Memoriam
by Sidney Croft Masonic Lodge #206 for Robert Stanhurst, Honored by William James Ward Memorial Cemetery

Check out 60 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

ORWJWM - William James Ward Memorial Cemetery
1035 7th St
Brookings, OR 97415, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 09:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Donald Bemis, Debra Salzman

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at William James Ward Memorial 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.

  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Masks and social distancing required. 

  • 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.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

OR0047 - Don & Debra - Brookings WAA

Welcome to OR0047 - Don & Debra - Brookings WAA! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support William James Ward Memorial Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

OR0096P - VFW Post 966 - Charles Lingard Memorial Post

Welcome to OR0096P - VFW Post 966 - Charles Lingard Memorial Post! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support William James Ward Memorial Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!