REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the GFWC - IL Fox Valley Junior Woman's Club (IL0106)'s Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm, GFWC - IL Fox Valley Junior Woman's Club (IL0106) will be helping Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.
Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.
Thank you so much for supporting the GFWC - IL Fox Valley Junior Woman's Club (IL0106) and Wreaths Across America!
The Last To Fall
Serve and Succeed: The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII from Joseph Reagan, the Director of Military and Veterans Outreach for Wreaths Across America...
Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Jack Hart with Everhart Transportation, Inc.
“Everyone up there treated us like kings and queens, and they fed us even before we went to load."...
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421, United States
Click here for the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood Page
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: Important please read.
There is limited parking at the cemetery.
Please park at one of the offsite parking areas below. We will have 8 buses making rounds bringing people in and out.
Allied Landscaping - 3197 S Chicago St
Joliet, IL. 60436
or Bissell - 20200 Ira Morgan St
Elwood IL. 60421
Please arrive between 8:30 to 10:30am
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood. 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.
- 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.