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 17, 2022 at 11:00 am, 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!
What's Your Why? Volunteer Spotlight on Morgan Reid
Morgan admits getting wreath sponsorships is the easy part of the effort, but the logistics of getting those wreaths to Cuba in good shape and on time for Wreath Day is the challenge....
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421
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 InstructionsThere 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 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.