Wreaths Across America with the Washington D.C. Alumni Club

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Wreaths Across America at Arlington Cemetery with DC Blue Hens

Saturday, December 15, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Arlington National Cemetery | 1 Memorial Ave, Arlington, VA 22211

Cost: Free

• Open to alumni & their guests of all ages
• Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome
• Meet at the Women's Memorial
• To sponsor a wreath, click here. Group ID number is: VA0010

Please join UD alums, the Capital Alumni Network (CAN), friends and family to participate in the 2018 Wreaths Across America ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. This is an annual event where volunteers from all across teh coutry come together to lay wreaths on all the graves. We will meet in front of the memorial at 8:30 am before the wreath laying will begin.

Please show some UD pride and dress to spend all of your time outside, plan accordingly to take the metro (parking is not available), and we highly recommend bringing gloves for handling the wreaths. All attendees must go through security screening before entering the cemetery and bags will be searched. Please allow ample time for crowded conditions.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
7:00AM: Metro rail opens (system-wide)
7:00AM: ANC Welcome Center Screening Begins
7:45AM: Wreaths Across America Truck Convoy arrives
8:15AM: Opening Ceremoy at the Women in Military Service for American Memorial
8:30AM: Arlington National Cemetery Gates open
8:45AM: GROUP PHOTO
9:15AM: Wreath laying begins across cemetery

Public transportation is encouraged since the roads in the area get shut down and there is limited parking. It is strongly encouraged to take the metro and get off at Rossyln (orange/blue) or the Arlington Cemetery stop on the blue line.

This event is open to Blue Hens and friends of all ages.

Refund deadline: December 14 at 4:00 p.m.

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