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Wreath-laying ceremony is Saturday

The fourth annual Wreath Laying Ceremony, sponsored by Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery volunteers, will be 1 p.m. Saturday. The cemetery is located at 5550 Bagging Plant Road in Dublin. The ceremony will be held rain or shine.

Everyone is welcome to attend and to help with the laying of the Wreaths. Families are allowed to lay wreaths first on the gravesites of their loved ones, followed by any other guests who would like to lay a wreath on the remaining gravesites. This year, more than 700 wreaths will be laid. Wreaths are made available from contributions from organizations and private donations from across southwest Virginia and neighboring states. Each year as the number of burials increase, so does the need for additional wreaths.

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