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Darien First Selectman Kicks Off Wreaths Across America Sponsorship Drive

Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, left, makes a donation to Phil Kraft and the Wreaths Across America 2015 Wreath Sponsorship Drive.
Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, left, makes a donation to Phil Kraft and the Wreaths Across America 2015 Wreath Sponsorship Drive. Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. -- To kick off the Wreaths Across America 2015 Wreath Sponsorship Drive, First Selectman Jayme Stevenson made the first donation to Monuments and Ceremonies Chairman Phil Kraft.

Hers is the first donation given to the drive to be conducted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Palmer’s Market and Stop & Shop Goodwives.

Volunteers from the Darien Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6933, DAR Good Wife River Chapter, Boy Scouts and the Town Monuments and Ceremonies Commission will be available to receive donations to sponsor wreaths.

These will be placed on veterans’ headstones in the Connecticut Veterans’ Cemetery, Spring Grove, in a simultaneous nationwide ceremony at noon Saturday, Dec. 12.

Donations may be made out to Wreaths Across America and mailed to the Darien VFW at P.O. Box 2172, Darien, CT 06820.

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