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Darien Vets, Students Collect Wreaths Across America Sponsorships

Darien VFW Post #6933 Adjutant, Scott Vanderheyden; Monuments and Ceremonies Commission Treasurer, Terry Gaffney; and VFW Post #6933 member, Anthony Alves with SOS student members, Caroline Lowder and Walker Wind. Photo Credit: Karen Polett
Darien High School Support Our Soldiers members Catriona Mcintyre and Keenan Warble with VFW Post #6933 Quartermaster, John Driscoll and wife Joanne; and VFW Chaplain, Dennis Clayburn. Photo Credit: Karen Polett

DARIEN, Conn. -- Once again last weekend, veterans, Monuments and Ceremonies Commission members and Darien High School Support Our Soldiers (SOS) students braved the cold outside of Goodwives Stop and Shop to collect wreath sponsorships for Darien’s Spring Grove Veterans’ Cemetery Wreaths Across America ceremony and wreath laying scheduled for noon on Saturday, Dec. 17.

At that time, the public is invited to attend and help in the placement of the wreaths.

Wreath sponsorships at $15 per wreath can be purchased one final time on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon at this same location, or ordered online at: with the required location designation CT0007; Group CTSGVD for Darien’s Spring Grove Veterans’ Cemetery.

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