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Campbell leaders release Wreaths Across America event details

Powder River Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron WY069 is seeking wreath sponsors and volunteers.

Veteran April Gutierrez and her father, John, attend the Wreaths Across America event. (Mary Stroka/County 17)

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County has another opportunity to support remembering and honoring veterans.

Powder River Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron WY069 will lead the local Wreaths Across America initiative. Residents can volunteer, sponsor wreaths or attend events.

On Dec. 16, following an 11 a.m. ceremony at Inspiration Garden, the squadron will help Mt. Pisgah Cemetery lay remembrance wreaths on veterans’ graves. Mt. Pisgah Cemetery is located at 804 S. Emerson Ave., Gillette.

Other events’ details are as follows:

  • 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at First National Bank, 319 S. Gillette Ave., Gillette
  • 8 a.m. Dec. 18 at Recluse Elementary, 31 Greenough Road, Recluse
  • 11 a.m. Dec. 18 at 4-J Elementary, 2830 WY-50, Gillette; Savegeton Cemetery, 297 Christenson Road, Gillette; and Bethlehem Cemetery, 1133 WY-50, Gillette
  • 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 19 at Rozet Cemetery, 72-82 Jack Smith Road, Rozet
  • 3 p.m. Dec. 19 at Wright Junior Senior High School, 220 Wright Blvd., Wright

To order a wreath, go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/WY0003P. As of 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 693 wreaths have been sponsored and 807 are left to go, the website said. For more information, contact Maj. TC Brown at 307-660-8592, tcbrown27@gmail.com or PO Box 704, Gillette, WY 82717.

First National Bank in downtown Gillette hosted the kickoff event in 2022. To see more photos from that event, click here.


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