AUBURN — Knights of the Sun, Auburn Chapter of DeMolay, was able to provide 433 wreathes for placement on veterans’ graves this winter as part of the national Wreathes Across America program. Members traveled to Maine Veterans’ Cemeteries in Augusta on Dec. 10 to help place the wreathes.
Donations came from Masonic Lodges of Maine, Eastern Star Chapters of Maine, Southport Fire Department,Boothbay Hook & Ladder, Boothbay Region Lion’s Club, Arundel Lodge 76, Discount Auto of Auburn, Androscoggin Shrine Club and many kind individuals.
Wreathes Across America recognizes veterans by placing a wreath on gravestones at national cemeteries all over the United States.
Knights of the Sun will continue accepting donations for wreathes throughout the year for placement in December 2012. For more information about DeMolay, visit www.medemolay.org.