Wreaths to Remember Vets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of veterans around Eugene and Springfield were honored Saturday as part of the annual “Wreaths Across America”. Although the campaign started back in 2002, it’s been celebrated locally for the last three years. Local organizers say it’s important for the nearly 4,000 vets in this area to be remembered during the … Continue reading »

Interview: Wreaths Across America

EUGENE, Ore. — A national effort is under way to make sure veterans are remembered during the holidays. It’s called Wreaths Across America. Wreaths will be placed on graves at more the 800 locations nationwide. Commander Roxanne Cole, of the Mahlon Sweet Composite Squadron, is leading the local effort along with Musgrove Family Mortuaries and … Continue reading »

Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans

EUGENE and SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — This holiday season veterans are being remembered. West Lawn Memorial Park is one of three sites participating in Wreaths Across America. What started at Arlington National Cemetery is now here in Lane County. The wreaths have arrived. On Friday they’re being prepped, fluffed, and the ribbons straightened. This is the … Continue reading »