Thank You from the Wenham Veterans Committee for Wreaths Across America Success

The Town of Wenham layed 500 wreaths on our Veterans' graves simultaneously with participants at  Arlington National Cemetery and communities across the nation.  Click HERE to view photos from the December 14 Wreaths Acorss America event, and see below for a note of thanks from the Wenham Veterans Committee.

To the residents of Wenham and beyond:

It is with deep appreciation and much  gratitude that we, the members of the Wenham Veterans Committee,  extend a hearty thank you to all who contributed generously of your time and money to this year's Wreaths Across America project. We were able to purchase 500 wreaths making it possible to place a wreath on the grave of every veteran buried at the Main Street Cemetery and the Iron Rail Cemetery A program such as this is successful because of the participation of so many people who care about our Veterans. Specifically, we are grateful for the support of the Girl and Boy Scouts and their leaders, Anna Siedzik and Matt Bailey, Bill Tyack and  the members of the Wenham DPW,  Chief Thomas Perkins and the members of the Wenham Police Department, Chief Stephen Kavanagh and the members of the Wenham Fire Department, Catherine Harrison, Jack Wilhelm and John Clemenzi  the Board of Selectmen, and Anthony Ansaldi, the Wenham Town Administrator.  A special word of thanks is extended to Bill Wilson and Win Dodge who designed and implemented the fund raising program and to Nicci Roebuck the Assistant to the Town Administrator who cared for the administrative details needed to complete the project. Lastly, thank you to all the Wenham Veterans who participated in the ceremony and the distribution of the Wreaths. We are planning for wreath laying in December of 2020. 

Dean W Pedersen, Chair WENHAMVETCOM


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