Knights Of Columbus

Alaska Knights In Action

Fraternal year 2017-2018

Title: Wreaths Across america

Council: Arctic Madonna Council, 9581

Category: Community

Date: 12/16/2018

Purpose of activity: To sale Christmas Wreaths to be put on the graves of deceased military members at fort Richardson National Cemetery on December 16th.

Description: The purpose of selling Christmas Wreaths to our parish members, some who have a loved one buried at Fort Richardson National Cemetery and many who have no one buried there is to Teach, Honor, and Respect for our fallen military members and their families.

1. To teach our children the value of our freedoms.
2. To honor those who haven fallen in the service of their country.
3. To show respect for the sacrifices of all the families of our military.

We sold $1,530 dollars worth of wreaths which bought us 153 wreaths. 15 of those were placed on family members grave sites and the others we placed on the other graves after the ceremony on December 16th 21017.


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