REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Riverside Rural's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at DeMarco Funeral Service to Remember and Honor our veterans, followed by the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
Please note, our ceremony will be held at DeMarco Funeral Service (338 Conklin Ave Binghamton, NY 13903) at 1:00 PM. Following the ceremony, group leaders and staff will direct and navigate volunteers to our participating locations that include Vestal Park, Riverhurst, Riverside Rural, Shawsville, Conklin, Stillwater, Kirkwood, Temple Israel, and Ingraham Cemeteries.
Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you.
We will be following COVID-19 rules & regulations.
If you plan to attend our ceremony, we ask that everyone please practice social distancing and participate in wearing your mask. Lets keep everyone safe & healthy this holiday season!Thank you so much for supporting Riverside Rural and Wreaths Across America!
For more information on how you can sponsor and/or volunteer, please email Peter at Twintierswaa@gmail.com
338 Conklin Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903
Directions to Cemetery
Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery or place of ceremony. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself, located at 338-344 Conklin Ave Binghamton, NY. After the ceremony, we will be heading out to our participating locations to place wreaths.
Parking InstructionsThere is plenty of parking at Savage FS, so feel free to park in any available spot. Following the ceremony we will be driving out to our participating locations for the placing of wreaths. Specific instructions will be given out after the ceremony.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony for Riverside Rural Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Ceremonies around the world will be starting at the same moment, so please be on time. (Our ceremony will be held at DeMarco Funeral Service 338 Conklin Ave Binghamton, NY 13903). Followed by placing of wreaths.
- Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
- Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
- We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.
If there are any questions, please contact Peter at Twintierswaa@gmail.com