It takes volunteers.
Volunteers at Memorial Day to offer Buddy Poppies. Volunteers to give a gift for their Buddy Poppies.
It took an Eagle Scout volunteer to identify and catalog all Veterans buried in Lakeview Cemetery.
It took a Girl Scout volunteer to identify and catalog Veterans buried in the 13 private cemeteries in New Canaan.
It took volunteers from the National Charity League to tie 1,100 bows on Christmas wreaths – in 22º temperature.
It took volunteers from Boy Scout Troop 70, from CERT, from DAR, from Kiwanis, from the Exchange Club, from the Girl Scouts, from the New Canaan Fire Department and from our elected officials to place the 1,100 wreaths on all of the Veterans grave sites.
It takes volunteers. Thanks to all who helped.
Happy New Year to all.
Peter C. Langenus
Commander, VFW Post 653