Volunteer to Clean Headstones at Great Lakes National Cemetery April 23

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Holly, MI – Gravestone Cleaning:
Dear friends of Great Lakes National Cemetery:

We are getting ready for the headstone cleaning at the Great Lakes National Cemetery April 23, 2016. In doing this this we are able to make sure if any of the headstones have chips, cracks or anything else wrong with them, the staff is notified so they can fix them before the Memorial Day Ceremony is held to honor our fallen veterans. We believe that this is the least we can do to show them the respect they deserve and a thank you for their service.

blumz01Where – Great Lakes National Cemetery 4200 Belford Rd. Holly, MI 48442

When – April 23, 2016 Registration beginning 9:45 a.m.

(when you register Saturday morning you will find out what section you are in)

It is requested that all volunteers bring brushes and buckets (no cleansers). Water will be supplied. You may want to get rubber gloves to keep hands warm and dry.

Hot dogs, chips and beverages will be served. Dress according to the weather this event will take place rain or shine.

*If you have a friend of family member interred at Great Lakes National Cemetery and would like to be placed in their section, please let us know and we will make sure you are assigned to their section*garden16_tom_selman

Our contact information is as follows:

Sherry Jones (810) 919-7653 email sherrynlin@yahoo.com

Teri Johnson (810) 338-7703 email Gsmom616@gmail.com

Please RSVP by April 1, 2016 in order to insure enough food and drinks for everyone. We would like to thank you for your willingness to volunteer for this event, and if we can be of any further help please call or email us.

Thank you again,

Sherry & Teri

Great Lakes National Cemetery Advisory Council

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For more on Great Lakes National Cemetery see http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/greatlakes.asp.

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