BOLINGBROOK – To honor fallen members of the military, Bolingbrook High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program is taking part in the National Wreaths Across America program by sponsoring the sale of wreaths that will be placed on graves at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood on Dec. 14.
Orders for the $15 wreaths must be placed and paid for by Nov. 30 if the donor has a specific gravesite on which the wreaths should be placed or by Dec. 1 if there are no placement instructions.
Order forms are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by calling 630-450-9332, or by going to www.WreathsAcrossAmerica.org. But it’s important to remember to use the BHS JROTC group number (ILROTC091) and location number (ILALNE) when ordering on-line, according to a release.
Officials hope to place wreaths on all 32,000 graves at the cemetery.