VFW Auxiliary launches Christmas wreath blitz

Sisters who have decorated veterans' graves at Fort Scott want to introduce the Wreaths Across America campaign at the Highland Cemetery in Iola. They're raising money for the effort, and folks can also donate artificial wreaths.

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November 22, 2022 - 2:23 PM

For years, sisters Pat Spencer and Maggie Barnett have helped decorate veterans’ graves at the Fort Scott National Cemetery during the Christmas season as part of the Wreaths Across America campaign.

“We’ve been asked, ‘Why don’t we do something like this for Highland Cemetery?’” Spencer noted this week.

They’ll give it a shot this year.

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