Help Honor Veterans This Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2024 @ 8:00am
- 12:00pm
Westwood Hills Memorial Park

Event Details

For as long as flags for veterans in Placerville Union Cemeteryanyone can remember, each Memorial Day local veterans have placed flags on veterans’ graves in local cemeteries.

The local VFW has been placing flags at Westwood Hills Memorial Park and Placerville Union Cemetery for over 40 years. Save the Graves participated last year and invites you to join the call again this year.


Flag placement at Westwood Hills and Placerville Union Cemeteries will be on Saturday, May 25th. Volunteers are asked to arrive at Westwood Hills Memorial Park, 2720 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville, by 8 am. We’ll continue to nearby Placerville Union (650 Bee Street) around 9 am. Water, donuts, snacks, and good cheer will be available. Meet at one place or the other or join us for both, for twice the fun and exercise.

Flag removal will be on Tuesday, May 28th, with volunteers again asked to arrive at Westwood Hills Memorial Cemetery by 8 am.

What to Bring: 

  • Long screwdriver for poking hole in ground
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen

Pre-registration is not necessary

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