Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Wreaths Across America to Honor Local Heroes

A remembrance ceremony will be held at Chestnut Grove Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 12 at noon. Live, balsam remembrance wreaths will be placed at the graves of over 500 fallen veterans who served to protect the freedoms of our country. The Town of Herndon in partnership with the Herndon Woman’s Club, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit civic organization, will join Wreaths Across America to honor veterans who are laid to rest at Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Volunteers, including Girl Scouts, Eagle Scouts, and Boy Scouts from Herndon will assist with the wreath placement. The ceremony is open to all people. For information contact Herndon Parks and Recreation Department at 703-787-7300. Chestnut Grove Cemetery is located at 831 Dranesville Road, Herndon.

Help Pack Weekend Food for Kids

Assistance League of Northern Virginia invites community members to help pack food for the Weekend Food for Kids program which benefits 1500 schoolchildren who receive reduced-price meals during the week. The next food packing event is at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Dominion Virginia Power, 3072 Centreville Road, in Herndon. Arrive at 9:30 a.m. if you would like to help with setup. For more info, contact Karen Amster: karenamster@aol.com.