Missoula’s Memorial Day Wreath Presentation Schedule
Thanks to many dedicated and generous people, Missoula boasts the most one-day Memorial Day wreath presentations in the U.S.A.
The wonderful folks from the United Veterans Council of Missoula and Ravalli Counties were nice enough to send us a schedule of ceremonies. Hopefully everyone can find at least one or two of these meaningful presentations you'd like to attend on Memorial Day, May 28.
6:30-7:00 a.m. : Sunrise wreath presentation at Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery at flag poles (7 wreaths).
7:00-10:00 a.m. : Breakfast members and supporters of Veterans of Foreign Wars, 245 West Main, Missoula. Donations requested to offset cost of food.
10:00 a.m. : Caras Park overlook above Clark Fork River (toss 1 wreath in river).
10:30 a.m. : Missoula County Courthouse, front lawn by WW I Doughboy Statue (4 wreaths).
11:00 a.m. : Fort Missoula Military Cemetery by Ole Beck grave (1 wreath).
11:30 a.m. : Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery at flagpoles (7 wreaths).
12:00-1:00 p.m. : Sunset Memorial Gardens, Mullan Road (2 wreaths)
1:30 p.m. : Missoula City Cemetery at Veterans Memorial (1 wreath).
2:00 p.m. : St. Mary's Cemetery Annex at statue (1 wreath).
2:30 p.m. : St. Mary's Cemetery Veterans Memorial (3 wreaths)
3:15 p.m. : Rose Memorial Garden Park, starting at Vietnam Memorial and walking to the other park memorials (20 wreaths).
4:15 p.m. : Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial at University of Montana (5 wreaths).
All gave some. Some gave all. Please keep them all in your thoughts Monday. We hope you find this list helpful for your day's tributes. If you have any questions you can contact the events coordinator, Susan Campbell Reneau, 719-661-4037, or firstname.lastname@example.org.