Allen Lund Company Participates in Wreaths Across America for its Eighth Consecutive Year
- by Christofer Oberst
LA CAÑANDA FLINTRIDGE, CA – Continuing its yearly tradition of participating in Wreaths Across America, Allen Lund Company rolled out its ambassador Big Al to offer its respects to the country’s veterans.
Traveling from Harrington, Maine to the Arlington National Cemetery from December 5th to December 12th, the Allen Lund Company assisted Wreaths Across America in distributing nearly one million wreaths to cemeteries nationwide this year alone.
Over 75,000 observers participated in the placement of the wreaths. Approximately 225,000 wreaths were placed at Arlington, while an additional 700,000 were distributed to cemeteries across the country.
Bill Bess, Allen Lund Company’s Director of Carrier Development, said that participating in Wreaths Across America was one of the most memorable events that he has ever experienced.
“It is impossible to express the feelings, appreciation, and emotions that all of us witnessed as our caravan traveled from Harrington, Maine to the Arlington National Cemetery,” said Bess. “We participated in 37 memorable events along the way involving thousands of Americans demonstrating their appreciation to all the veterans that have in past and current generations protected and preserved our freedom.”
This is the eighth consecutive year that Allen Lund Company has participated in this event. Since its humble beginnings in 1992, Wreaths Across America has culminated in over 150 wreath laying ceremonies held nationwide. That number continues to grow with each passing year.