POSTED: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 2:47pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 2:49pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Folks in South Louisiana are joining the nationwide ceremony of Wreaths Across America to honor United States veterans.
There will be two local ceremonies taking place this Saturday, Dec. 14th at 11:00 a.m.
Baton Rouge National Cemetery
Address: 220 N. 19th St. Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Hosted by the Civil Air Patrol, Veterans service organizations, and local citizens
Contact: Rex Kern, Cemetery Director, at 225-654-1988
Port Hudson National Cemetery
20978 Port Hickery Road, Zachary, LA 70797 (Turn W Off Hwy. 61 @ La. 3113)
Baton Rouge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Contact: Louise E. Strong at 225 751-6318
The Port Hudson ceremony will also include a special honoring of Vietnam veterans.
For more information about other national cemeteries’ participation, visit: www.cem.va.gov/cem/features.asp  and click on the Wreaths Across America photo.