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NU Club of Greater Philadelphia
Service Event

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Join the NU Club of Greater Philadelphia as they place wreaths on the graves of veterans at the Laurel Hill Cemetery. We hope you take this opportunity to honor those who have passed, as part of the national Wreaths Across America program.

Saturday, December 17, 2022 

Location: Laurel Hill Cemetery - 3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132
**There is free parking across from the main entrance

Please make note of these additional event details from our contact and event POC at Laurel Hill below:

Ceremony Start Time: 10 am SHARP! 

The main entrance of the cemetery (3822 Ridge Ave.) will be closed to vehicular traffic! Please do not try to pull into the cemetery from Ridge Avenue- those gates will be closed to cars because that is where the ceremony takes place. Only pedestrians may enter through these gates. 

  • Directly across from the main entrance will be several spaces indicating accessible parking spots. Please only use it if you have the need. They are first come first served. 
  • There is a parking lot located at 3747 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19132. It is across the street and a short walk to the main entrance of the cemetery. Please try here first. 
  • There are a few parking spaces across the street from the main entrance- you may park in front of the loading bays of the business across from our main entrance- they are not open on Saturdays.
  • You may park anywhere in the neighborhood and walk to the main entrance.
  • If you enter the cemetery from Kelly Drive and Hunting Park Ave. - you may park anywhere in the cemetery that you can pull over to the side enough to let cars pass you. Please do not block any roads and do not drive past the traffic cones- as you will then drive into the ceremony location. 

Check-In and Refreshments: A staff member will be at our main entrance for everyone to sign in with their names and email addresses. Light refreshments and coffee will be available before, during, and after the ceremony, in the courtyard. 

If you have additional event specific questions, contact, Beth Savastana, our POC at Laurel Hill at, or by phone at 215-228-8200 ext. 102. 

NU Club of Philadelphia Club Officers, Jeffrey Dick and Adam Lazar will also be in attendance on Saturday and look forward to seeing all of you.

Registration for the Wreaths event has closed, but you can still show up the day of and look for the Norwich group.

Sponsor a Wreath:  Please consider sponsoring a wreath by clicking here to earn The Friends of Laurel Hill $5 per wreath to be put into our Veteran Gravesite Fund.

Join us post-event for a holiday celebration at the Goat's Beard located at 4201 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127 immediately following the Wreaths Across America event (approximately 12:30 p.m.)
Pay-as-you-go, no registration required. 
Email club officer Adam Lazar to let him you'll be at this holiday celebration.

NU Club of Greater Philadelphia - Who's Coming Wreaths Across America 2022
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Jeffery DickPrimary Contact
Jeffrey Dick '94
Club President
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Staff Contact
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Director, Alumni & Family Engagement
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