Perdue Farms is honoring veterans at an annual Wreath-Laying ceremony

SALISBURY, Md. — Perdue Farms is honoring and remembering are our fallen heroes with a formal wreath laying ceremony here in Salisbury.

On Thursday, December 12th at 10 AM, Perdue Farms and their professional truck drivers will conduct a public wreath-laying ceremony at the Wicomico War Veteran’s Memorial.

This is all apart of the national Wreaths Across America mission.

This morning, 47 ABC’s Erica Muphy was joined by spokesman for Perdue’s Transportation Division and a Vietnam War veteran, George Coffin.

Coffin is no stranger here at 47 ABC, as he and Erica got down to business.

H tells us that the event is being held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. He also says the ceremony is free and open to the public and he is inviting everyone to come out.

The ceremony will include the placement of seven ceremonial wreaths at the War Memorial by Perdue drivers, who are also veterans. Students from local schools will also participate in the ceremony.

Coffin also says this is the 6th year doing this ceremony here in Salisbury, but for 13 years Perdue drivers have delivered more than 200,000 wreaths for Wreaths Across America.

Wreaths Across America was born in 2006 out of a desire to remember and honor American service members for their contributions in preserving our freedom.

Again, the ceremony will be Thursday, December 12th at 10 AM.

For more information on the ceremony and what it represents, you can visit their website at

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