By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The weather on Saturday didn’t stop an army of volunteers from turning out to honor the men and women who served our country.READ MORE: Homeowner, Dog Escape Burning House In Brookline
At the Cemetery of the Alleghenies, volunteers with Wreaths Across America marked the holidays by placing a wreath at each headstone.READ MORE: Saving And Spending: How To Make, Meet Goals When Planning For The Future
With around 1,400 veterans interred there every year, it’s a task that grows year by year.
“We have about 14,500 veterans interred and thanks to the generous support of our community, we have a remembrance wreath that is going to be laid on every single one of these graves to honor and remember these veterans,” said Brynnly Schwartz.MORE NEWS: Parking Revenue Shows Drop-Off In Pennsylvania Farm Show Attendance
Organizers say there was such a big turnout that all of the wreaths were placed yesterday and today, meaning tomorrow’s plans have been canceled.