Valdosta honors military service with Veterans Day headstone cleaning event

October 3, 2023
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Valdosta honors military service with Veterans Day headstone cleaning event

The Gist: In an effort to honor and remember veterans, the city of Valdosta will be hosting the Fall Veterans Day Headstone Cleaning event at Sunset Hill Cemetery.

The Details:


  • The City of Valdosta’s Public Works Department is organizing the Fall Veterans Day Headstone Cleaning event.
  • The event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at Sunset Hill Cemetery.
  • Volunteers are invited to help clean the headstones of veterans from 9 am to 12 pm.
  • The main objective is to improve the legibility of the headstones by removing grime and mold.
  • The event provides an opportunity to pay respects and honor the fallen heroes who have served the country.
  • All necessary equipment will be provided; volunteers only need to bring their energy and willingness to make a difference.
  • For more information, contact the City of Valdosta Public Works Department at 229-259-3585.

By The Numbers:

  • Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
  • Time: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Location: Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta
  • Contact: City of Valdosta Public Works Department – 229-259-3585

Why It Matters: Over time, headstones can become dirty and difficult to read due to exposure to the elements. By participating in this event, volunteers can help maintain the legibility of the headstones, ensuring that the information is visible and honoring the memory of the veterans. It is an opportunity to come together as a community and express gratitude for the sacrifices made by these real-life superheroes.

What’s Next?: To get involved in the Fall Veterans Day Headstone Cleaning event, interested participants can reach out to the City of Valdosta Public Works Department at 229-259-3585. The department will provide all necessary equipment, and volunteers are encouraged to bring their vivacious energy to make a positive impact. Let’s unite and honor the brave men and women who have served our country.


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