Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices Forums Subscribe Archives
Today is February 21, 2017
home newssports feature opinion happenings society obits techtips

Front Page » May 7, 2013 » Emery County News » Flower power grows as Memorial Day approaches
Published 1,386 days ago

Flower power grows as Memorial Day approaches

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

The Carbon-Emery community is putting hands to work to make sure that every grave in the two-county area will be decorated for Memorial Day.

Support for the flower project has come from schools at all grade levels, the college, and civic-minded individuals and groups.

The latest count, estimated at 20,000, measures the number of flowers that have been delivered to the Sun Advocate and Emery County Progress offices. Material for thousands more have been distributed.

Flowers continue to flow in as others pick up their supplies to make more flowers for all the graves in the two county area. Supplies are available at the Sun Advocate office in Price and the Emery County Progress office in Castle Dale at 410 East Main.

The "No Grave Unadorned" project grew from an idea by Sun Advocate and Emery County Progress publisher Richard Shaw, who was looking for a way to demonstrate the community's respect for those who fought and died in wars and those who worked and struggled to build the community. It is a unique project, unlike any other in celebration of Memorial Day anywhere in the United States.

In addition to making the flowers, the newspapers are also looking for volunteers to help place them on graves the week of May 18-25.

For more information call Malyn Brady at 435 637-0732.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Top of Page

Article Photos  
Browse / enlarge – (1 total)
Print photo(s) with article
Get photo reprints on CD
NOTE: To print only the article and included photos, use the print photo(s) with article link above.
Emery County News  
May 7, 2013
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories

Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Emery County Progress, 2000-2008. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Emery County Progress.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us