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Perdue Drivers Participate in "Wreaths Across America"

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Perdue driver Keith Clark Perdue driver Keith Clark

SALISBURY, Md.- Perdue's truck drivers are once again helping deliver wreaths to veterans' cemeteries as part of the nationwide “Wreaths Across America” effort.

This is the 8th year Perdue drivers have participated in the event. On Friday, Dec. 12, Perdue Transportation Inc. driver Keith Clark left Salisbury with a truckload of wreaths heading to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., supporting the Wreaths Across America mission to place a holiday wreath at the graves markers at all veterans' cemeteries across the country.

This truckload is part of more than 10,000 wreaths that five Perdue truckers are delivering to veterans' cemeteries in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia.

The Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro, Del., and Hebron Memorial Cemetery in Hebron, Md., were among the stops.

“It's a real honor for me to be part of the Wreaths Across America mission,” said Clark, an Air Force veteran. “I've had the opportunity to participate in this event before. Seeing all those wreaths across the vast expanse of Arlington is an emotional experience. I'm humbled by the opportunity to play a small part again this year.”

Chairman Jim Perdue said, “I'm very proud of our drivers for their role in representing Perdue in the Wreaths Across America project. It's important that we are able to recognize their contributions in this effort, but also for their own military service.

“When you think of the thousands of people who are serving in the military all around the world and the sacrifices that they and their families are making at this time of the year, the ability for us to help share and show respect for that sacrifice, especially for those who made the ultimate sacrifice, is really important,” said Perdue.

For more information about Wreaths Across America, visit wreathsacrossamerica.org.

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