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HAGA to Participate in Wreaths Across America; Announces 2010 Scholarship Program

Post Time:Nov 20,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:417

Each year during the holiday season, Wreaths Across America (WAA) sends thousands of wreaths across the nation to honor our fallen soldiers at their final resting place. This year the Houston Area Glass Association (HAGA) has chosen to help the local chapter of WAA reach its goal of placing a live Maine wreath on every fallen soldiers gravesite at the Houston National Cemetery (63,0000), honoring them for the freedom they fought to protect for all Americans. HAGA has committed to be a corporate 100-Wreath sponsor, and is encouraging its members and community to volunteer to place wreaths on December 12, 2009 or to be a wreath sponsor at either the small business level (ten wreaths, $150) or the corporate level (100 wreaths, $1,500).

Those interested in being a wreath sponsor can download a form by
CLICK HERE to volunteer on December 12 with other HAGA members.

In other news, the HAGA announced its 2010 scholarship program. Senior high school students who are referred by a HAGA member may apply for the scholarship after January 1, 2010. The amount and number of scholarship(s) awarded will be at the discretion of the Board and will be based upon the amount of scholarship funds available. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete the application form;
  • Write a 250-word essay on how community service has been a part of their lives;
  • Provide a copy of their high school transcript;
  • Send all materials to the HAGA scholarship committee by March 1, 2010; and
  • Designate the referring HAGA member.

Scholarship(s) will be awarded in April 2010.

Source: usgnnAuthor: shangyi

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