Arlington National Cemetery

Renewal and Remembrance in Its 22nd Year

It was sweltering hot on Monday, July 16,  as 400 volunteers headed to Arlington National Cemetery and Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery for the 22nd Renewal & Remembrance volunteer day of service.

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    Renewal & Remembrance Reaches a Milestone Through the Hard Work of NALP Members

    On July 11, 2016, NALP held Renewal & Remembrance for the 20th time. Started by PLCAA in 1997, the event has grown into an annual tradition for many families and many companies. We are grateful for our partnership with Arlington National Cemetery and grateful for the many volunteers and sponsors who support the event. But the […]

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      Behind the Scenes of Renewal & Remembrance

      Have you ever wondered what takes place the days leading up to our annual Renewal & Remembrance event at Arlington National Cemetery? Let’s see… The equipment began trickling in on Thursday (and will continue to do so through the weekend). The lime and gypsum has arrived, the trees are being tagged, the Children’s Planting area […]

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        One Simple Decision

          While waiting to board the plane, I leaned over to hug my son, Joshua, and realized he had grown so much since last year’s Renewal and Remembrance.  I almost didn’t come this year, too much on my plate. Life was too complicated, finances weren’t there, abrupt changes that rattled me, oh I could give […]

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          Legislative Day on the Hill: Certainly Not a Waste of Time

          “Why do you waste your time?” the lady I sat next to on the plane asked after she inquired what I was going to do in D.C., and I explained about Renewal & Remembrance and Legislative Day with PLANET. “Well ,” she continued negatively, “it’s supposed to be really hot, humid, and don’t forget the time change […]

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            A family affair

              PLANET’s Renewal and Remembrance event in July has become a part of the Kuperus Family and Farmside Landscape summer plans and we always strive to make sure we can fit it in. When we first attended the event, about 10 years ago, we took the family, including our infant son carried on our back, […]

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