May 12, 2013
On Sunday May 12th 2013, the University of Washington Navy ROTC will be placing more than 1,500 roses from the “Ten Grands” concert at gravesites at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park. The roses are a gift from The Seattle Symphony and “Ten Grands” Seattle. They will first be used on stage at the 6th annual “Ten Grands” concert at Benaroya Hall the previous evening.
Individual roses will be placed at the gravesites honoring veterans during a brief ceremony starting at 10 a.m. and will take approximately one hour to complete. The public is invited to observe this notable event. The event will take place at the Doughboy statue in the Evergreen Washelli Veterans Cemetery.