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Sixth Annual Wreaths Across America Gala

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September 26, 2018
Crystal City Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia 

The Gala will raise awareness and funds for fresh remembrance wreaths which will be placed on veterans' gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery and at more than 1,500 veterans' cemeteries across the United States in December. The event will be held in conjunction with TCA's Call on Washington, Policy Committee and Board of Directors meetings.  

Preliminary Schedule:
6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ET — Reception
7:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET — Dinner and Speakers
Individual Seats:  $275
Standard Tables (10 seats):  $2,500
Premium Tables (10 seats):  $3,500*
*includes upgraded linens, champagne toast, and premium location near stage

View, download and print historic WAA Gala photos. Will you be joining us at the event? Be sure to use the hashtag #TCAWAA18 on social media networks.

Hosts and Sponsors
TCA thanks its hosts Freightliner and Pilot Flying J for their continued support. TCA also thanks its sponsors TravelCenters of America and Petro, DriverFacts and Randall-Reilly.

2017 Keynote Speaker
The keynote speaker this year was Col. Mark Tillman, who served as pilot and commander of Air Force One from 2001-2009. Col. Tillman protected the President on September 11, 2001. He is also the first pilot to fly the Commander-in-Chief into a war zone.

2017 Silent Auction Donors
TCA would like to thank it's silent auction donors for their generosity:
  • Cummins Inc for eight Brickyard 400 NASCAR tickets
  • WAA for a week-long escort to Arlington National Cemetery package
  • Past TCA Chairman Keith and wife Kathy Tuttle for a Lake Erie B&B Getaway
  • Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary for donating $2,500 of Scopelitis legal consulting
  • Worcester Wreath Company for the holiday home decorating package
  • Karen Worcester for a Balsam prayer pillow basket
  • Weinrich Truck Line's Brenda Dittmer for the 2014 Masters Flag signed by Bubba Watson and a signed President's Cup 2017 flag.
  • Charisma Jewelers for the annual Wreaths Across America ring - a 14K rose gold ring with an oval Morganite stone weighing 3/8 ct.

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