Perpetual Care, What is it?

Often the term Perpetual Care is heard during discussions regarding grounds keeping of cemeteries, but what does this term mean? Perpetual Care can be defined as: the never ending provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something Organizations that own and operate cemeteries offer this service as […]

April 2018 Update

The recent cooler temperatures in March and the first half of April kept mowing needs to a bare minimum. During that period work to clear the overgrowth along the Jasper and Lynch Street fence line began. An attempt to salvage the fence was made, but due to the poor quality of materials and construction, the […]

GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

Great news! The Historic Clarksburg WV Cemetery Preservation Alliance just earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We chose to display quantitative metrics such as Number of New Donors […]

Mowing Rescheduled

Our initial mow of the 2018 season has once again been postponed. We plan to mow the grounds of the Former Clarksburg IOOF Cemetery and the Daniel Davisson DAR Cemetery on Monday March 26th. Anyone willing and able to assist is welcome. Mowing will start around 9 a.m. Restoration Workshop The weather being cooler so […]

2018 Events

January January 22 Wreaths Across America Wreath Retirement Jackson Cemetery Daniel Davisson DAR Cemetery February February 13 Wreaths Across America Wreath Retirement Former Clarksburg IOOF Cemetery March 19th Care sessions April April 2nd mowing April 19th mowing April 21 Headstone Restoration Workshop Care Sessions May Memorial Day aka Decoration Day June WV Day July July […]

2017 WAA Wreath Sponsors

Thank you for sponsoring wreaths Joseph Jedju Pamela Asbury Edward Kennedy Beverly Toothman Keith Babcock Muriale’s Italian Kitchen Garth Beck Margaret Williams Christy Butera Jack & Mary Sue Fraser Yvonne Loar M. Linn Maxwell Gary Bowden Margaret Martin Short Cynthia Swiger Gary Keith Paul Bump Robey Charles Sigmon Chad Sigmon Sara Lechner Marlene Cayton Joann […]