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Help Lakewood 'Thank a Servicemember'

Help Lakewood 'Thank a Servicemember'

Writing a heartfelt note or letter of thanks to our Armed Forces servicemembers overseas during the holidays has become a tradition during the fall and winter months in Lakewood. The year 2020 will mark the seventh anniversary of Lakewood’s Thank a Servicemember campaign.

It’s another opportunity to add to the impressive 34,000 letters, cards and drawings that Lakewood residents, schools, businesses and community groups have written since 2014.

COVID-19 health and safety precautions will introduce some slight changes to this year’s campaign.

Many of the usual pick up/drop off locations remain closed, but Lakewood City Hall will have postcards and a collection box at the check-in table at the northeast entrance to the building (off Civic Center Way). Alternatively, you can print or submit your notes online, eliminating the need for travel or contact.

During these unprecedented times, please take a few minutes to share your appreciation for the sacrifice of our men and women serving our nation overseas. They will receive your greeting during the holiday season.

Visit to learn more about Thank a Servicemember and how you can get involved. With additional questions, call the city’s Community Relations office at (562) 866-9771 ext. 3123.