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2022 So Far
5,692 Wreaths Sponsored
29.6% to Goal
13,508 To Go!

IMPORTANT:  

DO  NOT ATTEMPT TO REGISTER UNTIL 

AFTER MID-NOVEMBER 2022

 Formal Plans will be announced by Mid-November 2022 once all necessary approvals are received by all required agencies for the 2022 Wreaths Across America Mission at Sarasota National Cemetery,

Do NOT call Sarasota National Cemetery for information.  For questions, contact Location Coordinator and Chairman Meshia Richardson at sarasotawreaths@gmail.com or at 941-448-6299.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR 2022 WREATH LAYING:

"Family First" Laying of the Wreaths - Saturday, December 17, 2022 by Registration Only. Families with Loved Ones Interred at Sarasota National Cemetery will have First Opportunity to Lay their Loved One's Wreath. 

Volunteer Day Laying of the Wreaths - Sunday, December 18, 2022 by Registration Only. 

 DO NOT Register UNTIL Registration is in place. Wreath Ceremony Plans to be Announced mid November 2022

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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL (FLSNCS)
9810 State Rd 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

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December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Denise Decker, Meshia A Richardson

Directions to Cemetery

I 75 to Exit #205 (Clark Road/State Rd 72). East on SR 72 4.7 miles to the 2nd (furthest East) Cemetery Entrance.  You will need your registration confirmation at check in.

Follow Local Law Enforcement, VA Police and Mission Staff instructions for entering and exiting the cemetery.  ALL TRAFFIC is ONE WAY FLOW.  

Parking Instructions

Enter SNC at the 2nd Entrance, follow directional signs and traffic attendants instructions at all times. Car Pooling is encouraged and strongly recommended. No long term parking, PARKING ON PAVED AREAS ONLY. Drivers will be directed to a predesignated section to lay wreaths at that section. We ask that you be courteous to volunteers awaiting their opportunity to lay wreaths and leave the grounds as quickly as possible.  Thank you

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

2022 WREATH LAYING MISSION PLANS WILL BE ANNOUNCED MID NOVEMBER 2022.



Local Groups Supporting Us

Family and Friends of Sarasota National Cemetery Inc (FL0250)

Welcome to Family and Friends of Sarasota National Cemetery Inc.'s Wreaths Across America Page! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Sarasota National Cemetery as a Three for Two Fundraising Group. Our Mission with our Fundraising is to Remember and Honor all of our veterans lying at rest at Sarasota National Cemetery. The first step for Volunteering is to Sponsor Wreaths! Please click the Sponsor Button to donate Wreaths for our 3 for 2 Fundraising Group. Then click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to Register as a Volunteer on one of three days. Thank you joining our Mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.

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Team Leidos

Welcome to Team Leidos! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Arlington National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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