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2023 So Far
1,689 Wreaths Sponsored
8.0% to Goal
19,511 To Go!

PLANS FOR 2023 MISSION WILL BE ANNOUNCED NOVEMBER 2023.  DO NOT REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER UNTIL PLANS ARE RELEASED.

Volunteers are needed to assist with Wreath Retirement at Sarasota National Cemetery

January 7, 2023 at 8:00am until approximately 10am.

Please register by EMAIL at sarasotawreaths@gmail.com, and provide your name, organization if any, and number of people in your group.

Enter at the 2nd Entrance (East) and park at the Maintenance Building. Please wear comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes (grounds will be damp/wet), garden gloves, and bring a broom handle/PVC pipe/paint pole for carrying multiple wreaths at one time. No garden carts, tarps/sheets or ropes please.

HUGE THANKS to WastePro for providing the Roll-Offs! Your support is very much appreciated!

And THANK YOU for Finding a Way to Serve!

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In Honor Of
by Allapattah Chapter NSDAR Chapter No. 3-003 FL for Lewis J. Horn, Navy, Midshipman, Honored by Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL

Lewis J. Horn, Midshipman, Navy
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Memory
by Allapattah Chapter NSDAR Chapter No. 3-003 FL for Melvin S. Hignight, Air Force, Airman First Class, Honored by Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL

Melvin S. Hignight, Airman First Class, Air Force
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL (FLSNCS)
9810 FL-72
Sarasota, FL 34241, United States

27,000
21,200
1,689

December 16, 2023 at 11:00 am

Meshia Richardson Judd

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 PARKING PASS 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

There is limited parking available on cemetery grounds. Parking Passes will be a mandatory requirement this year and in future years.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

PLANS FOR 2023 MISSION WILL BE ANNOUNCED NOVEMBER 2023.  DO NOT REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER PRIOR TO ANNOUNCEMENT OF PLAN. 

WREATH RETIREMENT FOR JANUARY 7, 2023

Volunteers are needed to assist with Wreath Retirement at Sarasota National Cemetery on January 7, 2023 at 8:00am until approximately 10am.

Please register by EMAIL at sarasotawreaths@gmail.com, and provide your name, organization if any, and number of people in your group.

Enter at the 2nd Entrance (East) and park at the Maintenance Building. Please wear comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes (grounds will be damp/wet), garden gloves, and bring a broom handle/PVC pipe/paint pole for carrying multiple wreaths at one time. No garden carts, tarps/sheets or ropes please.

HUGE THANKS to WastePro for providing the Roll-Offs! Your support is very much appreciated!

And THANK YOU for Finding a Way to Serve!


 


Local Groups Supporting Us

In Lieu of Member Pages (MPILF01)

Welcome to In Lieu of Member Pages (MPILF01)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support a participating 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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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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