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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 18 at 12:00 pm, 2021, Wreaths Across America will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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by Deborah R Gouveia for Francis Gouveia, Army, Honored by Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL

We all miss you every day.
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He was a good man. Forever loved.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

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

22,000
17,200
8,886

December 18 at 12:00 pm, 2021

Meshia 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.  No Buses or vehicles containing more than 6 passengers will be permitted on the grounds.

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 buses, no long term parking. 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

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

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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Wreaths Across America-Punta Gorda (FL0499P)

Welcome to Wreaths Across America-Punta Gorda (FL0499P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home and 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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