REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Florida National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 18th, Wreaths Across America will be at Florida National Cemetery 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. This year we are asking our volunteers to sign up by Wreath Distribution Area. We will have the wreaths set up at several distribution areas around the grounds and ask you to sign up for an area, pick up your wreath and take it to your Veteran's Stone. Wreath Placement to begin at 10:30am. Our ceremony will follow the wreath placement at 11:40am.
Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. And, 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 Florida National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
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In Honor Of
by Kimberlee O. for Boyd T Turner, Air Force, SGT, Born 02/19/52, Passed On 07/13/91, Honored by Florida National Cemetery
In Honor Of
by Wendy Savage for Ralph Savage, Navy, SN, Born 08/12/30, Passed On 06/30/21, Honored by Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513
Directions to Cemetery
Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself. We do however ask that you enter from the north using exit 314, then West on Hwy48, turn left onto Co Rd 625, turn right onto Co Rd 476W for 1.6m then left onto Co Rd 476B South. The cemetery entrance will be on your right. We will be handing out wreaths from the main entrance as well as the maintenance vehicle entrance.
Parking InstructionsOnce you have received your wreaths you are able to go to any section in the cemetery to place your wreaths. After you have placed your wreaths we ask that you either leave the cemetery to allow others to Remember our fallen veterans, or join us for our ceremony.Please follow cemetery guidelines for parking.Thank you for your help us in our mission to Remember~Honor~Teach.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Florida National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
This year we are asking our volunteers to sign up by Wreath Distribution Area. We will have the wreaths at several distribution areas around the grounds and ask you to sign up for an area, pick up your wreath and take it to your Veteran's stone. Our ceremony will follow wreath placement at 11:40am.
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.