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WREATH RETIREMENT DAY IS JANUARY 8, 2022 AT 8AM

2022 Wreaths Across America TENTATIVE Schedule: 

"Family First" Laying of the Wreaths Day - 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. 

Laying of the Wreaths - Volunteer Day will be Sunday, December 18, 2022 by Registration Only. DO NOT Register UNTIL Registration is in place. 

Wreath Ceremony Plans to be Announced MID-NOVEMBER, 2022

For questions, contact Location Coordinator and Chairman Meshia Richardson at sarasotawreaths@gmail.com or at 941-448-6299.



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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL (FLSNCS)
9810 State Rd 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
Click here for the Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL Page

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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.



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On behalf of the Families of over 22,000 Veterans lying at rest at Sarasota National Cemetery, we wish to thank you for supporting our Mission to Remember our Fallen and Honor our Active Duty Military and Veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day.  The 2021 Theme is "Live Up To Their Legacy". We encourage YOU to Live up to our Veterans' Legacies by sponsoring a Veterans Wreath today.  Thank you for your support!...

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Welcome to my personal fundraising page for Wreaths Across America. I am working hard to support Family and Friends of Sarasota National Cemetery Inc and Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL in our joint effort to fulfill WAA's mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach. Please click "View" to learn more about me and my effort and to help me cover as many graves on Wreaths Across America day, December 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM....