Patriot Plaza has been the venue for a wide variety of activities over the past 18 months since The Patterson Foundation donated this extraordinary gift to our community and our nation. Since the Veterans Legacy Summit in November 2014, there have been at least 11 different events held at Patriot ...
Events at Patriot Plaza honor veterans throughout the year
By: Linda Gould
Patriot Plaza has been the venue for a wide variety of activities over the past 18 months since The Patterson Foundation donated this extraordinary gift to our community and our nation. Since the Veterans Legacy Summit in November 2014, there have been at least 11 different events held at Patriot Plaza. The Diocese of Venice holds... Read more »
Patriot Plaza tours: a year of education and inspiration
By: Sandra Beckley
Patriot Plaza was designed, built and constructed within Sarasota National Cemetery by The Patterson Foundation, then donated to the National Cemetery Administration for the purpose of Honoring Veterans, Inspiring Patriotism and Embracing Freedom. Sarasota National Cemetery is a national shrine operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs – National Cemetery Administration, located on State Road... Read more »
Interments on the rise at Sarasota National Cemetery
By: Sandra Beckley
As the first cemetery director assigned to Sarasota National Cemetery (SNC), I reported to Sarasota, Fla. in April 2007. As the director, my job was to help design and oversee the construction of a new cemetery facility being built several miles east of Sarasota on 295 acres of cattle pasture in addition to staffing and... Read more »
Patriot Plaza News
The Patterson Foundation team was out in full force Memorial Day weekend to pay tribute to our nation's fallen heroes and share about creating a legacy in their honor.The following is an at-a-glance recap of our region's Memorial Day activities. Jacobites and First Brass Memorial Day Concert - ...
Without Abraham Lincoln, the National Cemetery system wouldn't exist. Neither would our initiative to design, build and donate Patriot Plaza, the ceremonial amphitheater that will honor veterans, inspire patriotism and embrace freedom at Sarasota National Cemetery. It's fitting that on his birthday, ...
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