Crews work to clean up Sarasota National Cemetery over the weekend

Crews work to clean up Sarasota National Cemetery over the weekend
Cleanup of Sarasota National Cemetery. (Source: Flags for fallen vets)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Volunteers with Flags For Fallen Veterans worked to clean up Sarasota National Cemetery over the weekend.

16,200 Wreaths were retired, with 200 volunteers starting at 7 a.m. Working quickly, all wreaths were removed by 8:45am. Volunteers also paired up, used long poles and garden gloves and either walked them to the nearest rolloff or put them in the bed of a truck or placed them curbside for pickup.

The clean up was part of the” 2020 Mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.”

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