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City administrative offices closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

Post Date:11/05/2019 8:45 AM

Contact:  Jason Bartolone, Communications Specialist   941-928-3988     jason.bartolone@SarasotaFL.Gov

 

Veterans Day_2019Sarasota, FL: City administrative offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

Garbage, recycling and yard waste pickups will not be affected.

Hours of operation at recreation and cultural arts facilities will vary:

The City, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will host the 2019 Veterans Day parade and ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Main Street and Osprey Avenue and will end at Chaplain J.D. Hamel Park at the corner of Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue, where an 11 a.m. ceremony will be held.

This year’s parade theme is “All Gave Some … Some Gave All … We May Not Know Them All … We Owe Them All.” The ceremony will feature guest speaker and retired U.S. Army Col. Michael P. Ryan, who served 10 years as senior Army instructor at Sarasota Military Academy, and a performance by the Sarasota Jazz Club Band.

Those interested in participating should contact Dan Kennedy, Patriotic Observance Committee chairman, at 941-812-5406.

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