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 ...
Experiential Learning becoming part of school district DNA
By: Laurey Stryker
The TPF EdExplore project began in January 2010 with a goal voiced by Superintendent Lori White that experiential learning becomes part of every student’s Sarasota legacy. Provider Executives passionately shared Lori’s vision. The summer provider survey reporting 2015–16 explorations, demonstrates that hands-on and community-based learning are indeed becoming part of the district’s DNA. Sustainability and... Read more »
Patriot Plaza event commemorates 15 years after 9/11
By: Linda Gould
Where were you? It’s the name of the Alan Jackson song that asks: Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day. It was written about September 11, 2001 — the day of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil now 15 years ago. Recently, someone asked why we need to commemorate this day. Why... Read more »
Patriot Plaza showcased during Edstravaganza event for educators
By: Sandra Beckley
Patriot Plaza was one of more than 40 experiences showcased recently at the Suncoast Technical College in Sarasota as part of Edstravaganza, an event for educators throughout Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. Organized by Angela Hartvigsen, EdExploreSRQ Manager, 200 teachers, principals, and assistant principals had the opportunity to: Meet 40+ organizational providers and teaching artists offering explorations... 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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