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Wreaths Across America ride from Ocala to Florida National Cemetery on Dec 14

The Wreaths Across America ride from Ocala will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at Ocala Car Audio.

Riders will meet at Ocala Car Audio, located at 12 South Pine Avenue, beginning at 8 a.m., with the ride beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The annual event is held to honor fallen soldiers and their memories. The ride will ride will end at Bushnell where wreath placement across the graves of fallen soldiers will take place at the Florida National Cemetery.

Wreath placement begins at 10:45 a.m., with the ceremony beginning at 11:45 a.m.

For more information, visit the Wreaths Across America at the Florida National Cemetery Facebook event page.

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