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Our Supported Units

Sarasota-Manatee Council was chartered by the Navy League of the United States on January 27, 1956. The Council currently has approximately 110 members mainly located in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

Our Key Activities include:

  • Monthly meetings usually on the fourth Wednesday of each month to keep ourselves well informed regarding Sea Service issues by hearing from knowledgeable speakers.

  • Support of a Marine Corps JROTC Unit at Venice High School, a Coast Guard JROTC Unit at Pinellas Park HS and Navy JROTC Units at North Port, Charlotte, Port Charlotte and Lemon Bay High Schools.

  • Provide support to our adopted units:  Coast Guard Station Cortez, Coast Guard Cutter Resolute and Coast Guard Cutter Shrike.

  • Provide Support to two Young Marines Units:  Venice Middle School Young Marines and Imagine School North Port Young Marines.

  • Awards scholarships to members of our Sea Service Youth Groups.

  • Participate in the Sarasota Memorial Day and Veteran's Day Parades, The USCGC Blackthorn Memorial each January and Maritime Day each May at Port Manatee.

  • Support the Maritime Eagles Sea Cadet Unit at Manatee School of the Arts

  • Conduct fundraising activities to support Council Programs.

       For specific information on our yearly activities click here

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Upcoming Events

Bird Key Yacht Club Social Cocktail Hour
Bird Key Yacht Club Social Cocktail Hour
May 09, 2024, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
301 Bird Key Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
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Navy League of the United States

Sarasota-Manatee Council

P.O. Box 5531, Sarasota, FL 34777-5531

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