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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Veterans Advisory Council Honor Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

Orange County, Fla. – Residents are invited to join Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Veterans Advisory Council in honoring the members who served in the armed forces in Orange County and ultimately sacrificed their lives while serving their country. The annual Orange County War Memorial and Wreath Presentation Commemoration Ceremony will take place at the Orange County Courthouse at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018. The event is free and open to the public.

Mayor Jacobs will deliver remarks and present a resolution during the commemoration event. The Veterans Advisory Council will then accompany her in a wreath laying ceremony, which will be followed by the playing of “Taps” to commemorate the fallen heroes.  Allie L. Braswell, Jr., Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, will serve as the guest speaker.

Media Availability
Date: Monday, May 28, 2018
10 a.m.
Orange County Courthouse
425 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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