Doreen Overstreet, Senior Public Information Officer, Orange County Government
Phone: 407-836-5301

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings to Honor Fallen Heroes at Annual Memorial Day Event

Mayor Jerry L. Demings SealOrange County, Fla. (May 27, 2019) – Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and the Mayor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Council will honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces from Orange County who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. The County’s annual War Memorial Commemoration Ceremony will take place at the Orange County Courthouse Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Mayor Demings will deliver remarks and present a proclamation during the event, and the Veterans Affairs Advisory Council will accompany him in a wreath-laying ceremony. This will be followed by the playing of “Taps” to commemorate the fallen heroes. The guest speaker for the event is Retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel Mark Green.

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Media Availability
Date: Monday, May 27, 2019
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Orange County Courthouse
425 N. Orange Ave., Orlando

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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