Kathy Marsh, Senior Aide to Orange County Comm. Christine Moore
407-664-6582, Katherine.Marsh@ocfl.net

 

Mayor Jerry L. Demings and Commissioner Christine Moore to Dedicate Lockhart Community History Mural

WHAT: Dedication and unveiling of the Lockhart Community History Mural. District 2 Commissioner Christine Moore and Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will be joined by the Riverside Elementary School Chorus, Riverside Rhythm Drum Core and guitarist Bobby Sander.

Commissioner Moore collaborated with local artist Lisa Mikler, to create a four-panel mural that depicts Lockhart from its early beginnings as a thriving lumber town on the Little Wekiva River, to a vision for its future.

Commissioner Moore believes the mural represents the start of a “new Lockhart” as she seeks to create a thriving “downtown” district that includes businesses, attainable housing, and access to the new Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail.

WHO:  Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Edgewater Drive at the intersection of Edgewater and Lake Lockhart. 7115 Edgewater Shores Court, Orlando/Lockhart, FL  32810 (For GPS purposes)

**Edgewater Drive will be closed to traffic at Mott Avenue, just south of the mural location

To learn more about the Lockhart community’s history, visit Orange County’s newsroom at: https://newsroom.ocfl.net/2019/11/an-orange-county-neighborhood-you-should-know-i-heart-lockhart/

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About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens 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, the nation’s second-largest convention center, 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 www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.

 

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens 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, the nation’s second-largest convention center, 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 www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.

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