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Orange County Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council to Pay Tribute to Gold Star Mothers & Families

Ceremony set for Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 12:00 p.m.

Orange County GovernmentWHAT:

The Orange County Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council will host the Annual Gold Star Mothers and Families Day Ceremony.  The ceremony will recognize Gold Star families who have lost a loved one during any war or hostilities in which the U.S. Armed Forces were engaged.

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will attend, along with Keynote Speaker Jeannette Nazario, President of the American Gold Star Mothers, Incorporated. Ms. Nazario previously served as the Chaplain for the Tampa Bay Chapter and is passionate about ending the suicide crisis among active-duty military personnel and veterans.


Saturday, September 30, 2023
12 p.m. Program | 1 p.m. Lunch


Renaissance Senior Center
3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail
Orlando, FL 32829


The last Sunday in September is designated as Gold Star Mother’s Day. President Franklin D. Roosevelt officially established the day in 1936 as a public expression of love, sorrow, and reverence from the people of the United States to Gold Star Mothers and their families.

To learn more about the Orange County Veterans Council and the resources and services available to veterans, please visit


Orange TV will broadcast the ceremony.  Viewing options include Channel 488 on Spectrum, Channel 9 on Comcast, 1081 CenturyLink Prism TV, WSWF Channel 10.2 (over the air), stream live at, and you can view via the Orange TV app on ROKU in the Education category.

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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