Veterans to be honored at multiple ceremonies this week

Multiple municipalities will host Veteran’s Day ceremonies this week and weekend to honor veterans across the area.

The city of Sanford will host its Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, which is located at 110 W. Seminole Blvd. in Sanford. All are invited to the commemoration ceremony to honor and remember veterans, military service members, and those who lost their lives in service to the nation.

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will host a ceremony honoring military veterans on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at the Orange County Administration Center at 201 S. Rosalind Avenue. Free parking will be available in the Orange County Parking Lot.

The city of Winter Park will host its community ceremony on Friday, November 10, at 10 a.m. at Shady Park at Hannibal Square, located at 721 West New England Avenue, in Winter Park. This event will be held in honor of all veterans who have served in any military campaign or branch in honor of the nation’s freedom and are invited to pay tribute to their dedicated service to our country. At 9:30 a.m., the public is invited to visit organizations that offer resources specifically for veterans. At 10 a.m., the official program will begin with musical tributes, anecdotal speakers, presentations of Quilts of Valor, and recognition of veterans according to the various military branches served.

The city of Ocoee will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday, November 9, at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center, which is located at 125 N Lakeshore Dr., in Ocoee. Festivities will be led by Lieutenant Colonel Yolanda Frazier, who served 30 years in the United States Army and is a businesswoman, ordained minister, author, counselor, motivational speaker, and inspirational speaker.

Most Popular

Boba, brews, burgers at new spot in downtown Orlando

A new restaurant that features a collection of boba teas, craft beers, and bao buns has opened its doors in downtown Orlando.

Man wanted for questioning in fatal shooting in west Orlando

Local law enforcement authorities are looking to identify an individual wanted for questioning in connection with a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a man in west Orlando last week.

Mexican citizen gets 15 months in prison for illegally reentering United States after deportation

A 32-year-old man from Mexico who has previously been removed from the United States on eight separate occasions will spend the next 15 months behind bars for illegally reentering the country.

Suspects wanted in theft of generators, lawnmowers from local storage facility

Sanford police are asking the public for help to identify and locate two individuals wanted in connection with the theft of several items from a local storage facility.

Emmanuel: A Bethlehem Musical is coming to Orlando

A local church will host two showings of "Emmanuel: A Bethlehem Musical" this weekend.

Suspect in house burglaries across Belle Isle identified; warrant issued

Local police have identified and issued a warrant for the arrest of a man wanted in connection with multiple residential burglaries in the Belle Isle community.
clear sky
59.4 ° F
61 °
56.8 °
48 %
0 %
68 °
74 °
78 °
81 °
70 °