Memorial Day events around Central Florida

Memorial Day events around Central Florida

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ORANGE COUNTY

Orange County War Memorial Rededication Ceremony: 10 a.m. ; Orange County Courthouse, 425 N. Orange Ave., Orlando.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Veterans Advisory Council will honor Army Spc. Marcos A. Cintron, an Orange County resident who died while supporting Operation New Dawn. His name will be engraved on the Memory Wall.

Memorial Day Service: 11 a.m. ; Glen Haven Memorial Park, 2300 Temple Drive, Winter Park. Guest speakers include Winter Springs High School JROTC and music by VFW Post 2093 Community Band. Details: 407-647-1100.

Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m.; Woodlawn Memorial Park, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road, Gotha. Service will feature Young Marines Color Guard, chorus, Scouts, flag parade, music by Orlando Concert Band and tolling of replica Liberty Bell in memory of the dead. Details: 407-293-1361.

Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m.; Greenwood Cemetery, 1603 Greenwood St., Orlando. American Legion Post 19 and Ladies Auxiliary will perform a traditional ceremony with wreath laying and Taps. Details: 407-246-2616.

SEMINOLE COUNTY

Memorial Day Program: 10 a.m.; Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway St., Oviedo. Music will be provided by Hagerty High School JROTC, Artie Hopkins and Jeff Evans playing bagpipes. Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere will make presentation, and guest speaker will be Staff Sgt. Allan Jones. Details: 407-365-3255.

Parade and Remembrance Ceremony: 10 a.m.; beginning at First Street in downtown Sanford and ending with ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park, 110 E. Seminole Blvd., Sanford. Hosted by Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 173. Details: 407-688-5120.

Memorial Day Service: 11 a.m.; Longwood Memorial Gardens, 929 N. Grant St. Hosted by VFW Post 8207.

60th Anniversary of Korean War: Following Parade and Remembrance Ceremony; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd. Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 173, Department of Defense and Republic of Korea will furnish 60th anniversary certificates of appreciation to Korean War veterans and families of the deceased. Details: Chuck Travers, 407-252-0773, or rodojohn5@centurylink.net.

OSCEOLA COUNTY

Memorial Day Service: 8:30 a.m.; Osceola Memory Gardens, 1717 Old Boggy Creek Road, Kissimmee. Osceola County Veterans Council and other groups will perform ceremony. Details: 407-957-2511.

Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m.; Veterans Memorial at corner of Campus and Celebration avenues, Celebration. Service will include flag ceremony by Scouts, Celebration Community Chorus performance and Armed Forces Salute. Details: 407-566-1200, Ext. 224.

Memorial Day Service: 10 a.m.; Mount Peace Cemetery, 755 E. 10th St., St. Cloud. Hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3227 to remember and honor those who gave their lives. Details: 407-892-6761.


Go to OrlandoSentinel.com for more Memorial Day events.

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